Although many companies are uncertain how the General Data Protection Regulation that went into effect last month will impact them, one thing is clear: They will not be able to target their advertising as freely as in the past.
Infrastructure projects are expensive, divisive and downright complicated -- but they're also critical to the health of the U.S. economy, says Whartons Robert Inman.
CEO Reed Hastings sent a company-wide memo detailing chief communications officer Jonathan Friedland’s firing.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings sent an all-company memo Friday afternoon alerting employees that he’s fired chief communications officer Jonathan Friedland for using the N-word as a descriptive term on two occasions.Read Full Story
Users have been complaining about sticky keys on as many as nine different models of Apple laptops going back three years.
Chalk another one up for the Steve Jobs Must Be Rolling In His Grave files.Read Full Story
When the federal government approved a mega-merger and undid Obama-era internet policy, it paved the way for AT&T’s new streaming service.
The Time Warner premium video bundled into new “unlimited” wireless plans from the media giant’s new owner, AT&T, will be zero-rated, or streamed without impacting a subscriber’s monthly data allowance. CNN, TBS, TCM, and other channels from WarnerMedia (the former Time Warner) are part of WatchTV, AT&T’s new skinny video streaming service. Offering 30+ channels, it’s $15 a month as a standalone offering but is bundled into AT&T’s new $80-per-month “Unlimited &More Premium” and $70 “Unlimited &More” plans.Read Full Story
Unemployment continues to shrink, but the numbers for people with disabilities haven’t budged.
People with disabilities are twice as likely to be unemployed when compared with the general population, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The rate is around 9% compared to 4%, respectively.Read Full Story
The European Union's Legal Affairs Committee has voted in favor of a directive on copyright in the digital single market, a proposal it has been wrestling with since its introduction in 2015. News of the vote kicked off a storm, as Article 13 of the directive effectively requires online content-sharing service providers evaluate all submissions to ensure they don't breach copyright.
The price of the digital coin hit a seven-month low today.
The cryptocurrency Litecoin hit a seven-month low today, dipping to $84.39. According to Coindesk, the coin dropped by more than 13% over the last week, and is seeing its lowest market capitalization since December.Read Full Story
SCOTUS limits warrantless cellphone tracking.
The Supreme Court ruled Friday that the government cannot monitor people’s movements for weeks or months by tracking the location of their mobile phones without a warrant.Read Full Story