Coinbase Closing San Francisco Office, Going 100% Decentralized

Coinbase has announced it is closing its San Francisco office, the company’s former headquarters, in an effort to be fully decentralized.

ISPs Spent $8.2 Million Buying Fake Anti-Net Neutrality Comments

A new report by the New York Attorney General shows the largest US ISPs funded a campaign that resulted in millions of fake comments opposing net neutrality.

Google Finally Embraces Long-Term Hybrid Work

Google has finally embraced long-term hybrid work, paving the way for employees to have more flexibility.

Microsoft Will Keep EU Data in the EU

Microsoft has upped its commitment to EU data privacy, promising to keep EU data within the bloc.

Google Friend Connect Heads to Drupal and Joomla

Google announced that Google Friend Connect features are now available for the Drupal and Joomla content management systems. This means that content publishers using these platforms can integrate Google’s product, which basically turns your site into a mini social network.

Google Hires Communications Chief From McCain Campaign

Someone with a very interesting political background will soon be in charge of Google’s corporate communications.  The company’s hired Jill Hazelbaker, who’s worked with both John McCain and Michael Bloomberg in the past, to replace Matt Furman.

PubMatic Extends Platform To Include Mobile Advertising

PubMatic said today it would extend its ad network optimization technology to include mobile advertising.

The company said it would use its real-time optimization technology to help publishers maximize revenue from their mobile ad inventory. PubMatic’s technology helps online publishers get the most revenue from their advertising space by determining in real-time which ad network or exchange can best monetize each impression.

Compete Documents Hotmail Dominance

If you ever set out to collect personal email addresses at a tech gathering, here’s a tip: generally speaking, you can save time by typing or writing out the "@gmail" part before approaching people.  But Compete provided a bit of a reality check today by showing that Hotmail remains in the top spot overall.

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