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Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO bought another $9.5 million today. After making his purchase, Dorsey posted the news

Twitter shares spike 10% after it delivers a much-needed earnings beat

Twitter delivered a surprising and much-needed positive quarterly earnings report this morning — and it’s finally seeing some positive moves in its stock price. That’s going to be import

Peter Fenton is leaving Twitter’s board of directors

Benchmark partner Peter Fenton, who had been on Twitter's board since 2009, will not seek re-election after his term expires in 2016, according to a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commiss

Dear @Jack, I don’t love Twitter anymore

Oh how innocent we were. How full of hope for the possibility of a 140-character microblogging service. For the joy it could bring, and the good we could do together. Now I look back and I just feel n

Square beats the street thanks to growth of new products

While Twitter continues to struggle as a public company, Jack Dorsey's other business seems to be doing pretty well. Today payments company Square announced earnings, beating the street with a narrowe

Dorsey: Twitter still has “a long way to go”

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey spoke on stage with COO and CFO Anthony Noto at the Goldman Technology Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday. The leaders of the social media giant reiterated

Jack Dorsey says he’ll continue running both Square and Twitter

As Twitter’s growth continues to stall and increasingly becomes an issue, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s double-time running both Twitter and Square has become a big question mark — and Dorse

Twitter’s advertising business is stalling

Twitter may have re-oriented itself and laid off part of its workforce to streamline its business, but it still doesn’t look like it is bringing in enough money to keep Wall Street happy. Here i

Twitter staff donate $1.59M to the ACLU to fight Trump on immigration

Twitter is the primary communication platform for U.S. President Trump, but that hasn’t stopped staff of the social media company from donating to one of the most prominent organizations opposi

Jack Dorsey apologizes for Twitter glitch forcing some users to follow Trump’s @POTUS

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey today apologized for what he says were technical problems causing some Twitter users to involuntarily follow the @POTUS account as it was handed over to Donald Trump. As Sara

Twitter’s CTO Adam Messinger is leaving the company along with VP of product Josh McFarland

Twitter CTO Adam Messinger, who has been the company’s CTO for almost four years and with the company for five years, said today he was leaving the company. Twitter VP of product Josh McFarland

Are encrypted direct messages coming to Twitter?

Following his chat with whistleblower Edward Snowden, @Jack dropped a hint about what privacy features might be in the cards for Twitter. In the tweeted exchange, Dorsey and Snowden continued the co

Edward Snowden says “the central problem of the future” is control of user data

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey interviewed Edward Snowden today, and the big topic was technology. During the Q&A (which was broadcast live from the Pardon Snowden Periscope account) Snowden discussed t

Crunch Report | Facebook Builds a Censorship Tool

Facebook builds a censorship tool so it could not be banned from China anymore, Twitter suspends Jack Dorsey's Twitter account, your headphones can be hacked to listen to you, MIT creates artificial m

Twitter mistakenly suspended its own CEO’s Twitter account

November 2016: the month that Facebook 'killed' its CEO Mark Zuckerberg (and a bunch of other users) and Twitter suspended its CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey.

Jack Dorsey gets another break with a strong third quarter from Square

While Jack Dorsey’s other company Twitter might be struggling, Square continues on a roll that’s keeping Wall Street happy. There’s going to, as always, be a big question mark for S

Twitter lays off 9% of its workforce as it posts a desperately-needed positive Q3

With Twitter’s acquisition hopes essentially dead, the company now seems it’s on its own to fend for itself and needs to figure out a way to build a reasonable and profitable business. Tod

Twitter decides to release earnings while most of us are sleeping because reasons

A lot of the industry watchers that follow Twitter are out here on the West Coast, where the company is based. And for good reason! The Twitter diaspora exists in a large force out here and are great

A few charts that sum up Jack Dorsey’s first year as Twitter CEO

Happy Twitter -versary (for the nth time around), Jack Dorsey. Things haven’t been going well, it seems, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel — Twitter may be acquired by someone s

INNOVATE2016: The xenophobia on display in this election could hurt U.S. startups

The anti-muslim, anti-hispanic and increasingly xenophobic tenor of the debate - especially on the Republican side -- is bound to scare smart entrepreneurs from coming to America. Innovation depends o
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