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Hood Backs Off Of Google Investigation Hood Backs Off Of Google Investigation

Last week, Google said it was “deeply concerned” about reports that the MPAA has been secretly leading a campaign to revive SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act) and help “manufacture legal arguments” in connection with an investigation by Mississippi State …

Is The Right To Be Forgotten Dangerous? Is The Right To Be Forgotten Dangerous?

Google has released its latest Transparency Report, which as of earlier this year, now looks at URL removal requests from the highly-publicized Right to be Forgotten ruling in Europe. The inventor of the World Wide Web recently spoke out against …

News Corp. Acquires Financial Site BigDecisions News Corp. Acquires Financial Site BigDecisions

News Corp. announced that it Indian financial site BigDecisions.com. It’s described as a web startup that helps consumers make financial decisions. More specifically, BigDecisions aims to help Indian consumers make smarter financial decisions using data and algorithm-based tools. “Our latest …

Oracle Announces Datalogix Acquisition Oracle Announces Datalogix Acquisition

Oracle announced that it’s acquiring consumer data collection company Datalogix, which currently aggregates and provides data for over $2 trillion of consumer spending from 1,500 data partners. This data is used to provide ad targeting. Datalogix is already in use …

Yahoo Is Shutting Down More Services Yahoo Is Shutting Down More Services

Yahoo has been shutting down a lot of its products since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO. It even closed the famous Yahoo Directory that put the company on the map. Yahoo just announced its next round of shut-downs. “In …

Obama: Sony ‘Made a Mistake’ by Canceling The Interview Obama: Sony ‘Made a Mistake’ by Canceling The Interview

President Obama has officially weighed in on Sony’s decision to pull the new film The Interview, due to threats made by a hacker group which previously exposed company documents. “Sony’s a corporation. It suffered significant damage. There were threats against …

Instagram Is Apparently Worth a Fortune, Despite Slow Path to Monetization Instagram Is Apparently Worth a Fortune, Despite Slow Path to Monetization

Facebook’s $1 billion purchase of Instagram is looking pretty damn good right now, at least according to research from Citigroup. Apparently the firm believes that Instagram is now worth $35 billion – and that’s a conservative estimate. “While Instagram is …

Hulu Acquires ‘Fargo’ And Other MGM Content Hulu Acquires ‘Fargo’ And Other MGM Content

Hulu announced that it has acquired exclusive streaming rights to hit television series (or mini-series, if you prefer..it was renewed for a second season) Fargo. The acquisition comes as part of an expansion of Hulu’s relationship with MGM, and it …

Infographic: The Launchpad To Career Growth Infographic: The Launchpad To Career Growth

This post brought to you by National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation . The content and opinions expressed below are that of WebProNews. The restaurant industry has some amazing career statistics to show for itself, and the National Restaurant Association Educational …

Flickr Apologizes For Selling User Photos Flickr Apologizes For Selling User Photos

A few weeks ago, Yahoo’s Flickr angered some photographers by selling their work for profit, which it would not share with them. The complaints started, and eventually it became a news story, which gained national attention courtesy of The Wall …

Hulu Signs Deal for a Bunch of FX Shows Hulu Signs Deal for a Bunch of FX Shows

Hulu and Twentieth Century Fox have just signed a deal that will bring a boatload of FX content to the streaming platform. The deal is multi-faceted, giving Hulu exclusive rights to current FX shows, future seasons of those current shows, …

Google Drive Gains OpenOffice File Format Support Google Drive Gains OpenOffice File Format Support

Sometimes announcements are made, and you can’t help but think to yourself, “How wasn’t this already a thing?” Google made such an announcement this week in a Google+ post (as it so often does these days). Google Drive now supports …

Instagram Destroys Twitter in Brand Engagement, Says Report Instagram Destroys Twitter in Brand Engagement, Says Report

Brands looking to cultivate a robust social media following should be putting a lot of their time into Instagram, according to recent data. Socialbakers says that brand engagement on Instagram is blowing Twitter out of the water. In fact, the …

Yelp Wants To Save Lives With Its API Yelp Wants To Save Lives With Its API

Yelp announced that it’s lending its API to the U.S. Department of Transporattion to use in its SaferRide app. The goal is to keep people from driving after they’ve had too much to drink. “The app encourages potential drunk drivers …

LinkedIn’s SlideShare Expands Its Analytics Offering LinkedIn’s SlideShare Expands Its Analytics Offering

LinkedIn announces is opening up analytics feature previously only available to premium SlideShare users to all users. “Really helpful in slicing, dicing and understanding your traffic so you can understand and do more of what’s working (and less of what’s …

These Are The Top Business Skills Of The Year These Are The Top Business Skills Of The Year

This time of year, just about every major Internet service puts out some kind of look back at 2014. The search engines reveal the top trending searches of the year. The music streaming/download services reveal the hottest tunes. The social …

Here’s the Unsurprising Average Face of a CEO Here’s the Unsurprising Average Face of a CEO

What does the average face of a CEO look like? Exactly how you think it would, for the most part. Coupon company SumoCoupon used morphing technology to create composite images of the “average” face of male and female CEOs across …

Sprint’s NASCAR Sponsorship to End After 2016 Sprint’s NASCAR Sponsorship to End After 2016

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be no more after the 2016 season. Well, at least not under the name “Sprint”. Sprint has announced it has told NASCAR that it will not extend its sponsorship past 2016, citing a desire …

AMC Theatres Now Offering Movie-a-Day Subscription Plan AMC Theatres Now Offering Movie-a-Day Subscription Plan

In a move to get people out of their houses and watching movies at the theater as much as they’re watching them from their couches, AMC Theatres is partnering with MoviePass to bring a subscription model to the theatergoer. AMC …

Dish Adds Netflix App To Its Box Dish Adds Netflix App To Its Box

Dish just became the first major pay-TV provider in the U.S. to integrate Netflix. The company announced that the Netflix app is now available on its second-generation Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR box. Dish customers will now be able to stream …

Hulu Acquires SVOD Rights To Resurrection, Mistresses, Devious Maids Hulu Acquires SVOD Rights To Resurrection, Mistresses, Devious Maids

Hulu announced a new licensing agreement with the Disney-ABC Television Group that will give it exclusive SVOD rights to all episodes of Resurrection and Mistresses, and prior episodes of Lifetime’s Devious Maids. “ABC Studios produces some of the most compelling …