Posts tagged “Twitter”

April 6, 2011

Premium Lock Twitter wins tax breaks to stay in San Francisco

Twitter      The city's Board of Supervisors votes to exempt Twitter from a payroll tax on new hirs.

April 4, 2011

Premium Lock Tax break offer to Twitter sparks San Francisco debate

Twitter The conflict comes at a time when the city's high tech economy teems with energy not seen since before the first Internet bubble burst more than a decade ago.

March 29, 2011

Premium Lock In the Bulldog: MIT's artificial leaf, Twitter, StockTwits, American Express, PayPal, cyber crime, RealNetworks

Bulldog MIT creates an artificial 'leaf'; Twitter co-founder ups role; StockTwits is booming; American Express targets PayPal; PayPal founders back startup; Cyber criminals target corporate data; RealNetworks CEO quits.

March 14, 2011

Premium Lock Court: Twitter must surrender info in WikiLeaks case

Twitter "The freedom of association does not shield members from cooperating with legitimate government investigations," federal judge says.

Updated March 2, 2011

Premium Lock From 'friend request' to discovery request: Issues raised by business use of social media

Ward and Smith, P.A. TechLaw: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media create new opportunities, risks, and obligations for a business, and especially when litigation is involved. This article briefly highlights a few of the most salient information management and litigation issues raised by a business's use of social media.

February 17, 2011

Premium Lock Obama talks jobs with Jobs, other tech leaders

What is Obama asking tech leaders? Seeking to build ties with the business community, the president flew to Silicon Valley for a dinner with 12 of the biggest names in technology on Thursday. See who attended.

February 15, 2011

Premium Lock Latest news from White House, Google, Twitter, USC

Bulldog Bulletin White House proposes $7 billion public safety network; Google asks users to help fight content farms; Twitter CEO says company is 'already making money'; Humanity can store 295 exabytes of data

Updated February 10, 2011

Premium Lock Report: Google, Facebook eye Twitter as a buy

Twitter      The talks have valued Twitter at $8 billion to $10 billion, according to unnamed sources cited by The Wall Street Journal. The sources said the company had 2010 revenue of $45 million but lost money as it hired and invested in data centers.

February 8, 2011

Premium Lock Online, social media are big Super Bowl winners

EmergingMedia Research Council, which is based in the Triangle, says 76% of ads included online presence; eight touted Facebook; and Audi became the first Super Bowl advertiser to use a Twitter hashtag.

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January 25, 2011

Premium Lock Twitter will hit $150M in revenue this year, forecast says

eMarketer predicts Twitter growth However, eMarketer says the social media company "must work overtime to give its early advertisers a positive experience."

January 11, 2011

Premium Lock Y'all like Twitter? Tweets are 'koo' - Yep, tweets reflect our accents

Twitter      The words you write on Twitter can tell people more than just the status of your relationship or how you like the latest Bon Jovi CD. It may just indicate not only how you're living, but where you're living in the U.S., study finds.

Updated December 16, 2010

Premium Lock A big tweet - Twitter raises $200M in new capital

Twitter      Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, one of Silicon Valley's best-known venture capital firms, is leading the investment announced Wednesday. Twitter also added two successful entrepreneurs, Mike McCue and David Rosenblatt, to its board of directors.

Updated December 10, 2010

Premium Lock Do you tweet? You are far from alone, Twitter survey finds

Eight percent of U.S. adult Internet users have embraced the social media tool, and the percentage of those who tweet is higher among young adults, minorities and urban residents, says Pew's Internet & American Life Project.

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October 29, 2010

Premium Lock A ‘tweet’ for food tour tops CED’s startup contest

Triangle Food Tour takes home top prize in contest for best Twitter “tweet” to describe its business.

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October 29, 2010

Premium Lock MySpace plays copy cat – and makes itself less relevant

New at MySpace Social media analysis: Instead of developing features that the other two sites do not already have, it seems MySpace did a straight rip in an effort to stop losing users to the other platforms.

September 22, 2010

Premium Lock Hackers strike Twitter, triggering bogus tweets, popup windows

Twitter's new look Tuesday's hack coincided with Twitter's ongoing rollout of a redesign of its website, which tries to streamline users' Twitter feeds and make it easier to see photos and videos directly on the site, without having to click on a link to YouTube or Flickr.

September 16, 2010

Premium Lock Twitter’s new tools give social media a make-over

Twitter's new look Analysis: The user-friendly, engaging multi-media format update gives micro-blogging a creative make-over. It allows users to keep messages short and to the point, but gives them the opportunity to show what they are sharing as well.

September 16, 2010

Premium Lock NC STEM to announce guest speakers via Twitter today

NC STEM Community Collaborative The NC STEM Community Collaborative is hosting two events on Tuesday, Sept 28, in Raleigh. The organization will announce the line-up of speakers hourly today on Twitter.

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