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May 3, 2017, 4:15 PM

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Mark Zuckerberg:
Facebook to add 3,000 people to its community operations team to review reports of inappropriate content, after several high-profile violent video incidents  —  Over the last few weeks, we've seen people hurting themselves and others on Facebook — either live or in video posted later.
Ben Thompson / Stratechery:
Ubiquity of WeChat in China means Apple cannot differentiate iPhones with iOS as it does elsewhere, hurting sales and putting pressure on new hardware releases  —  Did you hear about the new Microsoft Surface Laptop?  The usual suspects are claiming it's a MacBook competitor, which is true insomuch as it is a laptop.
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
Facebook:
Facebook Reports First Quarter 2017 Results  —  Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017.  —  “We had a good start to 2017,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO.  “We're continuing to build tools to support a strong global community.”
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Ina Fried / Axios:
Waymo says former executive Levandowski made deal with Uber before he left, was given 5M shares of Uber stock day after leaving, months before Otto acquisition  —  Lawyers for Google's former self-driving car unit showed internal Uber emails Wednesday that it says bolster its case …
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Hulu launches its live TV service for $40 a month, which also includes Hulu's subscription video service as well as Hulu originals  —  It includes Hulu's other subscription service — but not the most popular show on TV.  —  Want to watch TV, delivered live and on-demand, over the web, for about $40 a month?
Greg Barbosa / 9to5Mac:
SoundCloud debuts The Upload, a Discover Weekly-style playlist that recommends new music, available now on iOS and Android  —  SoundCloud has unveiled a new feature today to help listeners discover even more new music.  The Upload is SoundCloud's answer to the music discovery playlists …
Christian Shepherd / Reuters:
China's internet regulator, CAC, issues new rules, effective June 1, requiring online news services to be managed by party-sanctioned editorial staff  —  China on Tuesday issued tighter rules for online news portals and network providers, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's push to secure …

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