SpaceX in Talks With Airlines to Provide In-Flight Starlink Internet

SpaceX is in talks with “several of the airlines” to provide in-flight WiFi using the company’s Starlink satellite internet service.

Data Breach Impacts 3.3 Million VW Customers in North America

Volkswagen has disclosed a data breach with one of its vendors, impacting some 3.3 million North American customers and prospective buyers.

Bitcoin 2021 Labeled a ‘Super Spreading Event’

The Bitcoin 2021 conference may have come and gone, but it’s having a lingering impact as attendees are beginning to test positive for COVID-19.

Salesforce Reworking Operations to be Slack-First

Salesforce is doubling down on its Slack acquisition, reworking its entire operations to be Slack-first.

YouTube Renting Sundance Film Festival Movies
According to the YouTube blog, YouTube has partnered with the Sundance Film Festival to make five films from the 2010 and 2009 festivals available for rent for U.S. users on YouTube starting this Friday and running through Sunday, January 31.

ICANN Urges Adoption Of IPv6

The available number of unallocated Internet addresses using the older IPv4 protocol has dropped below 10 percent, according to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

ICANN says there are just 24 address blocks (each block is about 16-million IP addresses) that it has not yet allocated to the Regional Internet Registries around the globe.
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Facebook Page Owners Getting More Stats

If you run a Facebook Page, you may be very interested in some new features that are rolling out for admins. Eric Eldon at Inside Facebook has discovered that some admins are starting to see impression counts for each post, as well as the number of likes and comments for each impression.

Amazon Opens Kindle to Third-Party Apps

Amazon announced that it is inviting software developers to build and upload "active content" that will be available in the Kindle Store. In other words, look for something like an app store for the Kindle in the future.

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