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Interviews with 70+ current and former Netflix employees tell of a culture of candor and transparency that some find ruthless, demoralizing, and…

Wall Street Journal : Interviews with 70+ current and former Netflix employees tell of a culture of candor and transparency that some find ruthless, demoralizing, and dysfunctional   —  Buzzwords and anxiety fill the hallways as Hollywood giant tries to maintain a winning culture amid breakneck growth; ‘sunshining’ the ‘N-word’ scandal

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Alphabet reports Q3 Google ad business revenue of $28.95B, “other” revenues, like cloud and hardware, of $4.64B, and traffic acquisition costs of…

Jillian D'Onfro / CNBC : Alphabet reports Q3 Google ad business revenue of $28.95B, “other” revenues, like cloud and hardware, of $4.64B, and traffic acquisition costs of $6.58B   —  Google-parent company Alphabet just reported its third quarter earnings.  The company beat earnings expectations but missed revenue expectations.

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Christie’s sells a portrait by the French art collective Obvious generated using AI for $432,500, over 40x its estimated price, a first for the…

Gabe Cohn / New York Times : Christie's sells a portrait by the French art collective Obvious generated using AI for $432,500, over 40x its estimated price, a first for the auction house   —  Last Friday, a portrait produced by artificial intelligence was hanging at Christie's New York opposite an Andy Warhol print and beside a bronze work by Roy Lichtenstein.

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Snap reports Q3 revenue of $298M, vs. $283M estimated, up 43% YoY, and DAUs of 186M, vs. 186.1M estimated, up 5% YoY but down 1% QoQ; stock down 10%…

Sara Salinas / CNBC : Snap reports Q3 revenue of $298M, vs. $283M estimated, up 43% YoY, and DAUs of 186M, vs. 186.1M estimated, up 5% YoY but down 1% QoQ; stock down 10% after hours   —  - Wall Street was keeping a close eye on active user numbers for Snap's namesake photo-sharing app, Snapchat, as global social media use plateaus.

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Amazon Q3: revenue of $56.6B, up 29% YoY, operating income of $3.7B, up from $347M YoY, net income of $2.9B, up from $256M YoY; stock down 7%+ after…

Amazon : Amazon Q3: revenue of $56.6B, up 29% YoY, operating income of $3.7B, up from $347M YoY, net income of $2.9B, up from $256M YoY; stock down 7%+ after hours   —  SEATTLE—(BUSINESS WIRE) October 25, 2018—Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2018.

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SimpliSafe takes on Nest with the Video Doorbell Pro – Mashable

Mashable SimpliSafe takes on Nest with the Video Doorbell Pro Mashable Thanks to the doorbell's built-in microphones, you can also have two-way communication using the iOS or Android app. The Video Doorbell Pro is compatible with a range of doorbells. This is important as some older houses have less voltage than newer ... and more »

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4 ways to help girls around the world achieve their dreams – Mashable

Mashable 4 ways to help girls around the world achieve their dreams Mashable There are too many reasons why girls are held back from reaching their full potential, but some of the unique challenges they face include poor education funding, limited access to menstrual supplies, and difficulty obtaining and using mobile phones ... and more »

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