Google profits grow, but short of expectations

Google profits grow, but short of expectations (via AFP) Google said Wednesday its first quarter profit rose 32 percent from a year ago to $3.45 billion, in results below most Wall Street expectations. Chief executive Larry Page hailed “another great quarter” for the tech giant, with revenue of $15.4 billion…

‘Chief Yahoo’ David Filo returns to board

‘Chief Yahoo’ David Filo returns to board (via AFP) Yahoo announced the nomination of three new board members, including company co-founder David Filo, who earned the nickname and formal job title of “Chief Yahoo.” Filo was named along with Charles Schwab, head of a big investment firm bearing his name…

Twitter rules out Turkey office amid tax row

Twitter rules out Turkey office amid tax row (via AFP) Social networking company Twitter on Wednesday rejected demands from the Turkish government to open an office there, following accusations of tax evasion and a two-week ban on the service. Speaking after two days of closed-door talks with Turkish officials…

Mark Zuckerberg’s Management Tips

Mark Zuckerberg’s Management Tips (via Dice News in Tech) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat down with The New York Times recently to discuss some of his company’s latest moves, including its high-profile acquisition of WhatsApp. Much of that discussion focused on Creative Labs, which is tasked with building…