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Twitter’s Data Business Proves Lucrative – Wall Street Journal



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Twitter's Data Business Proves Lucrative
Wall Street Journal
In its IPO filing Thursday, Twitter Inc. disclosed how much the microblogging platform earned from a lesser-known side business: $47.5 million came from selling off its data to a fast-growing group of companies that analyze the data for insights into news 
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Boston’s Spindle sold to Twitter – Boston Globe



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Boston's Spindle sold to Twitter
Boston Globe
For the third time this year, social networking giant Twitter Inc. has acquired a Boston- area technology start-up. The San Francisco company confirmed Wednesday that it bought Spindle Labs Inc., which was founded in 2010 by three former employees of 
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Twitter acquires Spindle, shows more interest in local discoveryCNET
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Twitter Adds Verification Feature – Wall Street Journal



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Twitter Adds Verification Feature
Wall Street Journal
After continued high-profile security breaches over the past year, Twitter Inc. announced Wednesday that it will bring increased security features to users, including a way to further verify identities when users log in to their profiles. "Every day, a growing
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Twitter Hires Morgan Stanley’s Gaylor Before Possible IPO – Bloomberg



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Twitter Hires Morgan Stanley's Gaylor Before Possible IPO
Bloomberg
Microblogging pioneer Twitter Inc. hired Morgan Stanley (MS) managing director Cynthia Gaylor to run corporate development, adding an executive with 17 years of investment-banking experience in the run-up to a possible initial public offering. Gaylor's
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Twitter's new exec brings IPO experienceCNET

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Facebook Working on Incorporating the Hashtag – Wall Street Journal



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Facebook Working on Incorporating the Hashtag
Wall Street Journal
Facebook Inc. is taking its business rivalry with Twitter Inc. into the realm of symbols: #Feud. Enlarge Image. image. Close. image. AFP/Getty Images. Related Video. WSJ Corporate News Editor Dennis Berman spent a week trying to write a column arguing
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Twitter Backer Spark Capital Raises $450 Million in Biggest Fund – Businessweek



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Twitter Backer Spark Capital Raises $450 Million in Biggest Fund
Businessweek
Spark Capital, an investor in Twitter Inc. and Tumblr Inc., raised $450 million for its largest fund dedicated to consumer-focused Web companies. The firm is betting that even after the shares of companies such as Facebook Inc., Groupon Inc. and Zynga Inc.
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BlackRock Offers to Buy Twitter Stock – Wall Street Journal



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BlackRock Offers to Buy Twitter Stock
Wall Street Journal
Investment-management giant BlackRock Inc. has offered to buy around $80 million of Twitter Inc. stock in a transaction that would value the short-messaging service at more than $9 billion, according to people familiar with the deal. Some of the people said
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