Ep 56: News Roundup - Acquisitions, OpenSea, Executive Shuffles, NASA's James Webb Telescope

This week we're talking about big deals and big tech and big stuff as Farmville's Zynga was acquired for 11 billion and NFT marketplace OpenSea raises $300 million at a scorching $13 billion valuation. Big tech staff movements are on the rise, people are moving all over the place, including Meta's head of PR resigning and Signal's CEO is stepping down. And our reports of 70 departures from Microsoft's HoloLens team to companies like Facebook Meta and other stories, including the successful assembly of NASA's big Webb telescope.

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Interested in the future of Internet technology? Join us each week as we talk about the latest news and trends in AI, blockchain, IoT, and cloud with founders and innovators building the next wave. We cover the rise of the fourth platform that will serve billions of connected people, apps, and devices in the age of IoT. Along the way, we interview leaders and executives at some of today’s top technology firms, who share their real-world experiences from the practitioner’s point of view. About our hosts: Dean Nelson is the founder of Infrastructure Masons and CEO of Virtual Power Systems. Previously, he was head of Uber Compute. Dean's an expert in IT and hyperscale infrastructure who's led over $10B in datacenter projects in 9 countries. James Thomason is the CTO of EDJX and President of Rave Media. He was formerly CTO of Cloud at Dell. He's a repeat Silicon Valley technology expert and entrepreneur with over $1B in career exits across 14 startups. Brad Kirby is the COO of EDJX and is a CPA with deep fintech experience gained through various roles over his 15 year career, split between Deloitte and Brookfield prior to EDJX.