An attempt to trademark the word “react” has ended badly for the YouTube network Fine Brothers Entertainment, with former fans unsubscribing from the group’s main channel en masse in protest.
Bill Gates speaks about his relationship with the late Apple founder Steve Jobs and chooses a song in memory of their work together shaping the technology of the modern age, in an appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs on Sunday.
A senior government minister has admitted the tax settlement between Google and the UK government “was not a glorious moment”.
Twitter’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, dug deep at an emergency morale-boosting session at the company’s San Francisco headquarters on Thursday, urging staff to post tweets expressing their commitment to the embattled social networking firm.
A super yacht belonging to Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has been blamed for destroying a large area of protected coral reef in the Cayman Islands.
Amazon shares tumbled more than 12 per cent in after hours trading as the company missed profit expectations, despite reporting income had more than doubled year-on-year in the final quarter of 2015 to $482m (£336m) from $214m, or $1.00 per share from $0.45. However, this was significantly wide of analysts' expectations of $1.56 per share.
Google’s 2,300 staff in the UK earned an average wage of £160,000 each last year, despite the group’s insistence that its British operation is a modest outpost of the company’s global empire.
At Intel’s corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California, the highly paid engineers and developers directly employed by the computer chip company wear blue identification badges.
Facebook could be liable to pay between $3 to $5bn in extra US tax after an extensive investigation by the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) into the way the tech company transferred assets to Ireland.
“There’s an amazing atmosphere at Google,” said the company’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, on a conference call with investors.
This week’s Democratic national convention attracted a starry roster of performers, including one of the world’s biggest pop acts, Katy Perry.