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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. 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." ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Business - Money - INTERNET

    Twitter declines after sales lock on shares ends

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:14am by BLOOM

    ... that makes it more expensive than Facebook or LinkedIn, based on projected 2014 sales. "The lock-up is the straw that broke the camel's back," said Daniel Ernst, an analyst at Hudson ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - World - TURKEY

    Erdogan vows to go after Twitter

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 06:00am by AFP

    ... for ruling against a ban on Twitter, charging that it put the rights of businesses above that of Turkey's. "Twitter, YouTube and Facebook are international companies established for profit ...

  10. News - World

    Twitter plans to release mobile advertising product

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:42pm by BLOOM

    ... Will Stickney, a spokesman for Twitter, declined to comment yesterday. App-install ads have helped boost revenue at other social networking companies. Facebook introduced the ads in October 2012, driving 245 million app downloads last year, the company has said. King Digital Entertainment used the Facebook ads to promote its mobile game Candy Crush, which has since become one of the most ...




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