TikTok Settles Privacy Suit For $92 Million

TikTok has agreed to pay $92 million to settle a lawsuit in the US over its privacy practices.

Voice Activation on Google Wear OS Broken For Months

Google Wear OS users have grown increasingly frustrated with Google after months of voice activation not working on their smartwatches.

LG Will License webOS to Other Smart TV Makers

LG has announced it will license its webOS smart TV platform to other TV makers, specifically brand partners.

President Biden Signs Executive Order to Review Supply Chain

President Biden has signed an executive order authorizing a review of the US supply chain, including semiconductors.

Google PPC Click Fraud Getting Harder to Detect

Perpetrators of click fraud are getting sneakier and sneakier. Harvard Business School professor Ben Edelman has uncovered one of the more diabolical click fraud schemes known to be hatched. As he summarizes it:

Yahoo Possibly Interested In Yelp

Fair warning: this is not a report upon which you should rearrange your stock portfolio.  Please don’t even bet anyone a significant amount of money.  Just the same, Carol Bartz appears to have given a hint that she’s interested in acquiring Yelp.

With Real-Time Search Comes Real-Time Advertising

Real-time search engine OneRiot announced a new "real-time ad network" today. It’s called RiotWise, and the company says its designed to help developers monetize their apps.

Online Book Piracy Nearing $3 Billion

Publishers could be losing between $2.75- 3 billion due to online book piracy, according to a new report from Attributor.

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