Twitter Acquires

  • Twitter Confirms ZipDial Acquisition

    … Twitter has acquired ZipDial, the India-based startup that figured out how to convert the cultural “missed call” phenomenon into a lucrative business. ZipDial built a mobile platform that lets users call a toll-free number where they intentionally hang up, triggering a missed call in exchange for goods and services. We first reported…

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  • Twitter Should Buy Yahoo, Says Ex-Yahoo CEO

    … Once upon a time Yahoo was the king of the internet. Not only was it the best place to find the coolest websites around, thanks to the recently-closed Yahoo Directory, for many people it was both their search engine of choice and home page. Then Google came along. And that was that. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …

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  • Twitter in Talks to Buy Shots, the Justin Bieber-Backed Selfie App

    … Yesterday we reported on a very public snafu from Twitter chief financial officer Anthony Nato, who, while accidentally tweeting out a message that was meant to be private, seemed to indicate that Twitter was looking to buy another company. “I still think we should buy them,” Noto wrote. “He is on your schedule for Dec 15 or 16 — we will need…

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  • Twitter Raises $1.8 Billion After Strong Demand for Notes

    … Twitter has raised $1.8 billion in the convertible notes offering it announced last week, slightly more than the $1.5 billion we reported on Friday, after higher than anticipated demand. In the official filing, Twitter states that $900 million has been raised in five-year notes due 2019 at an interest rate of 0.25 percent per year, and $900…

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