Alphabet grew more than expected in Q1, but its ad business saw ‘significant slowdown’ in March – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Today after the bell, Alphabet, parent company of Google, reported its Q1 2020 performance. The company’s $41.16 billion in revenue for the three-month period came in ahead of expectations, besting analyst estimates of $40.33 billion. However, its earnings per share came in under expectations, with the street anticipating $10.38 in per-share profit, while Alphabet…

Sources: Zuckerberg more actively in charge of Facebook after five departures from board of directors since 2019, as he attempts to consolidate decision-making (Wall Street Journal)

[ad_1] Wall Street Journal: Sources: Zuckerberg more actively in charge of Facebook after five departures from board of directors since 2019, as he attempts to consolidate decision-making  —  The 35-year-old tycoon has recast the company’s board of directors and sought a high-profile role for the social-media giant in the Covid-19 pandemic [ad_2] Source link

‘Queer Eye’ expert Bobby Berk is designing ‘Animal Crossing’ houses

[ad_1] All things just keep getting better. Image: Twitter All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. By Alexis Nedd2020-04-28 21:40:32 UTC Animal Crossing for the Nintendo Switch has become a de facto replacement for social interaction…

Streaming films are eligible for next year’s Academy Awards — but there’s a catch

[ad_1] With the pandemic decimating the 2020 theatrical release calendar, the Oscars have made an unprecedented decision: For the first time in the nine-decade history of the Academy Awards, streaming films that did not get a theatrical release will be allowed to compete. The Hollywood Reporter writes that the decision was reached Tuesday during a…

Need mental health help during COVID-19? This website aims to help.

[ad_1] There’s no shortage of local, state, and national helplines that offer support to people during emotional or mental health crises. The problem is that they’ve not been easily accessible in one searchable database, which means it might take callers or texters reaching out for help longer to find the resources they need.  A new…

Zetta Venture Partners’ Jocelyn Goldfein chats about AI investing – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Earlier this month, href=”https://www.zettavp.com/”>Zetta Venture Partners, a B2B, AI-focused venture outfit, announced a new $180 million fund. As new VC funds are anecdotally a bit thinner on the ground these days — and because we’re in the midst of economic upheaval, which is changing investing patterns and shaking up startup verticals — I got…