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Salesforce Walks Away From Twitter Buyout

Salesforce, the only serious contender left on the list of Twitter buyout suitors, has ruled out a bit on the fledging social network. Speaking to the Financial Times, the firm’s chief executive Marc Benioff confirmed that Salesforce was no longer interested in purchasing Twitter, saying: “In this case we’ve walked away. It wasn’t the right […]

Twitter Has Invested $70 Million into SoundCloud

Two years ago Twitter thought about buying SoundCloud, but ended up walking away from the music service. They’ve bought a piece of SoundCloud instead. Twitter has invested around $70 million in the music service, as part of a round that should end up in the $100 million-range. The round is expected to value SoundCloud at […]

GoPro Goes Live Via Twitter’s Periscope

Live streaming has come to GoPro. GoPro and Twitter have teamed up to bring live-streaming video to GoPro’s action cameras. The live video feeds will broadcast to Twitter’s Periscope video app, and the video will work with either GoPro’s Hero4 Black or Hero4 Silver.

Twitter Considers Buying SoundCloud

Twitter may try taking another move into music. The company is considering a deal to acquire SoundCloud, the music and audio-sharing company, according to people familiar with both companies. UPDATE: Twitter has walked away from the deal, by letting an exclusive negotiation window lapse, according to a person familiar with the discussions. Berlin-based SoundCloud is […]

Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Joins Disney Doard

Walt Disney Co. has announced that it tapped Twitter co-founder and chairman Jack Dorsey to join its board of directors. Disney chief executive Robert Iger praised Dorsey as a “talented entrepreneur who has helped create groundbreaking new businesses in the social media and commerce space,” according to a statement. “The perspective he brings to Disney […]

The Innovator: Jack Dorsey

When Jack Dorsey invented Twitter, he changed the way we communicate. Will his latest creation, Square, change the way we shop? Lara Logan reports.

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