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April 24, 2018, 7:45 AM

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Alphabet:
Alphabet reports Q1 revenue of $31.1B, up 26% YoY, net income of $9.4B, up from $5.4B YoY, but capital expenditures hit $7.3B, up from $2.5B YoY  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - April 23, 2018 - Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018.
YouTube Blog:
YouTube releases its first community guidelines enforcement report: 8M+ videos removed in Q4 2017, with 6.7M first flagged by machines  —  In December we shared how we're expanding our work to remove content that violates our policies.  Today, we're providing an update and giving …
Kyle Orland / Ars Technica:
Researchers reveal unpatchable vulnerability in Nvidia Tegra chips that make all currently available Nintendo Switch consoles hackable  —  Newly published Tegra bootROM exploit could be a big headache for Nintendo and others.  —  A newly published “exploit chain” for Nvidia Tegra X1-based systems seems …
Monika Bickert / Facebook:
Facebook publishes the internal guidelines it uses to enforce its public Community Standards, will allow users to appeal when their posts are taken down  —  One of the questions we're asked most often is how we decide what's allowed on Facebook.  These decisions are among the most important …
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Facebook gives its definition of terrorism, says it took action on 1.9M pieces of ISIS and al-Qaeda content in Q1, ~2x the previous quarter, finding 99% itself  —  Facebook Inc. said it was able to remove a larger amount of content from the Islamic State and al-Qaeda in the first quarter of 2018 by actively looking for it.
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Amazon partners with GM and Volvo to launch in-car package delivery service for Prime subscribers in 37 cities in the US  —  New service in collaboration with GM and Volvo will launch in 37 cities in the US  —  Last year, Amazon asked for permission to unlock your front door …
Aoife White / Bloomberg:
Apple's acquisition of Shazam faces extended EU probe as antitrust regulators worry that Apple might halt Shazam referrals and use Shazam data to hamper rivals  —  EU says concerned Apple could use Shazam data to hamper rivals  —  Probe also looking whether Apple could halt Shazam referrals

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