Intel ups bonus for referring women and minorities in a bid for workforce diversity

Chipmaker giant announced that they will offer double their regular referral bonus to employees who will refer people of color, veterans, and women to their company. The move is said to be alongside Intel's goal to achieve more diversity in the company.

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Silicon Valley Bus Drivers Woes: Apple is amenable to offer better working conditions

Apple is working out with multiple bus contractors to offer drivers better working conditions- primarily a pay hike of 25% for bus drivers, premium pay for coach and shuttle drivers who work split shifts, and improvement in driver's lounging facilities.

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Tech leads Nasdaq, S&P 500; Disney sparks media selloff

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose on Wednesday following three days of losses as tech shares advanced, while the blue-chip Dow index ticked lower, weighed by Disney's largest daily drop in almost seven years.

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Your network is equal to your net worth: Soon, Facebook can approve loans based on your friends' credit scores

Facebook patented a social network system that could advance search results, identify spam messages and sort offensive topics. It could also distinguish if a potential borrower is capable of paying debts through the user's network connections.

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US tech companies lead the $100B market capitalization list

Three of the top companies by market capitalization in the US are technology companies established after 1970 that make waves in the global markets until today.

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Facebook posts Q2 gains, but expenses worry investors; shares rise, fall

Facebook has met nearly all expectations for the second quarter, yet shares fell soon after the release of its earnings report.

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Twitter needs more followers as user growth lags despite rosy Q2 earnings

Twitter released Tuesday its second quarter financial results, and while they met Wall Street expectations they were not impressive enough for investors.

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Twitter copies Facebook with new article previews auto-expand on Android and iOS devices update

It seems like Twitter is slowly turning into Facebook, especially with its new update featuring article previews auto-expanding on mobile devices.

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Say hello to MoneyPenny, your new personal assistant from Facebook

MoneyPenny is Facebook's newest digital invention. Reports have indicated that Facebook is currently testing out a brand new, voice-assisted, personal assistant application, to help Facebook account users with their online needs.

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Facebook is getting more personal with its latest News Feed update

In an unremitting bid to personalize the entire facebooking experience to billions of Facebook users, world's most popular social network giant has updated its news feed.

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With CEO shakeup, Twitter under pressure to please advertisers

Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) next chief executive officer faces a crucial challenge as the company seeks to appease Wall Street after last week's management shakeup - helping disaffected advertisers connect with users.

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Google's EU showdown offers openings to competitors

Start small, win quick, then move on to bigger issues. That appears to be the European Union's strategy to pursue Google (GOOGL.O) in a competition dispute by choosing to push a narrow set of charges around its shopping service, while opening another investigation of Google's Android mobile phone software.

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Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money: Fortune

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) Chief Executive Tim Cook is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth. Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million

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Uber in deal with China's BYD to test electric cars

Uber Inc said on Friday it struck a deal with Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd to test a fleet of electric cars for its drivers. The test program, which kicked off a few weeks ago in Chicago and could eventually expand to other cities, is the Silicon Valley startup's first attempt to focus on an electric vehicle, said Uber spokeswoman Lauren Altmin."We've seen interest in the program already from current and potential Chicago partners (drivers)," Altmin said.

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Target pressured on wages by group with focus but little to spend

With shallow pockets but a deep commitment to promote "living wages", women's advocacy group UltraViolet has peppered Target Corp (TGT.N) with cheap location-focused online ads, challenging it to match Wal-Mart Stores Inc's (WMT.N) promise of $10-an-hour base pay.

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