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New script-reading software aims to manage slush pile — Hollywood Reporter

A new tool aims to get screenplays to the top of the pile at agencies and studios, and not tossed back onto the unwanted stack of unsolicited submissions, writes Etan Vlessing.

Here is the link: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/scripthop-launches-the-packet-script-submitting-program-to-escape-the-slush-pile

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Ex-FTX boss Bankman-Fried: ‘I didn’t try to commit fraud’ — BBC

Sam Bankman-Fried, the former boss of collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has denied committing fraud, writes Ben Derico and James Clayton.

Capitol raises $10M

New York-based Capitol, has raised a $10 million seed round.

Brazilian regulator seizes iPhones from retail stores as Apple fails to comply with charger requirement — 9To5Mac

As first reported by Tecnoblog, Procon-DF has seized “hundreds...

Twitter won’t restart paid verification until ‘significant impersonations’ stop, Elon Musk says — The Verge

Elon Musk told Twitter employees on Monday that the company won’t relaunch its paid verification subscription, writes Alex Heath.