Iran won’t unblock Facebook, Twitter
Apr22

Iran won’t unblock Facebook, Twitter

  Iran does not plan to unblock Facebook and Twitter for the general public even if some top government officials use it, the minister of telecommunications and information technology said Monday. State TV quoted Mahmoud Vaezi as saying that the ban on the popular social networking sites will remain in place. Hours later however, he denied making such remarks and said the issue is still under study. President Hasan Rouhani uses...

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No Internet? Twitter to arrive for the unconnected
Apr16

No Internet? Twitter to arrive for the unconnected

Geared toward rising markets where get entry to to the web on entry-stage cell phones is a rarity, Singapore-based startup U2opia mobile plans to carry a text-simplest Twitter expertise to its users without the need for a data plan, Reuters mentioned Thursday. The use of the United States, or Unstructured Supplementary carrier information, protocol that enables cell phones to communicate with a service provider’s computer...

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Twitter gives SPDY a leg up on Apple hardware
Apr13

Twitter gives SPDY a leg up on Apple hardware

Twitter has launched open-supply device that iOS and OS X programmers can use to construct in Google’s SPDY know-how for quicker web connections. The software, called CocoaSPDY, is a library of prewritten instrument that programmers can incorporate into their very own apps, said Twitter programmer Mike Score in a blog put up Thursday Weblist Posting. SPDY is designed to speed up Hypertext switch Protocol (HTTP), the usual that...

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Twitter lands $1 billion credit line ahead of IPO
Mar31

Twitter lands $1 billion credit line ahead of IPO

Twitter Inc has got a $1 billion credit line ahead of its preliminary public offering, the company disclosed Tuesday in an amended investor prospectus. Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, bank of the usa Merrill Lynch and Deutsche financial institution were occupied with arranging the credit score deal, Thomson Reuters LPC stated prior this month. The banks are also underwriters of Twitter’s IPO.   Related More...

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Twitter upping security to thwart government hacking
Mar15

Twitter upping security to thwart government hacking

Following in the footsteps of different tech firms, Twitter is beefing up its security to make it tougher for outsiders — together with the government — to uncover data, the corporate introduced Friday. Twitter has added ahead secrecy, a safety measure that makes use of brief, particular person keys to encrypt each and every net session, as an alternative of counting on a single grasp key. Championed by Google, ahead...

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