Rackspace May Sell Off Some of Its Business

Rackspace may sell off some of its business as the company looks to ‘sharpen its focus’ on its cloud business.

Twitter CEO Shakes Up Executive Team Ahead of Musk Buyout

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has made changes to his executive team, getting rid of two top executives.

Volkswagen May Have Bitten Off More Than It Can Chew in Race With Tesla

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess is now admitting his goal of toppling Tesla as the world’s number one electric vehicle (EV) automaker by 2025 may be a bit ambitious.

Google Takes Aim at AWS With AlloyDB for PostgreSQL

Google has unveiled AlloyDB for PostgreSQL and taken aim at industry leader AWS and its Aurora PostgreSQL service.

American Red Cross Launches Social, “Go-To” Blood Site

The American Red Cross has partnered with BusinessOnline to launch a new site for the American Red Cross at redcrossblood.org, aimed at ramping up blood donations across the country. The organization hopes the site along with some social interaction will do just that.

Zillow Adds Facebook And Twitter To iPhone App

Real estate website Zillow.com told WebProNews today it has updated its free iPhone App with new features to allow users to share property details via Facebook and Twitter.

Zillow also said it has added listings for homes for rent to its iPhone App. House hunters can set search filters by home price or monthly payment, and at the same time find both for sale and for rent homes within their price range.

Twitter Celebrates 50 Million Tweets Per Day Milestone

Thanks to the Olympics, hockey sticks are easy to see this time of year, showing up during the actual games, on morning shows, and on talk shows.  One’s sort of shown up in a graph of Twitter’s growth, too, as the number of tweets per day has been increasing at an impressive rate.

Google Earth Comes to Android

Google has launched Google Earth for Android, which is currently only available for the Nexus One (which runs Android 2.1). Google calls it the fastest mobile version of Google Earth yet.

Along with the release, comes the Roads layer, which has been popular on the desktop version of Google Earth. The layer is meant to give users a better sense of where they are, with road labels drawn on top of satellite imagery.