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Twitter takes down Beijing-backed influence operation

Twitter takes down Beijing-backed influence operation

Removed more than 170,000 accounts.
Katie Paul Jun 15 2020, 9:00AM Finance
Twitter lets researchers study COVID-19 tweets.

Twitter lets researchers study COVID-19 tweets.

Will grant access to a real-time data stream of tens of millions of daily public tweets.
Elizabeth Culliford Apr 30 2020, 12:00PM Mobility
US tech firms work together to combat virus misinformation

US tech firms work together to combat virus misinformation

Tech firms release joint statement on plans to get facts straight.
Staff Writer Mar 18 2020, 3:28PM Finance
Twitter says Facebook's accounts hacked

Twitter says Facebook's accounts hacked

Oh, the irony.
Staff Writer Feb 9 2020, 3:51PM Security
Elon Musk sued for fraud by US regulator

Elon Musk sued for fraud by US regulator

Over tweets about taking the company public.
Jonathan Stempel and Alexandria Sage Sep 28 2018, 3:13PM Hardware
Trump steps up attack on technology giants

Trump steps up attack on technology giants

Accuses Twitter, Facebook and Google of "trying to silence" people.
a Staff Writer Aug 30 2018, 11:13AM Digital
Microsoft, Google, Twitter and Facebook to offer data transfer service

Microsoft, Google, Twitter and Facebook to offer data transfer service

The Data Transfer Project will allow cross-services transfers.
Clare Hopping Jul 24 2018, 10:04AM Software
Twitter glitch leaves 330 million user passwords exposed

Twitter glitch leaves 330 million user passwords exposed

Company urges users to change passwords.
Jim Finkle May 4 2018, 10:24AM Security
Former Twitter contractor says he shut Trump's account by accident

Former Twitter contractor says he shut Trump's account by accident

But still believes US president's recent tweets breach ban on hate speech.
Douglas Busvine Dec 12 2017, 6:51AM Digital
Offensive sexist or brave truth-teller? Fired Google staffer at centre of storm

Offensive sexist or brave truth-teller? Fired Google staffer at centre of storm

Gets job offer from Julian Assange.
David Ingram and Jonathan Allen Aug 9 2017, 6:58AM Digital
Google to acquire Twitter's app development platform

Google to acquire Twitter's app development platform

Fabric to join Firebase.
Samira Sarraf Jan 19 2017, 10:25AM Software
US tech leaders chime in on 2016 election results

US tech leaders chime in on 2016 election results

Leaders took to Twitter to vent their feelings.
Sarah Kuranda and Mark Haranas Nov 10 2016, 5:58AM Strategy
Salesforce walks away from Twitter deal

Salesforce walks away from Twitter deal

Chief executive Marc Benioff decides Twitter isn't the "right fit".
Joseph Tsidulko Oct 17 2016, 6:00AM Finance
Australia gets Square's contactless pay

Australia gets Square's contactless pay

Only market outside the US to get service.
Samira Sarraf Sep 27 2016, 12:21PM Mobility
Twitter to exclude photos, links from character count: report

Twitter to exclude photos, links from character count: report

Less abbrv in msgs?
Reuters Staff May 17 2016, 10:59AM Software
Microsoft apologises after Twitter 'chatbot' turns racist

Microsoft apologises after Twitter 'chatbot' turns racist

Experiment in artificial intelligence goes wrong.
Reuters Staff Mar 28 2016, 11:44AM Software
Google to show anti-terrorism ads to would-be extremists

Google to show anti-terrorism ads to would-be extremists

Diverting searches to anti-radicalisation material.
a Staff Writer Feb 4 2016, 4:30PM Software
Twitter considering 10,000-character limit

Twitter considering 10,000-character limit

Innovating to stay relevant.
Reuters Staff Jan 6 2016, 11:46AM Software
ANZ enlists DiData, Twitter execs as tech advisors

ANZ enlists DiData, Twitter execs as tech advisors

Bank also enlists P&G and PayPal execs.
Steven Kiernan Aug 10 2015, 9:04PM Cloud
LinkedIn follows Twitter, shocks social media investors

LinkedIn follows Twitter, shocks social media investors

$6 billion of value wiped as full-year forecast slashed.
Reuters Staff May 4 2015, 8:13PM Software

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