President Biden Signs Executive Order on Cybersecurity

President Biden has signed an executive order aimed at improving US cybersecurity in the wake of major attacks.

Microsoft Outlook a Major Security Issue for WFM

Amid an unprecedented transition to work from home (WFM), Microsoft Outlook has come into focus as a security weak point.

EU Loses Case to Force Amazon to Pay Back Taxes

The European Union has lost a high-profile case in which it was trying to force Amazon to pay $300 million in back taxes.

Xiaomi Removed From US Blacklist

The Department of Defense (DOD) is removing Chinese firm Xiaomi from a blacklist preventing it from operating in the US.

Polaroid Talks About Lady Gaga’s Role with the Company

Earlier this month, Polaroid announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Lada Gaga, which will see the pop superstar serving as the company’s creative director for a specialty line of Polaroid Imaging products. This was highlighted at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, which WebPronews attended.

Vevo Launches Grammy Channel

Recently launched online music video site Vevo has partnered with The Recording Academy and CBS to launch "The Grammys" channel.

The new channel will feature noteworthy footage from 52 years of Grammy performances and related programming available for free, on-demand viewing across the Vevo Network in the U.S. The new channel marks the first time The Recording Academy has made this archival footage publicly available.

YouTube Launches its Univision Channel

In November, YouTube announced that it had struck a partnership with one of the top Spanish-language broadcast networks in America, Univision. The partnership would see YouTube providing both short clips and full shows from the network. YouTube has now announced the official launch of the Univision channel.

The channel contains content from Univision’s three major networks: Univision, TeleFutura and Galavisión.

Number of New Twitterers Increases Significantly

Every month, WebProNews has been looking at Twitter’s growth in terms of new user registration and number of Tweets. In January, we looked at December’s numbers which showed an increase in tweeting frequency, as Twitter surpassed a billion tweets in a month.

In January, total tweets sent were the largest on record. However, they increased at 6.34% over December, which is the second lowest increase for the last twelve months. Only August saw a lower rate at -6.2%.

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