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Davide Serra’s $12.5 billion London-based firm Algebris is planting 25,000 eucalyptus, mango, orange, avocado and papaya trees across villages in Tanzania to offset its carbon footprint, joining everyone from the World Economic Forum to YouTube influencers in such programs.
-- Nishant Kumar, Bloomberg

Thanks, assholes.

Tanzania Mango prices double in 3 months
-- Halili Letea

The Wall Street Journal reported on January 29th that Penn National Gaming would be buying a 36% stake in Barstool Sports at a $450 million valuation
-- JohnWallStreet, Sports Illustrated

Spotify Technology S.A. the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service, today announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Ringer, a leading creator of sports, entertainment and pop culture content.
-- Business Wire

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned against Chinese-made DJI drones since 2017, insisting that the company may be handing off sensitive information to the Chinese government
-- Matt Novak, Gizmodo


Leadcore is based in China and specializes in SoCs for smartphones—the ultimate platform for functionality - and Intel bought Movidius for its advanced neural network-based image classification capability that was, and remains, much desired for autonomous vehicles. In the Spark drone, it is used to map the environment.
-- Patrick Mannion, EDN Network