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February 9, 2018, 10:40 AM

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Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon is preparing to launch a delivery service for businesses, “Shipping with Amazon”, in Los Angeles in coming weeks with its third-party merchants  —  The company is preparing to begin the offering in Los Angeles with its ‘third-party merchants’ and then roll it out more broadly
James Vincent / The Verge:
YouTube temporarily suspends ads on Logan Paul's channels citing “recent pattern of behavior”, after multiple controversial posts since the suicide victim video  —  It's only a temporary suspension though  —  Has controversial YouTuber Logan Paul changed?  It seems YouTube doesn't think so.
Emily Schechter / Chromium Blog:
Google says Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure” starting in July 2018 with release of Chrome 68  —  For the past several years, we've moved toward a more secure web by strongly advocating that sites adopt HTTPS encryption.  And within the last year …
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Nest co-founder, chief product officer Matt Rogers says he's leaving to focus on his venture firm Incite.org but will help with Nest's transition into Google  —  Nest co-founder Matt Rogers says he's leaving the maker of smart home gadgets.  —  The move comes a day after Google's parent Alphabet …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Nvidia reports Q4 revenue of $2.91B, up 34% YoY or 10% QoQ, net income of $1.1B, up 71% YoY or 33% QoQ, and fiscal 2018 revenue of $9.71B, up 41% YoY  —  Nvidia used to be synonymous with graphics chips for game machines.  But now it is using those same chips to drive artificial intelligence calculations …
Qualcomm:
Qualcomm's board unanimously rejects Broadcom's revised unsolicited $121B acquisition offer and offers to meet them to address “serious deficiencies in value”  —  Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) ("Qualcomm" or the “Company") today announced that its Board of Directors …
Chris O'Brien / VentureBeat:
Getty Images signs an image licensing deal with Google, signaling a truce after filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google in the EU in April 2016  —  Almost two years after filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google, Getty Images announced today that it has signed a licensing deal with the Silicon Valley giant.

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