Wikipedia the Latest to Face Pressure to Stop Accepting Crypto

Pressure is mounting on Wikipedia to stop accepting crypto, amid criticism of its environmental impact.

Crypto.com Halts Transactions After Thefts, Upgrades Account Security

Crypto.com halted all transactions Monday, after a small number of accounts were compromised, and is beefing up account security in response.

UK Government Planning Full Media Assault on End-to-End Encryption

The UK government has hired a high-powered ad agency for a full-fledged assault on end-to-end encryption (E2EE).

Google Search Console Now Has Page Experience For Desktop

Google has unveiled a dedicated ‘Desktop’ section in the Page Experience reports of its Search Console.

Yahoo Possibly Interested In Yelp

Fair warning: this is not a report upon which you should rearrange your stock portfolio.  Please don’t even bet anyone a significant amount of money.  Just the same, Carol Bartz appears to have given a hint that she’s interested in acquiring Yelp.

With Real-Time Search Comes Real-Time Advertising

Real-time search engine OneRiot announced a new "real-time ad network" today. It’s called RiotWise, and the company says its designed to help developers monetize their apps.

Online Book Piracy Nearing $3 Billion

Publishers could be losing between $2.75- 3 billion due to online book piracy, according to a new report from Attributor.

Escaped Convict Taunts Police Using Facebook, Gets Arrested

We are always looking for new applications for social media outlets right? How can we get our message out to more people? How can we create community amongst customers? How we can get 40,000 people to follow us as we escape from the law? Whoa, wait a minute. That last one doesn’t seem very ‘marketing’ oriented does it? Well, that’s because it’s not and it is really a slow news day at least from this blogger’s perspective.