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Twitter CTO Adam Messinger steps down in latest top-level exit

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 | More »

Twitter Inc’s chief technology officer (CTO) Adam Messinger said he is stepping down from his position at the US-based microblogging site. Messinger announced the move in a tweet and said he will take time off. Messinger became CTO in March 2013, according to his LinkedIn profile. Prior to that, h...


Times Internet hires former Twitter exec Rishi Jaitly as CEO of Times Global Partners

Times Internet Ltd, the digital arm of media group Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd (BCCL), said on Wednesday it has appointed former Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly as the chief executive officer of Times Global Partners. The move indicates Times Internet’s intention to scale up its investments and ...

16 November, 2016 | More »


Twitter adds features to curb online abuse

US-based micro-blogging site Twitter Inc has added new filtering tools to curb online abuse, hours after the social media network Facebook and technology major Google launched steps to ban fake news from their sites. The US-based social media giants had been under attack by critics alleging that a p...

15 November, 2016 | More »


Twitter COO Adam Bain steps down; CFO takes over

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...

10 November, 2016 | More »


eBay fires product, tech team in India

US-based online selling platform eBay Inc has laid off the entire product and technology team from its India development centre in Bengaluru, citing a review in operational structure. A spokesperson for the company confirmed the development. “As a normal course of business, eBay regularly reviews ...

9 November, 2016 | More »


Twitter’s India, Southeast Asia MD Parminder Singh quits

Just two days after Twitter Inc.’s India head Rishi Jaitly resigned, the micro-blogging company’s managing director for India, South East Asia and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Parminder Singh has stepped down, amidst reports of a potential sale of the firm. In a series of tweets o...

3 November, 2016 | More »

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Twitter may cut more jobs as future remains uncertain

Microblogging platform Twitter Inc. may cut about 300 jobs, or 8% of its workforce, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter it didn’t name. The San Francisco-based company could announce the layoffs as early as this week, Bloomberg said. The number of planned job cuts could chan...

25 October, 2016 | More »


Twitter starts talks to explore sale; Google, Salesforce potential suitors

Struggling microblogging platform Twitter Inc. seems to have inched closer to getting acquired. The San Francisco-based company has held preliminary talks with several technology companies, including Google and Salesforce, and could soon receive a formal buyout bid, international media reports said....

24 September, 2016 | More »

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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 »


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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