Yahoo Japan Employees Can Stay Remote, Fly to Work When Necessary

Yahoo Japan is upping the stakes in the remote work market, telling employees they can work from anywhere and be flown to work when needed.

Nvidia Bringing Fortnite Back to iOS and Android

Nvidia is doing what Epic can’t, bringing Fortnite back to iOS and Android via its GeForce NOW gaming platform.

Microsoft Orders Review of Harassment and Discrimination Policies, Including Bill Gates’ Case

Microsoft’s board has ordered a review of the company’s handling of sexual harassment and discrimination investigations, including one involving Bill Gates.

New Bill Would Force Companies to Simplify Their Terms of Service

A new bipartisan bill would take on terms of service agreements that are overly complex and leave users with very little choice.

New Google Reader Feature Can Create a Feed for Any Site

Google has launched a new feature for Google Reader that lets users create a custom feed to track changes on pages that don’t have their own feed. In other words, you can follow changes to any site.

Teens Use Facebook To Improve Existing Friendships

While parents often have concerns about allowing their teens to use social media sites like Facebook and MySpace, a new study by University of Virginia psychologists indicates that well-adjusted youth with positive friendships use these sites to improve the positive relationships they already have.

However, they cautioned teens who have behavioral problems and difficulty making friends, or who are depressed, may be more likely to use social media in negative and sometimes aggressive ways.

Facebook Investor Promises “No Near Term IPO”

Believe it or not, the stock market’s not looking too terrible these days; the Nasdaq’s risen almost 12.5 percent in the last six months, and just shy of 50.0 percent in the last year.  Still, it seems that Facebook absolutely will not go public in 2010.

Bill Gates Sides With Ballmer, MSFT On China

About 10 days ago, Steve Ballmer indicated that he didn’t share Google’s views with regards to China; Ballmer said that Microsoft would continue operating in China regardless of recent hacks and a policy of censorship.  Today, Bill Gates more or less echoed those sentiments.