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Twitter plunges on user decline

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter fourth-quarter financial performance in 140 characters or less? Not good. Wall Street is fixated on slowing growth rates at Twitter, and quarterly results showed once again just how much social media service is struggling to attract new users.
Feb 10, 2016

RT @usatodaytech: Twitter tries to reassure on MAUs: They’re already returning to Q3 levels $TWTR usatoday.com/story/tech/new…

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Twitter to release shareholder letter on quarterly performance

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter says it will release an earnings letter rather than having chief executive Jack Dorsey and other executives make prepared remarks about the company's performance on the quarterly earnings call next week. The letter will replace the press release and subsequent commentary during the earnings call from senior management.
Feb 10, 2016

The theme of today’s AMC session: Dear shareholder… as both $TSLA and $TWTR pen memos to investors usatoday.com/story/tech/new…

For Twitter, Stakes Have Never Been Higher

Google X exec joins Grail to develop cancer test

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Grail, which is developing a blood test to detect cancer, has named an executive from Google's X laboratory as its CEO. "Grail's mission is to detect cancer at an early-stage, when it can be cured," Jeff Huber said in a Google+ post.
Feb 10, 2016

Google X exec Jeff Huber joins Grail to develop pan-cancer screening blood test in memory of his wife usat.ly/1XiFVBl via @USATODAY

Feb 10, 2016

RT @jguynn: Google X exec Jeff Huber joins Grail to develop pan-cancer screening blood test in memory of his wife usat.ly/1XiFVBl via @USATODAY

Feb 10, 2016

Google X exec joins Grail to develop cancer test usat.ly/1XiFVBl via @jguynn

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Twitter faces critical moment with Q4 earnings

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter is used to being the social media service at the center of public conversation. But increasingly it's finding itself the subject of that conversation - and not in a good way.

Twitter debuts algorithm-generated timeline

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter is rolling out an algorithmically generated timeline that will show tweets out of order. Starting Wednesday, tweets that Twitter thinks people most want to see will appear at the top of the timeline beginning with the most recent first, a dramatic departure from the reverse-chronological format that has been fundamental to the real-time service since its founding.
Feb 10, 2016

It’s happening: Twitter debuts algorithm-generated timeline usatoday.com/story/tech/new… $TWTR

Feb 10, 2016

Confirmed: that Twitter algorithmic timeline is real. But it is optional. Via @jguynn usatoday.com/story/tech/new…

Feb 10, 2016

Twitter has done it. It's rolling out a timeline sorted by algorithm. Cue #RIPTwitter usat.ly/1TciUAI via @USATODAY

Feb 10, 2016

RT @jguynn: Twitter has done it. It's rolling out a timeline sorted by algorithm. Cue #RIPTwitter usat.ly/1TciUAI via @USATODAY

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Sundar Pichai is Google's $199 million exec

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Google CEO Sundar Pichai has been awarded restricted stock worth about $199 million. That makes him one of the top paid executives of a publicly traded U.S. company this year, according to Bloomberg. Pichai received 273,328 Class C shares on Feb. 3, the Internet giant reported in a regulatory filing on Friday.
Feb 08, 2016

Sundar Pichai is Google's $199 million exec usat.ly/1T8VpbM via @usatoday

Twitter closes at record low ahead of earnings

Feb 08, 2016

"Twitter remains difficult to use relative to its peers and a solution does not appear to be imminent,” $TWTR usatoday.com/story/tech/new…

Feb 08, 2016

Twitter shares at record low ahead of earnings, down by more than 1/2 since July, on concerns of slowing user growth usatoday.com/story/tech/new…

Facebook's Free Basics blocked by India regulators

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Indian regulators have blocked Free Basics, a controversial Facebook service championed by chief executive Mark Zuckerberg that gave people free but limited access to the Internet on mobile devices. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India said such services should not be allowed to "shape" newcomers' experience of the Internet.
Feb 08, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg on regulators blocking Free Basics: "Connecting India is an important goal we won't give up on." usatoday.com/story/tech/new…

13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in tech

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. African Americans make up a tiny fraction of the overwhelmingly white and Asian male workforces of major technology companies, the ranks of aspiring entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who control the spigot of money and access.
Feb 08, 2016

Tech inclusion movement is "most important drive for economic progress and opportunity in black America" @VanJones68 usatoday.com/story/tech/nat…

Feb 08, 2016

In Silicon Valley, they call it the 2% problem. That's how little of the tech workforce is African American. usat.ly/1T8ZTPT

Feb 08, 2016

RT @mwseibel: 13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in tech - great article by @jguynn usatoday.com/story/tech/nat…

Feb 08, 2016

RT @mwseibel: 13 leaders aiming to increase African Americans in tech - great article by @jguynn usatoday.com/story/tech/nat…

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Feb 12, 2016

RT @TheWalkingDead: Which #WalkingDead castoff do YOU miss the most? (Roundtable interview with them coming tomorrow) pic.twitter.com/7e13Rm09MH

Feb 12, 2016

RT @NathanBomey: Etch A Sketch will draw a new path after its first shakeup in a half century. (OK I HAD TO.) usat.ly/1TcCxaM pic.twitter.com/7JaDiR77j1

Feb 12, 2016

RT @YolandaLConyers: Born into slavery in 1850, Sarah E. Goode was the first African-American woman to be granted a patent #womeninstem pic.twitter.com/pboSdzBR31

Feb 12, 2016

The most bizarre, outrageous Airbnb feud story you’ll ever read courtesy of the great @CSaid sfchronicle.com/business/artic…


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