Major US technology companies are trying to adapt to rapidly changing conditions. Amazon and Facebook posted stellar first-quarter earnings, while Twitter and Apple disappointed.
The social media platform reported weaker-than-expected growth in monthly active users and saw a drop in revenues, dealing the company the twin blow of another loss and further doubt about Twitter's business.
The US tech giant seeks to jump on up-and-coming technology trends with a new "smart" home speaker, and device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence.
Facebook has hit a new milestone, with the number of its active monthly users crossing two billion. The firm's CEO Mark Zuckerberg says its new mission is not just connecting people, but helping them find common ground.
The latest internet technologies must be developed to encourage free speech and not be used as a tool to surveil and harass those who dare to speak up, says technologist Claudio Guarnieri.
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