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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Newsy (May 6, 2014) A U.S. government plan for online IDs has rolled out in two states. The plan's aim is to increase online security, but some say it sacrifices privacy.
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Nov. 24, 2015 A trial to test a text message-based program aimed at reducing binge drinking is the first to show that such an intervention can successfully produce sustained reductions in alcohol consumption in ... read more
Dec. 1, 2015 Researchers have devised a way to estimate the distribution of wealth and poverty in an area by studying metadata from calls and texts made on cell phones. Such metadata contains information about ... read more
Dec. 1, 2015 With the aim of producing high-quality X-rays with minimal radiation exposure, particularly in children, researchers have developed a new approach to imaging patients based ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Mathematicians have derived a formula for determining the maximum amount of heat exchanged between two objects separated by distances shorter than the width of a single hair. For any two objects ... read more
Nov. 26, 2015 A research team has found a simple way to fix defects in atomically thin monolayer semiconductors. The development could open doors to transparent LED displays, ultra-high ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 A mathematics student has worked out the secrets of how chocolate behaves in a chocolate fountain, answering the age-old question of why the falling 'curtain' of chocolate ... read more
Nov. 26, 2015 Explaining the complex structure of tropical forests is one of the great challenges in ecology. An issue of special interest is the distribution of different sizes of trees, ... 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