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Twitter CEO and CFO critical comments scare shareholders

Twitter CEO and CFO critical comments scare shareholders

Written by on July 29, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Critics have long lamented that Twitter Inc is difficult to use and has had trouble defining itself, which is why it has not expanded its audience. Add interim chief executive Jack Dorsey and Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto to the list of critics. While Wall Street dumped the stock in after-hours […]

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Herbalife files Twitter for source of alleged defamatory tweets

Herbalife files Twitter for source of alleged defamatory tweets

Written by on July 22, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Herbalife Ltd filed a petition seeking information from micro-blogging company Twitter Inc to identify an anonymous user who posted defamatory tweets against the weight-loss and nutritional products maker. The petition for “discovery before suit” seeks to identify the person against whom a lawsuit can be filed. Herbalife said it wants Twitter to provide […]

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Social media to become monitors of ‘terrorist activity’

Social media to become monitors of ‘terrorist activity’

Written by on July 9, 2015 in News with 1 Comment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Social media operators such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube would have to notify federal authorities of online “terrorist activity,” according to the text of a bill approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee and seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The types of communication include postings related to “explosives, destructive devices, and weapons of […]

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Twitter revenue forecast slides, shares slump

Twitter revenue forecast slides, shares slump

Written by on April 29, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Twitter Inc posted quarterly revenue that missed Wall Street targets and cut its full-year revenue forecast due to weak demand for its new direct response advertising, sending its shares down as much as 24 percent on Tuesday Twitter projected 2015 revenue of $2.17 billion (£1.42 billion) to $2.27 billion, compared with its earlier […]

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Twitter stocks jump on ad news

Twitter stocks jump on ad news

Written by on February 4, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc’s stock jumped more than 6 percent on Tuesday after the social media company said its promoted tweets will appear on third-party mobile apps and websites under a new advertising distribution program. The syndication program will broaden the reach of Twitter’s ads beyond the 284 million monthly users who access […]

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What will it take for mobile payments to take off?

What will it take for mobile payments to take off?

Written by on July 28, 2014 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

A frequent theme here at BillingViews is the slow uptake of mobile payment adoption and the disappointing sighs that go along with it. The subject has come up time and time again but usually in the context of who’s coming out with a new payment scheme and why it’s better and different than anyone else’s. […]

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The Dangers of Backup Cameras in Connected Cars

The Dangers of Backup Cameras in Connected Cars

Written by on August 12, 2013 in BillingViews, Opinion with 0 Comments

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American Express Innovates – Payments go Social

Written by on February 14, 2013 in BillingViews, News with 0 Comments

American Express is experimenting with Twitter as a payments (and loyalty) channel. The company has been rather quieter than its rivals, who have been associated with giant experiments such as ISIS, but they are busy innovating. An article from BillingViews’ friend Jonathan Jensen caught my eye, as he tracked his shopping trip, evaluating how mobile […]

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