Chinese writers navigate censors to earn cash via apps

When outspoken professor Qiao Mu posted his resignation letter on a popular Chinese messaging app, sympathetic readers tapped their phone screens to send him money, leaving him with a 20,000 yuan ($3,000) payday.

Twitter expands its mobile advertising platform

Twitter rolled out a new marketing platform Thursday that could enable advertisers to reach more than 700 million people on and off the social media service in a simpler and more effective way.

'Russian Facebook' accepts founder's resignation

Russia's top social network said Monday it had accepted the resignation of its founder, Pavel Durov, after he announced earlier this month he was leaving and then apparently changed his mind.

Founder of 'Russian Facebook' retracts resignation

The founder of Russia's top social network, Pavel Durov, retracted his resignation from VKontakte on Thursday, hinting that news of his departure had been an April Fools' joke.

Caltech president to lead Saudi Arabian university

(AP)—California Institute of Technology President Jean-Lou Chameau plans to step down from the top job at the prestigious institute to lead a new Saudi Arabian university.

Haley admits hacking errors; revenue chief resigns

(AP)—South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says a report on a massive security breach in the state's tax collection agency shows officials could have done more to protect personal information for nearly 4 million taxpayers.

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