Twitter’s takeover defense, Meta’s AR project with The Verge’s Alex Heath + Wordcab’s Aleks Smechov + OK Boomer: Rachel Cantor | E1436

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00:00 Molly tees up today’s variety show
02:32 Alex Heath from The Verge joins to discuss the news he broke on Facebook/Meta’s further push into AR/VR
10:40 Coda – The All-in-one doc for teams, get a $1,000 credit at https://coda.io/twist
11:59 Mark Zuckerberg’s ego in the AR/VR race, CTRL-labs acquisition a cool move or a fool move?
22:17 Gun.io – Get $250 off your first developer hire at https://Gun.io/twist!
23:33 Magic Leap & where is Microsoft in AR/VR?
33:24 Microsoft for Startups Hub – Apply in 5 minutes, no funding required, sign up at http://aka.ms/thisweekinstartups
34:41 Will Google get more involved with AR/VR?
38:04 Twitter’s all-hands and future prospects
1:04:54 Introducing Molly’s interview w/Wordcab’s founder & CEO Aleks Smechov
1:07:10 Molly’s interview w/Wordcab founder & CEO Aleks Smechov
1:18:51 Toss to OKB w/Rachel & Rachel Cantor of Tydo

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