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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Oct. 7, 2015 How many people read online privacy warnings? Few probably do. Long, detailed and technical privacy notices are the current answer to one of the greatest privacy issues of our time: websites collect ... read more
Oct. 8, 2015 A research team has created the exotic ring-shaped magnetic effects called skyrmions under ambient room conditions for the first time. The achievement brings skyrmions a step ... read more
Oct. 7, 2015 The promise of big data lies in researchers' ability to mine massive datasets for insights that can save lives, improve services and inform our understanding of the world.These data may be generated ... read more
Oct. 8, 2015 For nearly nine years, researchers at Lund University have been working on developing implantable electrodes that can capture signals from single neurons in the brain over a ... read more
Oct. 7, 2015 People tend to have distinctive, personal rhythms of digital communication that persist in time, research shows. Selective monitoring of these daily rhythms for at-risk patients could have ... read more
Oct. 7, 2015 The influence of our social networks can be a powerful motivator to encourage more physical activity, say researchers in a new report. What this new study reveals is that these same positive behavior ... read more
Oct. 7, 2015 In about one in 20 cancer cases, the doctor can confirm that the patient has cancer -- but cannot find the source. These patients then face the prospect of a long wait with numerous diagnostic tests ... 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
June 10, 2015 When Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines in 2013, thousands of people were killed, in part because they didn't know it was coming or didn't know how to protect themselves. Would an ... 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