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November 2, 2017, 9:35 PM

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Apple:
Apple Q4: revenue of $52.6B, up 12% YoY, vs. $50.7B expected; net income $10.7B, up from $9B YoY; services revenue $8.5B, up 34% YoY; stock up 5%+ after hours  —  Revenue Up 12 Percent and EPS Up 24 Percent to New September Quarter Records  —  Services Revenue Reaches All-Time High
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter says employee accidentally deactivated Trump's account which was down for 11 minutes before being restored  —  For 11 beautiful minutes  —  President Donald Trump's Twitter account, @realdonaldtrump, disappeared from the site for around five beautiful minutes shortly before 7PM ET.
Sonam Rai / Reuters:
Qualcomm sues Apple in California court, alleging Apple breached a licensing contract by cc'ing an Intel engineer on email requesting proprietary info, more  —  (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) has sued Apple Inc (AAPL.O), alleging that it violated a software license contract …
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
Documents show internal strife within Unicode Consortium over proposed “Frowning Pile Of Poo” emoji, with some worrying about a lack of oversight  —  Unicode, the organization that oversees the evolution of Emoji, is in the middle of a fierce debate over a frowning pile of poop.
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
HTC debuts U11 Plus: 6" 1440p LCD screen, Snapdragon 835, 3,930mAh battery, IP68 rating, Alexa support; ships November 20 in UK for £699, no plans for US launch  —  Ships with Oreo and more of the good stuff that made the U11 so appealing  —  The HTC U11 has been one of the best …
Associated Press:
Secureworks finds data showing Russia's Fancy Bear targeted 4.7K Gmail users worldwide using 19K malicious links mostly generated during Moscow office hours  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — The hackers who disrupted the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton's campaign …
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google to shut down its QPX Express API for airfare data, which launched out of its ITA acquisition, on April 10, 2018  —  As Google gradually builds out its footprint in travel search, the company is also making a move to shut down one of its data feeds to others in the travel space.

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