FTC Unanimously Embraces Right to Repair

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has “unanimously voted to ramp up law enforcement against repair restrictions.”

SpaceX Owns Bitcoin and Ethereum Jumps on News Musk Owns Some

There were a number of revelations at The B Word conference, including that SpaceX owns Bitcoin and Elon Musk owns Ethereum.

The Deal Is Done: Slack Is Officially Part of Salesforce

Salesforce has completed its $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack, combining the leading CRM platform with one of the leading messaging platforms.

Verizon Reports Record Q2 Results on 5G Growth

Verizon has reported its Q2 earnings, breaking records on strong 5G growth.

Yahoo Sponsored Search Getting New Features

Next week Yahoo will update its Sponsored Search product with two new features, which the company says will provide advertisers with more transparency into and control over their accounts. Yahoo’s Network Distribution feature will let advertisers run ads on Yahoo search pages, partners’ sites, or both. Those who run ads on Yahoo’s entire network, can also set different bids for Yahoo or its partners.

Barclays Analyst Predicts YouTube Profitability

In a financial sense, Google’s acquisition of YouTube has never made a lot of sense; the site, which sold for $1.65 billion, hasn’t even turned a profit on a quarter-to-quarter basis yet.  But according to a prominent analyst, that’s about to change.

The World’s Smallest USB Drive and Portable Hard Drive

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas wrapped up this past weekend, but the experience will be felt throughout the year as the companies that demonstrated upcoming products release those products to the world. One of the companies presenting at the event was Verbatim, and they have some new portable data devices on the way.

WebProNews got a look at some of the company’s upcoming offerings, which can be viewed in the following clip:

Respond to Facebook Comments From Your Email

Today Facebook launched a feature that some would consider long overdue. They now let you reply to comments via email. In other words, when you get an email notification alerting you that someone has left a comment on one of your status updates, you can simply type your reply in the email and hit send, rather than having to leave your inbox, go to Facebook and respond there.

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