The Google engineer who wrote the code enabling Street View cars to capture data from unprotected wireless networks told fellow engineers and a manager that he had done so, the FCC report says.SAN FRANCISCO — New revelations in a full report detailing the Federal Communications Commission's investigation into Google's Street View service are raising questions about whether the search giant escaped scrutiny for capturing personal information from millions of unknowing households across the nation.
Verizon has reached a $7.4 million settlement with the Federal Communication Commission. The settlement will bring a close to an investigation by the FCC that found Verizon had used its customers consumer information for marketing purposes without notifying them how to opt-out.
Insights to Marissa Mayer can be found in her approach to cupcakes. Google's first female engineer and the new Yahoo! chief executive carefully matched ideal ingredients, temperatures and other factors to create a sublime baked treat, according to a tale told by those who know her."When she wanted to come up with the perfect cupcake she came up with a spreadsheet of ingredients to figure out the perfect recipe," said Search Engine Land editor-in-chief Danny Sullivan.