No Internet? Twitter to arrive for the unconnected
Jul17

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 hires NBC News’ Vivian Schiller to oversee news operations
Jul10

Twitter hires NBC News’ Vivian Schiller to oversee news operations

Twitter introduced Thursday it had employed former NBC govt Vivian Schiller to move its news operations, because the messaging carrier ramps up efforts within the container in advance of its inventory market debut. “We’re overjoyed to announce @VivianSchiller is becoming a member of the group as Twitter’s new Head of news Partnerships. She begins in January!” said a tweet from the Twitter for news account....

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Twitter gives SPDY a leg up on Apple hardware
Jun30

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 hands over data in French anti-Semitism case
Jun17

Twitter hands over data in French anti-Semitism case

Twitter stated Friday it had surpassed over data to French authorities to assist determine the authors of anti-Semitic tweets, following a grievance from a Jewish students’ crew. A French court docket in January ordered the corporate to supply the information after felony action via France’s Union of Jewish students (UEJF). Twitter stated in a commentary that it had given data to judicial authorities “enabling the...

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Twitter hires Google executive to head its retail division
Jun15

Twitter hires Google executive to head its retail division

Twitter Inc has hired an merchandising govt from Google Inc to move its retail division, as the web messaging company ramps up hiring and works to amplify its trade in advance of an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. J.J. Hirschle, who directed media and leisure promotion at Google, might be liable for the workforce promoting advertising merchandise to retail companies, the company stated, citing Will Stickney,...

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