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.

Will Apple and Google Have Some Real Smartphone Competition?

Back in November, Sony Ericsson announced its new smartphone the Xperia X10. It has been much anticipated by mobile enthusiasts, and is expected to give other popular phones (like the iPhone) some interesting competition.

At the recent Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Sony Ericsson was of course demonstrating this device, and WebProNews dropped by the company’s booth to check it out first-hand. Check that out in the following clip.

Travel And Weather Websites See Big Gains In December

During December 2009, winter weather hit the country driving holiday travelers online, according to Compete’s latest top 50 website rankings.

Six of the top 20 highest growth website categories in December were travel and weather related.  The airport travel category attracted 40 percent more unique visitors in December (2.1 million) than the previous month.  News sites related to weather and traffic also saw big growth, increasing visitors by 34.8 percent over November to reach 52.5 million unique visitors.

Content Can Now Go Viral More Easily with Facebook

Over the past year or so, Facebook has made a number of moves, which bring more Twitter-like functionality to the social network. Some question why Facebook would want to become more like Twitter given that it is much more dominant in the social media space, but Facebook sees the growing-popularity of Twitter, and likely wants to make sure it offers everything users want, to keep them around for the long haul.

More Complaints Filed Against Google In Germany

Life isn’t getting any simpler for the executives and lawyers who represent Google Germany.  This weekend, word spread that three complaints against the organization have been filed with Germany’s Federal Cartel Office.