Knocking Trump off Twitter was a 'mistake,' ex-employee says

A former Twitter employee who stunned the world earlier this month by deactivating President Donald Trump’s account for 11 minutes has now stepped forward.

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Google's artificial intelligence computer 'no longer constrained by limits of human knowledge'

The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its creators claim.

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Apple Slashes App Store Affiliate Commissions


Apple has stunned the wider development community with an emailed announcement that it has decided to slash commissions for App Store affiliates from 7 percent to 2.5 percent, starting May 1. The cuts apply to all apps and in-app content, Apple said. However, they do not apply to commissions for movies, music, books and TV, which will remain at 7 percent. The company will continue to pay commissions on Apple Music memberships as well. Both the extent of the cuts and the brief notice provided — they go into effect next week — are surprising.

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Apple Goes on Record-Breaking Spree


Apple stunned Wall Street Tuesday afternoon, with Q1 earnings that set new quarterly unit and revenue records in key product segments, and its highest-ever earnings per share. Apple CEO Tim Cook told analysts that the company set all-time revenue and unit records for its iPhone and Apple Watch brands, all-time revenue records for its Mac and Services businesses, and all-time revenue records for four of its five geographic sectors. The company sold a record 78.3 million iPhones during the quarter, up 5 percent from the year-ago period.

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Amazon Rides High on Profit Stunner


Amazon last week stunned Wall Street by releasing third-quarter earnings that blazed past consensus estimates on the strength of its growing cloud services business and surprisingly strong response to its efforts to boost membership in its Prime program. Shares were up almost 7 percent to $601.72 in late trading Friday, after reaching as high as $619.94 for the day. Net income was $79 million in the quarter, or 17 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $437 million, or 95 cents a share, in the year-ago quarter.

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