Rev. Jackson gets Silicon Valley to talk diversity – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSANTA CLARA, Calif. — The Rev. Jesse Jackson spent the better part of this year imploring high-tech companies to include more African-Americans, Latinos and women among their employees. Turns out, identifying and acknowledging the problem may be …Jackson gathers tech leaders for frank conversation about diversitySilicon ValleyJesse Jackson Pitches Tech DiversityNBC Bay AreaRev. Jesse […]

Pirate Bay raid: Has Sweden dealt a knockout blow to file-sharing site? (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe Pirate Bay file-sharing site allows users to download music and movies in defiance of copyright laws. Its founders have been forced on the run by a series of legal setbacks. By Michael Holtz, Staff writer December 10, 2014. close. Thai authorities arrested …Juha Saarinen: The Pirate Bay sunk again – this time […]

Apple-IBM venture offers up first iOS apps – CNET

CNETWith the initial slate of 10 apps, and more on the way, Apple aims to ride the wave of iPhones and iPads ever deeper into the corporate world. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 10 December 2014 1:45 pm GMT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.Apple, IBM Release First Wave of Enterprise AppsTom’s GuideIBM-Apple Love Fest Has […]

Facebook’s Trending Wants To Be Your Mobile News Reader – ReadWrite

ReadWriteFacebook finally made Trending, its Twitter-like zeitgeist-monitoring feature, available for mobile on Wednesday, along with updates designed to keep all eyes focused on the social media app. Trending, introduced in January, was limited to Facebook’s …Facebook helps you follow hot trends on your phoneEngadgetFacebook brings more robust Trending features to Android, webInside FacebookTrending Feature Introduced […]

Instagram gains user momentum, passing Twitter – Computerworld

ComputerworldPhoto-sharing site Instagram said Wednesday that its active monthly user base reached 300 million, a dramatic 50% increase in the past nine months. Instagram, which launched in 2010, edged past 8-year-old Twitter and its reported 284 million monthly …Instagram Celebrates 300M Users With Verified AccountsPC MagazineInstagram just passed Twitter in active monthly usersThe Week MagazineWith […]