Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Friday, February 2


Amazon Dash

Amazon’s profits soared to $1.9bn, more than double a year ago.

Apple’s iPhone sales missed expectations but pass Samsung.

CBS explores Viacom merger.

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, lost $3.02 billion.

Lamborghini roars back into the black.

Quicken Loans returns to the Super Bowl.

Sony CEO is stepping down after pulling off turnaround plan.

The New York Times announces augmented reality project.

Toyota is back in the Super Bowl with three spots.

UNICEF launches blockchain-backed fundraising platform.

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