Starting July 10th, Google will require people buying ads related to candidates in federal elections to be US citizens or lawful permanent residents (David McCabe/Axios)

David McCabe / Axios: Starting July 10th, Google will require people buying ads related to candidates in federal elections to be US citizens or lawful permanent residents  —  People buying Google ads related to candidates in U.S. federal elections will have to prove they are U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents beginning July 10, the… Read More Starting July 10th, Google will require people buying ads related to candidates in federal elections to be US citizens or lawful permanent residents (David McCabe/Axios)

Alibaba’s Q4 beats estimates with revenue of $9.9B, up 61% YoY, but profit was down to $1.1B from ~$1.55B a year ago (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Jon Russell / TechCrunch: Alibaba’s Q4 beats estimates with revenue of $9.9B, up 61% YoY, but profit was down to $1.1B from ~$1.55B a year ago  —  Alibaba is forecasting yet more growth for its business after it beat analyst forecasts with its fourth-quarter results.  —  Revenue came in at 61.9 billion RMB … from… Read More Alibaba’s Q4 beats estimates with revenue of $9.9B, up 61% YoY, but profit was down to $1.1B from ~$1.55B a year ago (Jon Russell/TechCrunch)

Sources: Facebook has been conducting market research to determine whether an ad-free subscription-based version would spur more people to join the network (Sarah Frier/Bloomberg)

Sarah Frier / Bloomberg: Sources: Facebook has been conducting market research to determine whether an ad-free subscription-based version would spur more people to join the network  —  – Internal debate whether users will pay to avoid advertisments  — Data-privacy crisis forces company to seek to regain trust from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2JQ8K78