Twitter Admits to Diversity Problems
Facebook 2Q Earnings, Revenue Soar
Nokia's Post-Handset Future Is Bright
Texas Startup Fund Not All It Seems
Sprint Becomes Google Apps Reseller
Microblogging service Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
The world's largest online social network, Facebook, is on a roll. The company posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile ads continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.
There is life after mobile phones for Nokia. Shares in the Finnish company surged after it reported higher profits and an improved earnings outlook in the wake of the sale of its troubled handset unit.
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas has distributed $205 million in taxpayer money to scores of technology startups using a pet program designed to bring high-paying jobs and innovation to the state.
Starting next month, telecom provider Sprint will begin offering Google Apps for Business, the first time Google has teamed with a major wireless carrier for its Apps Reseller program.