Emmy award-winning director Greg Yaitanes explains why he sees potential in Biz Stone's new question-and-answer startup.
FORTUNE -- On Tuesday, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone revealed what his new startup, Jelly, was all about. It's a mobile application for asking questions and giving answers, and distinguishes itself from similar services like Quora and ChaCha by allowing people to ask questions with images rather than words. The company's success is predicated on the hope MORECaroline Fairchild - Jan 8, 2014 1:02 PM ET
The election makes the Twitter inventor and Square CEO a board member effective immediately.
FORTUNE -- Jack Dorsey's schedule just got even busier. Effective immediately, the Square CEO and Twitter (TWTR) co-founder is joining The Walt Disney Company's (DIS) board of directors.
"Jack Dorsey is a talented entrepreneur who has helped create groundbreaking new businesses in the social media and commerce spaces," said Robert A. Iger, Disney's chairman and chief executive officer, in MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Dec 23, 2013 4:17 PM ET
Exclusive: The founder and CEO makes an uncommon move to expand the company's pool of shares for compensation and acquisitions.
FORTUNE -- Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Square, has voluntarily given 10% of his shares in the company back to Square. The highly unusual move will expand significantly the pool of shares available for employee compensation and acquisitions while minimizing dilution for shareholders.
Dorsey owns approximately 30% of Square and MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Dec 20, 2013 4:59 AM ET
Four and a half Apples. Two and a half Samsungs. One Sony. One Microsoft. One Google.
FORTUNE -- Where are the Cabbage Patch Kids of yesteryear?
According to Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster, all of the top 10 most wished-for Christmas gifts this year are computers of one sort or another.
That may have something do with Munster's methodology: Counting 25,000 tweets that included the tags #Wishlist and @Santa.
Counting letters stamped, addressed and mailed via U.S. Post MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 17, 2013 5:42 PM ET
Snapchat will get bigger, Twitter rants will grow louder, and your boss will learn to Tweet.Dec 10, 2013 12:44 PM ET
Silicon Valley companies are still hiring en masse, but for industry outsiders, getting a job can seem downright impossible.
FORTUNE -- The technology industry aims to invent the future. But for too many aspiring Silicon Valley workers, it's their past that's holding them back.
Who can blame any job-seeker for trying to break into the tech industry? There were 58,000 available Bay Area tech jobs this October, according to job data firm, MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Nov 26, 2013 1:15 PM ET
An active iTunes user generates $48 of revenue per year. A Twitter user, $1.36.
FORTUNE -- Now that Twitter (TWTR) has gone public, we can calculate -- as George Anders has -- that each active Twitter user is worth, by Wall Street's valuation, $110.
So how does Wall Street value Apple's (AAPL) iTunes/iCloud ecosystem? That's harder to say.
"We don't hear much about how Apple is worth so many dollars per user," writes Asymco's MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 11, 2013 6:59 AM ET
The now publicly-traded company is generous with compensation. Very generous.
FORTUNE -- Twitter's (TWTR) IPO may have been low-key, but some of its 2,300 employees have little reason to complain otherwise.
That's because Twitter salaries likely leave few wanting, according to the company's recently-filed S-1 document, anonymous voluntary employee disclosures to the jobs site Glassdoor.com, and insight from someone with intimate familiarity with the company's salaries. Indeed, while CEO Dick Costolo's annual salary MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Nov 8, 2013 5:55 PM ET
The company is taking a low-key approach to its public offering, according to sources.
FORTUNE -- Twitter (TWTR) may be a publicly traded company as of this Thursday, but for the company's 2,300 employees, it'll be largely business as usual.
"I don't think you will find any Twitter IPO parties in San Francisco," says one investor. "It's just not that kind of culture."
On Wednesday, Twitter raised $1.82 billion, pricing 70 million shares at $26 MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Nov 7, 2013 8:24 AM ET
Interest in the iPad Air gained steam overnight. Talk about the MacBook Pro fell off sharply.
FORTUNE -- You know things have changed when an Apple (AAPL) event is immediately followed by not one but two illustrated surveys about how it played on social media.
The first graphic comes from Crimson Hexagon, an analytics firm out of Harvard that analyzed more than 180,000 tweets about the new Pads and summarized its findings MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 23, 2013 4:30 PM ET
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