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Twitter's New York shopping spree continues, this time it buys startup Mitro

It's the second time in five weeks Twitter has acquired a Manhattan startup to bolster its advertising capabilities, following the July 1 pickup of mobile-retargeting company TapCommerce.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

Should the Triangle call itself 'Raleigh-Durham?' Twitter's not so sure

It's a pet peeve of many a Twitter follower - when a report we're writing about lumps Raleigh and Durham together with a hyphen: "Raleigh-Durham."


LinkedIn stock jumps after 2Q results

The results come on the heels of better-than-expected quarterly reports from Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. that whetted investor appetite for social media companies in recent weeks.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Twitter: Govt. requests for user data increased

Twitter said government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.


Related Topix: Prison

KFMB-TV San Diego

Plane crashes in Kearny Mesa parking lot; 1 dead

A plane crashed into a commercial parking lot near state Route 163 Wednesday, killing one occupant and injuring another.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, US News, Federal Aviation Administration


Julissa Bermudez Attacks Kim K on Twitter for Dissing Adrienne Bailon

Television personality Julissa Bermudez has come roaring to the defense of her best friend Adrienne Bailon after the "The Real" host and actress was blasted on Twitter for comments about her ex-boyfriend Rob Kardashian .


Related Topix: Adrienne Bailon, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks

KXLY-TV Spokane

'Sharknado 2' whips up Twitter feeding frenzy

What does it say when Americans unite, not once, but twice in a lifetime for a TV show? And not just a TV show, but one where a twister filled with man-eating sharks menaces a major metropolitan area.


Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Entertainment

Twitter rallying with Amgen takes sting out of fed warning

Twitter and Amgen extended rallies in social media and biotechnology stocks since the U.S. central bank said two weeks ago that industry valuations are stretched.


Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Financial Markets, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Social Software

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Twitter Quietly Buys Image-Search Startup Madbits

Madbits announced the deal on its site and Gigaom first spotted it . No terms were disclosed and Twitter declined to comment beyond Madbits' post.


The Campbell Reporter

Biz Break: Yelp shows off first profit, Twitter explodes higher

Today:Yelp scores its first quarterly profits in another busy day for Silicon Valley earnings reports, and Twitter shoots higher after its World Cup score.


Related Topix: Yelp, Startups

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Celebs step into Israel-Gaza PR minefield

Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem calls Israel's treatment of Palestinians "genocide," while "Wonder Woman" actress Gal Gadot sends her "love and prayers" to Israeli soldiers in Gaza.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Public Relations, Dance, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, R-N-B, Autos, Entertainment

The First Post

Richard Dawkins sparks Twitter 'tsunami' with rape tweets

Professor Richard Dawkins has caused what he calls a "bizarre Twitter tsunami" by using examples of rape and paedophilia to illustrate a point about logic.


Hebdenbridge Today

Children warned about online sexual predators

An online campaign has begun to make young people aware of the sexual exploitation risks behind chat forums and interactive platforms.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software


What will MH17 investigators find at site?

Nearly two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile, the Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage or the human remains believed to be still left in the enormous debris field.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft


Paramount Pictures apologizes for tweeting Ninja Turtle 9/11 poster

Paramount Pictures film studio apologized on Wednesday for a poster for its upcoming film "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", showing the four characters jumping down from an exploding skyscraper underscored with a Sept.


Related Topix: Media, Paramount Pictures, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, _No Company, Napoleon Games, Mutant, Video Games, Startups, Facebook, Reuters

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Jon Germain attacks 'mischievous' fan on twitter

Jon Germain, one of Ghana's few brave musicians to explore genres not so popular in the country has reacted to a tweet that referred to him as "the least favourite female artiste in Ghana" worse than Eazzy and Mzbel.


Biz Break: Twitter revenues skyrocket, stock soars more than 35 percent

Today: Twitter reports sales of more than $300 million in the second quarter, blowing away expectations and sending its previously beleaguered stock rocketing higher.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Social Software

Ealing Times

Former footballer Stan Collymore, now a commentator, was abused on Twitter

A police force has spoken to four teenagers who sent racist and threatening tweets to ex-footballer Stan Collymore but said it had been unable to track down other abusive users after Twitter failed to supply their details.


Related Topix: Social Software, Staffordshire County, England, United Kingdom,

News Shopper

Dartford comedian Aaron Morris on a roll with 44,000 Twitter fans

Aaron Morris, 23, has accumulated more than 44,000 followers on Twitter and is building towards a stand-up show to take to Edinburgh next summer, which he hopes will be his springboard to greater success.


The Independent

Richard Dawkins says 'date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse' on Twitter

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Related Topix: Atheism, Religion


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