Google Analytics Is Illegal in Austria, Violates the GDPR

In what may be the first of many such rulings, Austria has ruled that Google Analytics violates the GDPR and is therefore illegal.

Better.com CEO Returns — Much to Employees’ Chagrin

Vishal Garg, the Better.com CEO that laid off 900 workers via Zoom, is back after taking a leave of absence amid the backlash.

Verizon Home Internet Now Covers 20 Million Households

Verizon is continuing to expand its 5G Home Internet, with 20 million households now covered by Home Internet.

BlackRock CEO: ‘Where and How We Work Will Never Be the Same’

In his annual letter to CEOs, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says businesses should be prepared for pandemic-fueled workplace changes to be permanent.

[WATCH] Super Bowl 2010 Commercials

Super Bowl XLIV had numerous memorable moments: the onside kick, the missed field goal, the Garçon drop, and the truly horrendous half-time show to name a few. But, for many viewers Super Bowl commercials leave the same lasting impact as the game itself, as they should with a price tag of $3.01 million per 30 seconds.

Google Lowers Controversial Nexus One Fee

Update 2: Google has now reportedly lowered the $350 fee to $150, and launched a support line for the phone at 888-48-NEXUS.

Update: The FCC has sent letters regarding early termination fees to Google, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. In its letter to Google, it says:

Online Video Views are Not “Lost” on ABC.com

Last Tuesday, the season premiere of the hit television show "Lost" aired, and not only was it watched by over 12 million people, but it drove record online viewing at ABC.com the next day, with over 580,000 episode starts on the site. That’s over 34% more than last season’s premiere. ABC shared some details with us.

Spanish Telecom May Seek To Charge Search Engines

The CEO of Spanish telecom company Telefonica might soon try to obtain some money from Google and its rivals.  Cesar Alierta said today that search engines’ popularity creates something of a burden for his organization, and that he’d like Telefonica to share in their profits.