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.

Chinese President Hu Jintao Joins Twitter Equivalent

Although not directly related, a new development has added a layer of complexity (and perhaps humor) to the Google/China/censorship mess.  Chinese President Hu Jintao has signed up for an account on what appears to be the state-run equivalent of Twitter.

Google’s Annual Rev. From Typosquatting Put At $497m

Most people regard typos as nuisances, just inconsequential mistakes that cause them to lose a second of time hitting the backspace key.  But for Google, typos may equal big business, as Benjamin Edelman and Tyler Moore have estimated that they make the search giant $497 million per year.

MySpace: Expect More Discovery Products

There has been a bit of discussion throughout the Blogosphere that MySpace is changing its direction, trying to differentiate itself from other social networks like Facebook. They reportedly have a new product strategy called "Discover and be Discovered", which would include a feature simply called "Discovery."

Not many details are known about MySpace’s forthcoming new direction, but the company gave WebProNews the following statement on the subject:

Running a Promotion on Your Facebook Page May Cost You $10K

A Facebook Page can be a great way to build your fan-base, inspire engagement with customers/readers, and generally build upon your brand. However, if you want to do a promo on one, that’ll cost you.