DC AG Sues Google For Using ‘Dark Patterns’ to Undermine Privacy

Google is once again in the crosshairs for its privacy (or lack thereof), with the DC Attorney General suing it over “Dark Pattern” practices.

Nvidia Likely Abandoning Arm Acquisition

After months of intense scrutiny and delays, it appears Nvidia is preparing to abandon its attempts to acquire Arm Holding.

Elon Musk Challenges McDonald’s to Accept Dogecoin

Elon Musk is once again serving as Dogecoin’s most influential — albeit unofficial — pitchman, pressuring McDonald’s to accept it as payment.

Google Experiment Is Adding Favicons to Ads

Online ads may be on the verge changing significantly, with Google testing favicons within ads.

Facebook Wants To Be Your News Source

We recently discussed how social media complements the news industry, and how a study has even found news to be a top priority of Twitter users. Facebook wants to let users know that it can also be used to keep track of news, when you set up a news list.

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.