Twitter is the latest company to reveal the demographics of its workforce and like other companies, the micro-blogging firm’s employees are mostly white and male.
In a blog post entitled “Building a Twitter we can be proud of,” Janet Van Huysse, the company’s vice president of diversity and inclusion, revealed ...
“The more they do so, it means the media organization republishes the information and so much for the right to be forgotten. There is an issue there.”
— Billy Hawkes, the Irish Data Protection commissioner, on Google informing the media about links it is removing — summing up a big problem with “the right to be forgo ...
Hewlett-Packard on Thursday extended its push into one of its product priorities under CEO Meg Whitman – analyzing gobs of data for businesses – by announcing a $50 million investment in Palo Alto-based Hortonworks, which offers an open-source data analysis software known in the industry as hadoop.
“The ability to understa ...
Facebook stock is on a tear this morning, surging by more than 6 percent and climbing above $76 at one point, after the company issued another blockbuster earnings report on Wednesday.
That $76 level is a milestone, and not just because it’s a record high for Facebook. Remember back in 2012, a few months after Facebook’s botched stock ...
If you have an iPhone or an iPad, beware: Some features built into the iOS operating system that underlies those Apple devices could be used to glean sensitive personal information, such as all the photos in your photo album and the log of where your phone has been, a security researcher warns.
Apple on Wednesday confirmed the existen ...
Will Facebook blow expectations out of the water once again? The company’s shares are up more than 2 percent to nearly $71 in anticipation of the release of its second-quarter earnings today.
The words of the day: mobile ads. More than half the company’s sales now come from mobile ads, and some analysts call them “mu ...
NetApp, which is scheduled to report earnings Tuesday after the markets close, is reportedly laying off 235 employees at its Sunnyvale headquarters. The move follows reports of cuts in India as well as an analyst note Read More →
"I think it's important to make clear the admiration we have for Apple, the incredible changes Apple has caused in our lives. However... Apple is one of the biggest tax avoiders in America."
— Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during Read More →
No one can say Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer doesn't have a sense of humor.
She and her top aides have acknowledged that the giant Internet portal has lost a lot of cred with younger Internet users in recent years. So when Read More →
Twitter lit up Sunday night as musicians and fans flooded the social media site to pontificate and crack jokes about the Billboard Music Awards. From Madonna slurring her words, fueling rumors that the pop diva was drunk, to an unexpected Read More →
A report published by the Sunday Times sheds light on the tone of British lawmakers' grilling of Google over taxes last week: A former Google executive has turned whistleblower, showing the newspaper evidence he says proves that "what Read More →
Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to testify Tuesday morning at a Senate hearing about offshore taxes. He will propose a "dramatic simplification" of tax laws to help bring more corporate profit back to the United States, according to the Read More →
"Before touching on how awesome this is, let me try to allay any concerns: We're not turning purple."
— David Karp, Tumblr CEO, on Yahoo's $1.1 billion purchase of the popular blogging site, which was confirmed this Read More →