Twitter Inc


  • Morgan Stanley gives tweeting brokers some leeway Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK, June 30- Morgan Stanley is further opening the social media door for its brokers by allowing them to post self-authored content on firm-approved Twitter accounts.

  • Twitter rolls out app-install ads globally Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 30- Twitter Inc began rolling out app-install ads globally on Monday, expanding a mobile advertising format that has proven successful on rival platforms such as Facebook. Twitter said in a blogpost it decided to roll out the format, through which advertisers prompt users to download or launch apps, after a successful trial phase.

  • Google is cutting its forgotten social network Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    Orkut, Google's first social networking site, will fold on September 30 after ten years of existence. NBC News reports.

  • The new funds come at a time when a rash of competitors are clocking up outsized gains due to early investments in companies such as Facebook and Twitter, which Kleiner came to late in the game.

  • The new funds come at a time when a rash of competitors are clocking up outsized gains due to early investments in companies such as Facebook and Twitter, which Kleiner came to late in the game.

  • Blackout hits Venezuela, interrupts president Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 6:05 PM ET

    A blackout cut electricity in various parts of Venezuela and twice interrupted the live television broadcast of a speech by President Nicolas Maduro.

  • 140 things you don't know about Twitter Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 2:47 PM ET
    Bird was the word as Twitter founders and executives were all smiles on the day the company went public on the New York Stock Exchange in November 2013.

    Think you know all there is to know about Twitter? Think again.

  • Social media stocks start to bounce back Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    Don't look now, but one of the hardest-hit sectors in the stock market is getting some of its swagger back.

  • World Cup trumps Twitter volume from 2012 Olympics Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    Swiss fans check the smartphones prior to a Group E football match between Switzerland and Ecuador at the Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 2014.

    Twitter tallied more than 300 million tweets about the tournament compared to 160 million during the 2012 London Olympics. Re/code reports.

  • Top analyst Mahaney picks Facebook over Twitter Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mark Mahaney of RBC Capital Markets says he'd be a buyer of Facebook over Twitter.

  • Facebook or Twitter? Traders choose     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    What's the best social play right now? The "Fast Money" traders dissect the stories of Facebook and Twitter, and which is the better name to own.

  • Twitter pops, now what?     Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 5:04 PM ET

    Twitter gained 5 percent after being initiated overweight at Barclays. Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets, shares his view of the stock now. Mahaney prefers Facebook to Twitter.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 26- 500 Startups, the $100 million Silicon Valley venture fund perhaps best known for its incubator program for young companies, said on Thursday it would tap a new source of cash for its latest fund: the public.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 26- Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has decided to list on the New York Stock Exchange, it said on Thursday, dealing a blow to the rival Nasdaq bourse. Securing Alibaba is a major victory for the New York Stock Exchange, which was acquired by IntercontinentalExchange Inc for $11 billion in November.

  • Early movers: GPRO, GM, BCS, AA, CZR, MNST & more Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 7:58 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • The outlook for Twitter     Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    Institutional Venture Partners has its largest stake in Twitter. Its managing director Todd Chaffee, says this company will be great for a long time.

  • No one pays attention to social media ads: Gallup Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    More data is emerging on the influence of social media on spending habits, and the results are not encouraging.

  • Buckle up! IPO roller coaster is about to begin Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    Xunlei Limited, one of China's largest internet companies, priced its IPO last night—one day early (it was expected to price tonight).

  • The paradox of doing business in California Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    California's business success has come in spite of its hefty tax and regulatory burden.

  • World Cup bets in China foiled by a cyber spat Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 11:02 PM ET

    Users of a betting site could not gamble on World Cup games amid a spat over an online payments engine outage between China's two internet groups.