Twitter to keep us posted on diversity drive

9:51AM | Tuesday, 1 September 2015 |  After releasing its internal diversity figures for the first time last year, Twitter has taken another step and publicly stated its targets to improve those numbers.

Copyright holders have Periscope in their sights

8:49AM | Monday, 17 August 2015 |  Twitter’s live streaming app Periscope is under increasing threat from copyright holders, with takedown notices becoming more common since its launch.

Are you going to San Francisco? The answer is yes for 20 startup tyros

8:55PM | Thursday, 13 August 2015 |  Twenty budding Queensland entrepreneurs will soon be learning from the likes of Facebook and Apple, after being chosen to take part in River City Labs’ Startup Catalyst trip to San Francisco.

THE NEWS WRAP: Microsoft rolls out partnerships with Uber, PayPal and Evernote

8:36AM | Thursday, 13 August 2015 |  Microsoft has launched its Outlook partners this morning, including Uber, PayPal and Evernote, allowing users to access these services without leaving the comfort of their inbox.

THE NEWS WRAP: Facebook opens up video ads, takes on Twitter

8:31AM | Wednesday, 12 August 2015 |  Facebook will now allow advertisers to capitalise on its lucrative auto-play videos, which it says perform seven times better than the traditional banner ads.

What If Google Bought Twitter?

8:22PM | Monday, 10 August 2015 |  Twitter has been in the news recently, for all the wrong reasons, feeding rumours that Google might be interested in acquiring it.

THE NEWS WRAP: Twitter tries out a news tab

8:36AM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 |  Twitter is rolling out a ‘news’ tab aiming to collate its best content and make it more accessible for new users.

THE NEWS WRAP: Taxi commissioner investigating Uber admits to using Uber

7:46AM | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 |  A Taxi Services Commission employee who is part of the push in Melbourne to regulate Uber has admitted to indulging in the ride-sharing startup in his private time.

THE NEWS WRAP: Google giving away patents to startups

7:34AM | Friday, 24 July 2015 |  As part of a continued fight against patent trolls, Google is offering to give startups two starter patents to help them get off the ground and defend their IP.

THE NEWS WRAP: Apple reports record profits

7:36AM | Wednesday, 22 July 2015 |  Apple has released its third quarter financial results, reporting record revenue of $49.6 billion with a net profit of $10.7 billion.