Jack Dorsey departs Bluesky board — TC

Dorsey appears to have deleted his Bluesky account at some point last year, though his departure was only acknowledged at the time by a smattering of social media posts, writes Anthony Ha in TC.  

What is Elon Musk’s Grok chatbot and how does it work? — TC

Grok’s biggest selling point is its ability to access real-time X data — an ability no other chatbots have, thanks to X’s decision to gatekeep that data, writes Kyle Wiggers. 

Former Twitter chief executive Parag Agrawal raises $30M for new AI venture

Parag Agrawal, the former CEO of Twitter, has secured around $30 million for his new AI startup, according to The Information. 

Elon Musk rebrands Twitter to ‘X,’ replaces iconic bird logo — CNBC

Twitter owner Elon Musk officially changed the company’s famous bird logo to an “X” on Monday, writes Ashley Capoot. Here is the link:

Bluesky raises $8M

Bluesky, originally started as a project funded and supported by Twitter, has raised a $8 million seed funding round.