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May 3, 2024, 9:20 AM

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Kif Leswing / CNBC:
Apple Q2 revenue: iPhone down 10% YoY to $45.96B, Mac up 4% to $7.45B, iPad down 17% to $5.56B, and Wearables, Home, and Accessories down 10% to $7.91B  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook waves to journalists after his meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 17, 2024.
Apple:
Apple reports Q2 revenue down 4% YoY to $90.75B, net income down 2% to $23.64B, and announces a $110B share buyback, its largest yet; AAPL jumps 5% after hours  —  Services revenue reaches new all-time record  —  EPS sets March quarter record  —  Apple® today announced financial results …
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Sudz Niel Kar / MyHealthyApple:
Apple Watch's AFib history feature gets FDA approval for use in clinical studies, the first digital health tech qualified under FDA's MDDT program  —  The FDA today announced that it has qualified the Apple Watch AFib ( Atrial Fibrillation) history feature as an MDDT (Medical Device Development Tools).
Ashley Stewart / Business Insider:
Sources: Bill Gates remains intimately involved in Microsoft's operations, advising on strategy, nurturing Microsoft's relationship with Sam Altman, and more  —  Insiders say he's still pulling the strings at Microsoft  —  In 2017, just before Microsoft forged a partnership …
Aria Alamalhodaei / TechCrunch:
Hubble Network, which is building a satellite network for Bluetooth devices, says it has made a Bluetooth connection directly to a satellite for the first time  —  Hubble Network has become the first company in history to establish a Bluetooth connection directly to a satellite …
Lindsay Clark / The Register:
A committee of UK legislators says the government's reticence to address alleged copyright theft is a “de facto endorsement” of the way tech firms build LLMs  —  A committee of UK legislators has slammed the government for its response to alleged copyright theft as a …
Paige Smith / Bloomberg:
Olga Kharif / Bloomberg:
Coinbase reports Q1 net revenue up 116% YoY to $1.59B, vs. $1.32B est., net income of $1.18B, consumer transaction revenue of $935M, up 99% QoQ  —  - Consumer transaction revenue almost doubled from last quarter  — Urges ‘caution in extrapolating’ results so far this quarter
Jess Weatherbed / The Verge:
Google says 400M+ Google Accounts have used passkeys since the rollout, logging 1B+ authentications, and expands passkeys to its Advanced Protection Program  —  Google is kicking off World Password Day by updating us on its efforts toward replacing the often hacked, guessed, and stolen form of authentication with passkeys.
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