Eight leading technology companies -- bitter rivals in some cases -- are pushing the White House and members of Congress to rein in government surveillance.
The otherwise all-male board will now include former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino, but women directors remain a rare sight at Silicon Valley tech companies.
Smartphone users check their devices over a hundred times a day, making those home screens the most valuable digital real estate in the world for advertisers.
Anti-social networks like Snapchat and Kik are the most exciting trend in mobile right now. Twitter could have ruled the private messaging space, but ignored the opportunity.
The money-losing social media company began trading on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday at $45.10 a share, well above its $26 IPO price.
Clients of a London-based trading game expect shares of the social media site to nearly double on their first day of trading Thursday.
A new survey by Pew Research found that nearly 1 in 10 US adults get news on Twitter, and those users tend to be younger than average and better educated.
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