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Twitter COO Adam Bain steps down; CFO takes over

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | More »

The outflow of highly-placed executives from US-based micro-blogging site Twitter Inc., in the midst of media reports of a possible sell out, continues. The social media company announced on Wednesday that its chief operating officer (COO) Adam Bain is leaving the company. Bain’s post will be take...

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Why Twitter’s job cuts in Bengaluru isn’t a surprise

Twitter Inc.’s decision to cut jobs at its Bengaluru development centre is the latest indicator of problems at the micro-blogging platform that has been buffeted by weak user growth, tepid earnings and a slump in share prices. The Silicon Valley-based company said on 19 September that it had decid...

20 September, 2016 | More »

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Twitter stops global engineering work at Bangalore office, lays off staff

Micro-blogging website Twitter Inc. has decided to stop global engineering work at its Bangalore development centre and lay off employees, citing a business review process. In an email response to Techcircle.in, the company declined to mention the number of employees affected by the move. “We than...

19 September, 2016 | More »


How is Twitter going to change after it tweaks its 140-character limit?

If you often grapple to fit your thoughts in 140-character tweets, things may improve a bit for you after a few days. Twitter Inc. is set to roll out a change to its core product on 19 September to allow space for a few more characters, tech news portal The Verge reported, citing two people [&hellip...

14 September, 2016 | More »

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Jack Dorsey gives a third of his Twitter stake to staff

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is giving away a third of his personal stake in the company, or one per cent, to the microblogging site’s employee equity pool. One per cent of Twitter is currently worth an estimated $198 million. “I’m giving around 1/3 of my Twitter stock to our employee e...

23 October, 2015 | More »

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Twitter names co-founder Jack Dorsey CEO

Twitter Inc appointed co-founder and interim chief executive officer Jack Dorsey as CEO. It announced the move in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the US stock market regulator. Dorsey (38), will continue to serve as a member of the board, but will no longer act as chairma...

5 October, 2015 | More »

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo quits, co-founder & chairman Jack Dorsey becomes interim chief

Dick Costolo has stepped down from his position as CEO of Twitter in yet another top-deck shakeout at the microblogging company. While the company did not specify the reason behind the development, several media reports have suggested that the move was a fallout of the social media giant’s sta...

12 June, 2015 | More »


Lone ranger with a mass target

Dan Wagner has never backed down from a business fight. Now the serial entrepreneur is taking on Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and darling of Silicon Valley. Powa Technologies, one of the smooth-talking Londoner’s companies, has developed a mobile payments system similar to Mr Dorsey’s Squa...

25 October, 2012 | More »


Karl Marx, who? It’s Jack Dorsey & Steve Jobs inspiring Kerala StartUp Village

A couple of years ago, the Kerala Government set up a biotech incubator on the outskirts of the state’s business hub, Kochi, for nurturing talents in the sector.  The incubator failed to elicit any response and faded into oblivion. The building was left unused since then until a bunch of IT entre...

2 August, 2012 | More »

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Founder Jack Dorsey Returns To Twitter As Executive Chairman

“Today I’m thrilled to get back to work at @Twitter leading product as Executive Chairman. And yes: leading @Square forevermore as CEO. #200% “ That was Jack Dorsey, tweeting about his return to Twitter, hash tags et al. “Excited that Twitter Chairman @jack will be returning to the compa...

29 March, 2011 | More »