Social messaging network Twitter has confirmed it plans to go public. News of the planned stock market listing came, of course, in a tweet and is set to be the biggest technology flotation since Facebook last year. We also have news for fans of wizards, with a partnership between Warner Bros and the creator of Harry Potter, JK Rowling.
Reuters - Business Video Online (Oct. 14, 2014) One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets. As Ciara Lee reports the move by Groupe BPCE coincides with Twitter's ... watch video
RightThisMinute (Mar. 18, 2015) The Canadian Safe School Network is dedicated to reducing youth violence. The nonprofit organization took a page from Jimmy Kimmel's "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" to raise awareness for ... watch video
Newsy (Aug. 17, 2014) Twitter is testing a feature on some users that shows favorited tweets from people they follow in their own timeline, the same way a retweet appears.
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Feb. 3, 2016 New technology could secure credit cards, key cards, and pallets of goods in warehouses, report developers. Texas Instruments has built several prototypes of the new chip, to ... read more
Feb. 4, 2016 If you find yourself toggling over to look at Facebook several dozen times a day, it's not necessarily because the experience of being on social media is so wonderful. It may ... read more
Feb. 3, 2016 Researchers have developed a new type of radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that is virtually impossible to hack.If such chips were widely adopted, it could mean that an identity thief ... read more
Feb. 1, 2016 Computer scientists and statisticians are turning disease outbreak planning exercises into a game. They’re creating powerful new software that can predict, simulate and analyze a major disease ... read more
Nov. 9, 2015 New study shows that emotions spread like a virus through Twitter; some people are more susceptible than others to this 'emotional contagion;' positive emotions are much more contagious ... read more
June 12, 2015 An analysis of Twitter hashtag use on the subject of diabetes provides new insights about spreading health information through social media. The study looked at the hashtag #diabetes and its ... read more
May 17, 2011 It doesn't matter if you're black or white. If you're interested in celebrity and entertainment news, you're more likely to start using Twitter, according to a new study. But, ... read more