Google Ads Gain Fuels 3rd Quarter Profit For Parent Company AlphabetA continued rebound in digital ad spending at Google drove its parent company's profit up 68% in the third quarter.
Facebook Whistleblower Frances Haugen Testifies On Capitol Hill; Tells Senators 'We Must Act Now'Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen calmly told a congressional subcommittee Tuesday that Facebook chooses to allow harmful content on its platform that is "disastrous" for society and for children in particular because of the astronomical profits such content generates.
UK Watchdog Probes Amazon, Google For Fake Reviews Of GoodsU.K. regulators said on Friday that they’re investigating Google and Amazon over concerns the online giants aren’t doing enough to stop fake reviews of products and services on their platforms.
BART Seeks To Install Free WiFi At All Stations By 2024All BART stations are on track to have WiFi networks installed by 2024, officials with the transit agency said Thursday.
Silicon Valley Internet Trailblazer Yahoo Sold To Private Equity FirmSilicon Valley trailblazer Yahoo and AOL will be merged under a $5 billion deal reached between Apollo Global Management and Verizon.
Biden Plan Would Spend $100 Billion to 'Future-Proof' Broadband Internet – 'The New Electricity'President Biden's proposed infrastructure plan sketches out a new vision of activist government measures intended to improve high-speed internet service, following decades in which the government has largely left the job to private companies.
BART, Caltrain Jump Aboard Bernie Sanders Inauguration Meme TrainAmong the enduring images from the Biden/Harris inauguration Wednesday is one that is bringing smiles to people across the political spectrum - an image of Sen. Bernie Sanders braving the cold in a bulky parka and comfortable mittens.
Google Muscles Up With Fitbit Deal Amid Antitrust ConcernsGoogle has completed its $2.1 billion acquisition of San Francisco-based fitness-gadget maker Fitbit.
'Party Squasher' App Alerts Homeowners When Their AirBnb Guest Invites A Crowd To The HouseHuge gatherings at short term rental homes have caused cities to institute bans and even proved deadly last year. But now, new technology is telling those who come to play that the party’s over.
Netflix Raising Prices For Standard, Premium PlansThe streaming media company headquartered in Los Gatos is raising the prices on its standard and premium plans for US customers.
Netflix Reports Summer Slump In Subscriber GrowthNetflix’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically during the summer months, the Los Gatos-based streaming giant said.
San Rafael Rushes to Provide Poor Neighborhood Free WiFiSan Rafael is rushing to close the digital divide by installing a Wi-Fi network in its Canal District in time for the start of school.
Expansion Of California Data Privacy Law Qualifies For November BallotCalifornia voters will decide a ballot measure this November that would give them more power over how companies use their data.
Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Post About Slapping Protesters' FacesAntioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters.
Google Chrome Users May Have Been Impacted By Massive Spying Campaign, Report SaysGoogle Chrome extensions downloaded more than 32 million times were used to spy on the popular browser's users in a massive global surveillance campaign, according to a new report.