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Twitter shares tanking as the lockup period ends

Twitter shares fell Tuesday more than 12 percent in midday trading. The reason: Six months after the firm went public, insiders - early investors and employees - are permitted to sell their shares. Twitter unlocked more than 400 million shares, according to Read More →

President Obama meets with tech leaders to boost his image

On Tuesday, President Obama is meeting with tech VIPs, as reported in a blog post by Josh Richman, political reporter at the Oakland Tribune. The meeting should be, at the very least, a photo op to bolster the president's Read More →

Quoted: The real Carrot Top weighs in on Twitter tiff over tech and gender

"I should get some free shares out of this, don't you think? I mean, I didn't do anything!" — Carrot Top, comedian, on Twitter's upcoming IPO. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo recently disparaged Vivek Wadhwa by comparing him to Carrot Read More →

Quoted: Vivek Wadhwa talks Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and the tech ‘mafia’

"Yes, (Dick) Costolo's comments were inappropriate and he owes me a formal apology. But I don’t for a moment think that he is overtly sexist or that he deliberately discriminates. I think that he is reflecting a common behavior in Read More →

The Twitter IPO filing effect on TWTRQ (who’s that?), hashtag history, Costolo’s paltry pay

There are plenty of characters being devoted to the coverage of Twitter's IPO filing, many of them brilliant, like the article by the Merc's Peter Delevett and Jeremy Owens. We could also talk about analysts' initial reactions after Read More →

Exclusive: Miley Cyrus barnstorms Silicon Valley to tout single ‘We Can’t Stop’

Monday was a busy day for Miley Cyrus. The Hannah Montana star and platinum-selling singer's latest single, "We Can't Stop," made its debut, and Cyrus was up bright and early to Read More →
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