Dell Cancels Some Alienware Shipments to Certain States

Alienware customers in specific states are in for a disappointment, as Dell is cancelling some shipments.

Biden Promotes High-Speed Internet Provision of Infrastructure Bill

President Joe Biden is talking up the high-speed internet provision of his signature infrastructure bill.

Deja Vu: Twitter Shuts Offices Amid COVID Surge

Twitter has closed its San Francisco and New York offices amid surging COVID cases.

Google Pushes Back Return to Office, Will Require Vaccination

Google has joined Apple in pushing back its return to the office date, and confirmed it will require onsite employees to be vaccinated.

Bing Talks Local Business Listings

In case you missed it, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke at SMX West in Santa Clara yesterday, addressing the search marketing industry for the first time (you can watch that at our new site live.webpronews.com). Obviously, much of the conversation was centered around Bing.

Facebook: “Promote your Post” Just a Test

Update: I finally got word back from Facebook, who confirmed that the feature is indeed only a test. "The "Promote" feature is just a test and is unrelated to our Promotions Guidelines," the company says. They  did not give any specifics about a possible full launch.

Google Reiterates Support For Uncensored Results In China

When Google made its dramatic "new approach to China" announcement in January, it sounded as if the company might leave the country within the month.  Obviously, that didn’t happen.  But according to testimony given today before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law, Google hasn’t forgotten its ultimatum.

What Happens to Twitter Ad Networks When Twitter Launches Ads?

Twitter is expected to launch an ad platform this month (some have speculated this will happen at SXSW). While this hasn’t been confirmed, the industry has been waiting for quite some time to Twitter to launch such a monetization model.

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