August 4, 2023, 3:55 AM

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Apple reports Q3 revenue down 1.4% YoY to $81.8B, declining for a third quarter in a row but largely in line with estimates, and net income up 2.3% to $19.9B  —  Services revenue reaches new all-time high Installed base of active devices sets all-time record
Aaron Tilley / Wall Street Journal:
Apple Q3 revenue: iPhone down 2.4% YoY to $39.7B, Mac down 7.3% YoY to $6.8B, iPad down 19.8% to $5.8B, and Wearables, Home, and Accessories up 2.5% to $8.3B  —  Sales of iPhones missed analyst estimates, although executives pointed to continued strength in emerging markets
Stephen Nellis / Reuters:
Apple Q3: revenue grew 7.9% YoY to $15.8B in China, with iPhone up “double digits” and a quarterly Services record, but fell 5.6% YoY to $35.4B in the Americas  —  Apple (AAPL.O) on Thursday reported sales and profit that beat Wall Street expectations despite a decline in iPhone sales …
Todd Spangler / Variety:
Amazon reports Q2 revenue up 11% YoY to $134.4B, a $6.7B net income, vs. a $2B net loss in Q2 2022, AWS segment sales up 12% YoY to $22.1B; AMZN jumps 9%+  —, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2023.
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Amazon Q2: ad revenue up 22% YoY to $10.68B, vs. $10.4B est., subscription revenue up 14% YoY to $9.89B, and North America segment sales up 11% YoY to $82.5B  —  - Amazon's report showed a return to double-digit revenue growth.  — The company posted its biggest earnings beat since its report for the fourth-quarter of 2020.
Kris Holt / Engadget:
Google expands its privacy tools, including to alert users when their personal info appears in Search and to remove consensual explicit images from Search  —  The company will soon blur explicit imagery in results by default too.  —  Google has announced several updates to Search aimed …
Jess Weatherbed / The Verge:
Brave Search updates its image and video search to use Brave's own index rather than Bing's or Google's; some advanced search capabilities are still absent  —  Brave, best known for its privacy-focused web browser, is adding image and video search to Brave Search that now relies …
Brian Fung / CNN:
Sensor Tower: Threads' DAUs fell to 8M on July 31, down 82% from launch; the daily average time spent fell from 19 minutes per day at launch to 2.9 on August 1  —  Threads, Meta's Twitter rival, is struggling to retain users roughly a month after its highly publicized launch …
Coinbase reports Q2 revenue down 12% YoY to $707.9M, vs. $631.2M est., net loss down 91% YoY to $97M, and transaction revenue down 50% YoY to $327.1M  —  - Trading revenue was less than that from other sources  — Interest income down after USDC stablecoin circulation fell
Nupur Anand / Reuters:
Block reports Q2 revenue up 26% YoY to $5.53B, Square gross profit up 18% YoY to $888M, Cash App gross profit up 37% YoY to $968M; SQ drops 5%+  —  Block Inc (SQ.N) reported a rise in second-quarter revenue on Thursday as payment volumes at the fintech giant led by Jack Dorsey held up against a tough economic backdrop.
Suvashree Ghosh / Bloomberg:
A look at efforts in Asian jurisdictions like Hong Kong and Japan to clarify crypto rules, in contrast to the US, which remains mired in regulatory uncertainty  —  - Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea rolled out fresh frameworks  — US lawmakers remain in heated debates over regulating crypto
Andrew Tarantola / Engadget:
IBM, HuggingFace, and NASA release an open-source geospatial foundation model to support new climate and Earth science AIs that can track deforestation and more  —  The open-source model will serve as the basis for future forest, crop and climate change-monitoring AI.

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