google http://wwno.org en Google Execs Say 'The Power Of Information Is Underrated' http://wwno.org/post/google-execs-say-power-information-underrated Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen — coauthors of a new book, <em>The New Digital Age</em> — recently returned from a highly publicized trip to North Korea. In the second part of their conversation with NPR's Audie Cornish, they discuss the role of the Internet in more repressive countries. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 22:09:38 +0000 editor 33958 at http://wwno.org Yahoo Appoints Marissa Mayer, A Longtime Google Exec, As CEO http://wwno.org/post/yahoo-appoints-marissa-mayer-longtime-google-exec-ceo Yahoo is turning to a longtime Google executive to try to turn around the ailing company. Effective tomorrow, Marissa Mayer will be Yahoo's new chief executive. Mon, 16 Jul 2012 21:37:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 15879 at http://wwno.org Reports: Google, FTC Will Settle Over Safari Privacy Breach http://wwno.org/post/reports-google-ftc-will-settle-over-safari-privacy-breach According to several news report, Google and the Federal Trade Commission are close to reaching an agreement over charges of a privacy breach.<p><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303567704577517081178553046.html"><em>The Wall Street Journal</em> reports</a> that the tentative deal would have Google pay $22.5 million over charges that it bypassed the privacy settings of users of Apple's Safari web browser.<p><a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303567704577517081178553046.html">The <em>Journal</em> reports:</a><p><blockquote><p>"While the fine likely will Tue, 10 Jul 2012 20:21:00 +0000 editor 15463 at http://wwno.org