April 26, 2023, 4:55 AM

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Alphabet reports Q1 revenue up 3% YoY to $69.8B, net income down 8% YoY to $15.1B, Other Bets revenue down 35% YoY to $288M, and Other Bets loss up 47% YoY  —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - April 25, 2023 - Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2023.
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Sources: Apple is working on emotion tracking tools, coming to its Health app in 2023, and an AI-powered health coaching subscription service codenamed Quartz  —  Apple Inc. is working on an artificial intelligence-powered health coaching service and new technology for tracking emotions …
Microsoft reports Q3 revenue up 7% YoY to $52.9B, net income up 9% YoY to $18.3B, Office Commercial up 13% YoY, Dynamics 365 up 25% YoY, and LinkedIn up 8% YoY  —  REDMOND, Wash. — April 25, 2023 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the following results for the quarter ended March 31, 2023 …
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Voyager Digital says Binance.US terminated an agreement to acquire the bankrupt crypto broker for $1B, less than a week after the US abandoned stopping the deal  —  Voyager Digital Ltd said Binance.US had terminated an agreement to purchase the bankrupt crypto broker.
Rachel Metz / Bloomberg:
OpenAI now lets ChatGPT users turn off their chat histories, excluding them from the company's models, and plans to launch ChatGPT Business in the coming months  —  OpenAI is letting people opt to withhold their ChatGPT conversations from use in training the artificial intelligence company's models.
Damilare Dosunmu / Rest of World:
A look at the waning crypto hype in Africa, as consumer trust fades, startups shut down, and Web3 workers reconsider their careers after FTX's fallout  —  Trust is fading, startups are shutting down, and Web3 workers are reconsidering their career choices.  —  • LAGOS, NIGERIA
Monica Chin / The Verge:
Hands-on with Asus' ROG Ally, a handheld Windows gaming machine launching May 11 that can be a strong Steam Deck competitor depending on the price and software  —  I had a fun time testing this device, but everything's going to come down to price. … Basically everything written about Asus …
Inside Meta's scramble to catch up on AI: slow to adopt pricey AI-optimized systems, scrapping a custom AI chip for a more ambitious model in 2025, and more  —  As the summer of 2022 came to a close, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg gathered his top lieutenants for a five-hour dissection …
Alex Thompson / Axios:
After President Biden's reelection campaign announcement, the Republican National Committee posts an attack ad featuring AI-generated images, including of Biden  —  - The video features AI-created images appearing to show Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris celebrating at an Election Day party …
Nick Clegg says TikTok's presence in the US, while China bars Meta, isn't a level playing field, and new tech like AI shouldn't be based on autocratic values  —  Meta Platforms Inc.'s head of global affairs, Nick Clegg, called into question the values of TikTok by invoking …
Cat Zakrzewski / Washington Post:
US agency officials, including the FTC's Lina Kahn and the EEOC's Charlotte Burrows, commit to enforcing civil rights laws against AI systems perpetuating bias  —  Officials from multiple federal agencies say they committed to enforce existing civil rights laws against AI systems that perpetuate bias

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