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  1. Business - Companies - LISTINGS

    Twitter IPO pricier than Facebook's

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:54am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in New York Loss-making microblog site forces investors to pay larger premium for promises of fast growth Twitter IPO pricier than Facebook's Twitter is poised to price its initial public offering at a valuation that makes it more expensive than Facebook, a profitable rival with five times as many users. Twitter boosted its IPO price on Monday to US$23 to US$25 ...

  2. Business - Money

    Facebook's dismal debut clouds Twitter prospects

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Facebook's dismal debut clouds Twitter prospects When Facebook was preparing to go public last year, the telephones at Granite Investment Advisers rang off ... technology offering, memories of Facebook's disappointing 2012 debut are dampening enthusiasm for shares of the eight-year-old online messaging service. Like Facebook, Twitter enjoys strong ...

  3. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Twitter's stock falls 18 per cent on paltry growth in users

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 02:16pm by Reuters

    ... Twitter's valuation has been based in part on the belief it could expand its mainstream appeal and eventually become as ubiquitous as Facebook, which has five times as many users. User growth, ... Twitter shares to about 30 times this year's projected sales, based on its Wednesday closing price- or more than twice as expensive as Facebook or LinkedIn. ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Twitter avoids Facebook IPO overreach

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 02:04pm by Reuters in New York

    ... Reuters in New York Twitter seems to be avoiding Facebook’s overreach- so far. The microblogging site’s provisional pricing for its initial public offering is US$17 to US$20 a share. Calculations suggest that’s modest by the metrics available, though without profit these require a leap of faith. At least Twitter seems to be avoiding the premature heights of Facebook’s flawed debut ...

  5. Business - Money

    SEC likes company updates on Facebook

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Commission endorses use of social media to post results but advance notice needed SEC likes company updates on Facebook Companies in the United States will be able to post their earnings on Twitter or update their status on Facebook as long as investors have been told in advance where to look. The US Securities and Exchange Commission issued guidance ...

  6. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Kim Dotcom may sue Twitter, Google, Facebook over copyright

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... tech giants such as Twitter, Google and Facebook for infringing copyright on a security measure he invented. Dotcom, who is on bail in New Zealand as US authorities seek his extradition ... account?!" Dotcom tweeted. "Google, Facebook, Twitter, Citibank, etc. offer Two-Step-Authentication. Massive [intellectual property] infringement by US companies. My innovation. My patent." ...

  7. Business - Companies

    Instagram to share data with Facebook

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Smartphone photo sharing service Instagram has refined its privacy policy to clear the way for sharing data with Facebook, which bought the company ... of Facebook by being able to share info between the two groups.” The changes were slated to take effect January 16. However, some blogs were quick to point out that Instagram's new policy also ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The brain behind Lady Gaga's big data

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... explained to the Financial Times , if your biggest client has more than 31 million Twitter followers and over 51 million Facebook likes - more than any person on the planet - you would naturally think about big data: Who are these people and how do you make money and promote your star out of their social media accounts? Twitter and Facebook are mega networks, which helps attract ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Diplomacy in the digital age: How Twitter, Facebook have changed statecraft

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 04:38pm by AFP

    ... in 2008. There are now about 300 State Department-affiliated Twitter accounts globally – which include those run by ambassadors or embassies – more than 400 Facebook pages and 180 YouTube channels. US ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, for instance, has used the embassy’s Facebook page to post declassified satellite images showing troop movements in civilian locations, in a propaganda tug ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    DJR Digest: Do people really want to vote out Zuck of the Facebook?

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 06:54pm by Ivan Zhai

    ... a minute, if the investors did not do their homework well and lost money in the past couple of months, does this has anything to do with Facebook and Zuckerberg? I used to think that it should be those smart investors who can calculate the real value of Facebook, but not the company itself. It's also interesting to see that for the frist time the number of Chinese Email accounts ...




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