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Displaying items by tag: Jack Dorsey

Tuesday, 03 August 2021 11:08

Square to buy Afterpay

Global payments provider Square is set to buy Australia’s buy now pay later platform Afterpay in a deal which values the company at $39 billion.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 06:33

Bitcoin rises above US$50,000 for first time

The cryptocurrency bitcoin rose above US$50,000 (A$64,399) on Tuesday US time, before falling back a bit, the first time the digital currency has hit this level.

Published in Market

The US Government's reaction to Twitter's blocking of dissemination of a story about Hunter Biden, the son of Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden, appears to have forced the social media platform to change its rules around its so-called Hacked Materials Policy.

Published in Technology Regulation

Payments company Square has announced it is "expanding operations in Australia (and) opening a new, larger headquarters to support the growing team in Melbourne, which will include the company’s first engineering hub outside North America".

Published in Development
Friday, 09 February 2018 08:09

Twitter finally reports a profit

Social media company Twitter has reported its first ever quarterly net profit, of US$91.1 million, in the final quarter of 2017, compared to a loss of US$167 million a year prior.

Published in Market

Bloomberg Media and Twitter have announced what they claim to be the first 24/7 breaking news network that will will be global, live, streaming and social.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 28 October 2016 07:08

Twitter earnings, users up; 9% of staff to go

Twitter will cut about 9% of its staff, reducing numbers from 3900 to about 3550, the company announced as it released quarterly earnings figures that were better than expected.

Published in Market
Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:40

Square launches first office in Australia

Square, the California-based payments technology company started by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, has opened in Australia with the launch of its Melbourne headquarters.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 08 November 2013 14:55

Twitter wows Wall Street

Twitter has surprised the tech world with a hugely successful public launch today, surging to 73% growth after day one to reach $US44.90 a share.

Published in Listed Tech
Thursday, 07 November 2013 16:23

Twitter priced at $26 a share

Twitter has announced it will begin trading at $26 when it goes on sale tomorrow, compared with an initial price of $38 for Facebook when it launched last year.

Published in Listed Tech
Thursday, 05 September 2013 12:29

Twitter goes Topsy turvy

Be careful what you tweet, a San Francisco-based startup is claiming to have indexed all public Twitter posts dating back to the first tweet seven years ago.

Published in Networking
Wednesday, 10 April 2013 10:37

Twitter's elders looking for verification

 The parents of Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter, have launched a desperate campaign to become verified users of the micro-blogging social network.

Published in Home Tech




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