This episode is sponsored by ZenGo.

Meta Platforms (FB) reported third-quarter revenue of just $285 million in its Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) division, which comprises its augmented and virtual reality operations. That fell short of analyst expectations of $406 million. Plus, the world's largest bitcoin miner, Core Scientific (CORZ), warns that it may have to explore bankruptcy if it fails to improve its financial condition.

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This episode has been edited by Nia Freeman. Our executive producer is Jared Schwartz. Our theme song is “Neon Beach.”

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