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Google Posts $31.1B In Total Revenue, Beats Top- And Bottom-Line Expectations

Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company, has announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2018.  $31.1 billion in quarterly revenue was reported by the company, which was down sequentially but up year over year.  This beats the Wall Street consensus estimates by about $870 million, and earnings also beat analyst expectations. Year over year, revenue growth [...]

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EU Commissioner: Two Remaining Antitrust Cases Against Google ‘Advancing’

Although Google's appeal of the 2.9 billion (€2.4 billion) fine imposed by the European Commission in 2017 is moving forward, EU Competition Commissioner Magrethe Vestager told colleagues that the other two antitrust cases against Google were “advancing.” This is based on a report from Reuters. The two cases are exclusivity provisions in Google AdSense agreements and app-install requirements in Android-OEM contracts. Although the "search [...]

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After A Week Of Crisis And Mea Culpas From Facebook, Assessing The Threats And Exposure

Ever since the breaking news a week ago of the Cambridge Analytica data mining revelations, there has been a lot going on.  At first, Facebook apologized in order to reduce its role in the scandal, and afterwards, opened the door to being regulated. After this had happened, along came another scandal that around around the collection of Android users' [...]

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US Senators Call For More Congressional Involvement In Wake Of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Debacle

There are some who believe that congress should become more heavily involved in how businesses are using artificial intelligence (AI).  Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) shared this sentiment on Tuesday at a panel on that topic sponsored by the Washington Post. Young and Cantwell are sponsors of the Fundamentally Understanding The Usability and [...]

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Says The Platform’s Intention Is To Open Verification To Everyone

In a 45 minute livestream on March 8, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addressed a number of safety-abuse and misinformation issues currently plaguing the site.  Three others joined him - David Gasca, head of product health; Vijaya Gadde, head of legal, policy and trust and safety; and Del Harvey, head of trust and safety.  Together, the four spend most of the [...]

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