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Twitter appoints Google veteran as chairman

Social networking site Twitter has appointed former Google executive Omid Kordestani as its chairman, in hopes that he would support CEO Jack Dorsey to turn around the financially struggling company. Twitter on Wednesday named Kordestani as its executive chairman. The company’s CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted the decision, saying that Kordestani is a proven and experienced …

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Twitter, NFL intensify business ties

Short messaging service Twitter and the US National Football League have agreed on a longer content and advertising deal. It goes far beyond the contracts the two sides have shared so far. Twitter and the NFL on Monday announced a partnership accord, which they said would take previous cooperation contracts in 2013 and 2014 to …

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Opinion: Should we be glad that Cecil the lion is dead?

The killing of a well-known wild lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist and amateur trophy hunter has spread rapidly on the Internet and sparked the public’s ire. But can this have any lasting impact? Cecil the lion is dead. When I first heard the news – on Tuesday – I thought: Another rare and …

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Twitter surprises investors with strong earnings

Despite the problems facing the social media giant, Twitter has posted an unexpected jump in quarterly revenue. The company is still struggling to attract more users and is looking for a permanent CEO. San Francisco-based Twitter Inc. posted a revenue of $502 million (454.7 million euros) in the second quarter, an increase of 61 percent …

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