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True Tales From the Front: IPO

Kira Makagon | Posted 08.10.2014 | Business
Kira Makagon

Founders interested in taking their company public should try to do everything right from the beginning of their startup launch so that the company is ready when the time comes.

Twitter Shares Hit All-Time Low

AP | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Twitter dropped in morning trading Wednesday to their lowest point since the company went public in November. Investor con...

A Skewed Realty Reality, In Northern California

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 03.05.2014 | Money
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

According to Forbes magazine, the highest median home price in the nation is $6,665,231 in Zip Code 94027 in Atherton, just north of the Silicon Valley.

Forget Advertising: Twitter's Data Has Huge Potential

Chris Camillo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Chris Camillo

As more companies across multiple industries rely on this data to understand their particular market and customers, the more power Twitter and other data-rich social networks will have to increase their licensing fees.

140 Characters: Not Much There!

Frank Islam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Frank Islam

Twitter's IPO offering on its first day opened at $26 a share and after a trading frenzy closed at $44.90 a share - 73 percent above the IPO price for an initial valuation of $31.7 billion. The stock closed at $41.65 - down about 5%.

Zuckerberg On Twitter: 'They Drove A Clown Car That Fell Into A Gold Mine'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.12.2013 | Technology

Mark Zuckerberg can let you know how he feels about Twitter in less than 140 characters. According to "Hatching Twitter," a new book dissecting the...

Why Your Parents Don't Care About The Twitter IPO

Wired | Posted 11.08.2013 | Technology

The truth is that few people here in the States actually use the thing....

Twitter's Problems Are Just Beginning

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter's stock took to its wings in its public debut, closing up more than 70 percent. The day flew by with nary a hitch and gave b...

Twitter Triumph: 100% of Fortune 500 Will Soon Tweet

Adam Wexler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Adam Wexler

With a rising stock price the IPO appears to be a success, but that's nothing compared to what's coming from the social media giant. In many respects, Twitter is already the king of the social media world. Soon, that will be undisputed.

Young Girl Fighting Child Slavery Rings NYSE Bell On Twitter IPO Day

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact

One of Twitter’s youngest users rang the bell of the New York Stock Exchange the morning the company went public -- and she did it in a Twitter-blue...

Can Twitter Curb Growing Black Market for Fake Followers After IPO?

Grant Stern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Grant Stern

There's a dark secret amongst social media pros, and you're not going to like this. The purchase and use of fake followers by small to mid-sized social media agencies is rising as a "black hat" tactic on Twitter.

Twitter Officially Goes Public

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.07.2013 | Technology

Twitter flew high in its first day of public trading, raising billions for the company's founders and highlighting a growing exuberance -- rational or...

How Facebook, Twitter and Other Startups Got Big

Ryan Holiday | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Ryan Holiday

Self-imposed discipline with a bent towards results rather than "creative" and sustainability spending is unfortunately not the norm in the marketing industry. But it is increasingly the practice of these tech companies.

The Burning Problem Twitter Has To Address

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 11.07.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They loved it. Now they hate it. A growing number of celebrities, athletes and self-promoters are burnt out and signing off of...

Book Review: 'Hatching Twitter' by Nick Bilton

Phil Simon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

I've followed Twitter from its inception, but there was plenty about the company that hasn't been revealed -- at least until now. 

Twitter Sets IPO Price

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has set a price of $26 per share for its initial public offering, which means the company's stock can begin...

Twitter Could Basically Be 'The Social Network 2'

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This much is known: Twitter grew out of Jack Dorsey's fascination with dispatch systems for cabs, emergency services and bike m...

Twitter IPO Sparks Congressional Ethics Warning

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee doesn't want any members of Congress or key staffers listening to any birdies when it comes to stock tips -- ...

Twitter Ready To Become The Tax-Dodging Club's Newest Member

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman and Ben Hallman | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

Twitter has yet to earn a profit, but if it ever does, the company could use a legal loophole to avoid paying taxes on millions of dollars. The mi...

10 Types of Twitter Users

Ben Pickering | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Ben Pickering

I think my history with the platform follows the path of many others through the stages of: "I'm on so now what?" to "Hey, look at me I'm tweeting... but nobody seems to pay attention" to "I think I finally get it" to "I'm spending way too much on Twitter."

Investors Are Already Very Worried About Twitter's IPO

Reuters | John McCrank | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Stock Exchange on Saturday did a test run of Twitter's highly anticipated market debu...

How Much Twitter Is Worth (According To Twitter)

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

* Intends to sell 70 mln shares priced between $17 and $20 * Seeks to avoid a repeat of Facebook's bungled IPO * Stock c...

You Won't Believe How Many People Have Quit Twitter

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Retired schoolteacher Donald Hovasse signed up for Twitter about a year ago at the urging...

How Twitter Hides From U.S. Taxes In Ireland

Valleywag | Posted 12.18.2013 | Technology

If Twitter's transformation from "that micro-blogging service" to publicly traded advertising titan works out, it's going to have a painful tax bill. ...

Al Gore Tried To Buy Twitter After Copious Amounts Of Tequila

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology

Al Gore never really said he invented the Internet, but he did once try to buy a key Internet player. Gore and former Current TV co-founder Joel Hy...