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October 26, 2022, 8:15 PM

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Meta - Investor Relations:
Meta Q3: revenue down 4% YoY to $27.7B, net income down 52% YoY to $4.4B, family daily active people up 4% YoY to 2.93B, headcount up 28% YoY; stock drops 19%+  —  MENLO PARK, Calif. - October 26, 2022 - Meta Platforms, Inc. (Nasdaq: META) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2022.
Nelson Wang / CoinDesk:
Meta reports Reality Labs had a $3.67B loss for Q3 2022 on $285M in revenue vs. $406M est. and says the unit's operating loss will grow “significantly” in 2023  —  Meta's revenues for the division came in at $285 million, down from $452 million in the second quarter.
Nick Statt / Protocol:
Meta plans to launch the next generation of its consumer Quest headset in 2023  —  A follow-up to the Quest 2 virtual reality headset is arriving next year, Meta said in its most recent earnings announcement.  The device will be a consumer-grade headset unlike the recently released Quest Pro …
Edward Ludlow / Bloomberg:
Elon Musk changes his Twitter bio to Chief Twit and visits the company's San Francisco office; memo to employees: “you'll all hear directly from him on Friday”  —  Elon Musk made his presence felt at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters Wednesday, posting a video clip of himself walking …
Kirsten Korosec / TechCrunch:
Sources: autonomous vehicle startup Argo AI, which raised billions from carmakers, is shutting down and leaving parts and some staff to top backers Ford and VW  —  Argo AI, an autonomous vehicle startup that burst on the scene in 2017 stacked with a $1 billion investment, is shutting down …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Following complaints from prominent developers, Apple says it has “paused ads related to gambling and a few other categories on App Store product pages”  —  Apple today rolled out new ad placements in the App Store on the iPhone, allowing developers to advertise their apps in more places …
Berber Jin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: a16z's flagship crypto fund is down ~40% in H1 2022, above the 10%-20% losses at rival funds; a16z dramatically slowed its crypto investments in 2022  —  Chris Dixon, a partner who led the charge, says he has a ‘very long-term horizon’  —  Crypto Crashed, Coinbase's Stock Followed: What Went Wrong
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft says Xbox Game Pass is profitable and accounts for ~15% of Xbox's content and services revenue, after sharing PC Game Pass subscriptions rose 159% YoY  —  Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer has revealed that the company's Xbox Game Pass subscription service is already profitable.
Reuters:
Sources: the US DOJ launched a criminal probe into Tesla in 2021 that is still underway, following over a dozen crashes, some fatal, with Autopilot activated  —  Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) is under criminal investigation in the United States over claims that the company's electric vehicles can drive themselves …
Wayne Ma / The Information:
Source: Apple is working on an iPad with a 16-inch screen, the largest iPad yet and in line with the company's largest laptop, and is planning a Q4 2023 release  —  Apple is developing its largest iPad yet, a model with a 16-inch screen that it hopes to release in the fourth quarter of next year …
Aaron Tilley / Wall Street Journal:
A look at HoloLens' development, as Microsoft ceded its early lead in AR to Meta and others; one executive blames a lack of money and people behind the effort  —  Problems plagued development of its HoloLens augmented reality headset; ‘we had the opportunity to own this market’

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