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Bonpflicht ohne Bon meistern

„Streit über Bonpflicht: Warum die Bons gar nicht ausgedruckt werden müssen – Die Bonpflicht gilt – doch eigentlich müsste kein Bon ausgedruckt werden. Obwohl sich Startups um digitale Lösungen bemühen, ist das Interesse gering.“

Heise

Trumps Facebook-Kampagne

„One year inside Trump’s monumental Facebook campaign – A Guardian investigation of 218,100 ads reveals how the campaign’s sophisticated social media machine targets conservative voters – As the Democratic candidates for president spent 2019 battling each other in early voting states, Donald Trump’s re-election campaign built a sophisticated social media machine to communicate with conservative voters, grow its email list and fine-tune its messaging.“

Guardian

Facebook-Web-Tracking

„How to Change Your Off-Facebook Activity Settings – Facebook’s long-awaited Off-Facebook Activity tool started rolling out today. While it’s not a perfect measure, and we still need stronger data privacy laws, this tool is a good step toward greater transparency and user control regarding third-party tracking. We hope other companies follow suit, and we encourage users to take advantage of it.“

EFF

Facebook-Quartalsergebnisse

„Facebook hits 2.5B users in Q4 but shares sink from slow profits – Safety is expensive – slowing profit growth beat up the share price. Facebook reached 2.5 billion monthly users, up 2%, from 2.45 billion in Q3 2019 when it grew 1.65%, and it now has 1.66 billion daily active users, up 2.4% from 1.62 billion last quarter when it grew 2%. Facebook brought in $21.08 billion in revenue, up 25% year-over-year, with $2.56 in earnings per share. – But net income was just $7.3 billion, up only 7% year-over-year compared to 61% growth over 2018. Meanwhile, operating margins fell from 45% over 2018 to 34% for 2019. Expenses grew to $12.2 billion for Q4 2019, up a whopping 34% from Q4 2018. For the year, Facebook’s $46 billion in expenses are up 51% vs 2018. One big source of those expenses? Headcount grew 26% year-over-year to 44,942, and Facebook now has over 1000 engineers working on privacy.“

TechCrunch

Microsoft-Quartalsergebnisse

Microsoft’s Office, Surface, and cloud businesses lead Q2 results – Windows also did well, but gaming is down – Microsoft posted the second quarter of its 2020 financial results today, reporting revenue of $36.9 billion and net income of $11.6 billion. Surface and Office are both up, and revenue from Windows licenses has also increased just as Windows 7 support comes to an end. Gaming revenue is down a massive 21 percent, and Microsoft is blaming some of that on a strong quarter of a third-party game last year. – Microsoft’s Surface revenue jumped massively during the same quarter a year ago, on the back of a Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, and Surface Headphones launch. It pushed Surface closer to a $2 billion business. This year, Surface revenue has also increased by 6 percent to $1.9 billion.“

The Verge

PayPal-Quartalsergebnisse

PayPal reports solid Q4, claims 305 million active users – The company also announced that Venmo’s active user based sits at 52 million. But executives cited trepidation in the economy. … For the year PayPal reported revenue of $17.77 billion and non-GAAP EPS of $3.10. Elsewhere on the balance sheet, the company ended the quarter with an active account base of 305 million, after adding 9.3 million users in Q4. – PayPal says it processed $199 billion in total payment volume during the quarter. Breaking the numbers down further, PayPal says it processed a total of roughly 3.5 billion payment transactions. Overall, the quarter was strong, but there are concerns about the economy to start the year.“

ZDNet

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