Eight years of broken hardware and stellar gaming leave a lot of great memories, and the industry took to Twitter to give the Xbox 360 its due send off.
Nintendo brings photo sharing to the 3DS in North America.
You'd think Twitter cofounder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey would be a whiz at social media. But his posts to Twitter's young video-sharing service Vine are a mix of weirdly creepy and just-plain-boring clips.
In a blog post today, Biz Stone announced closing a funding round led by Spark Capital with participation from SV Angel. An elite group of individual investors also contributed, including Jack Dorsey, Bono, Reid Hoffman, Steven Johnson, Evan Williams, Al Gore, Greg Yaitanes, and Roya Mahboob.
Students at Humboldt State University in California individually reviewed 150,000 geocoded tweets containing racist, homophobic, or otherwise offensive terms to build a "hate map" indicating where people in the U.S. are most bigoted.
Twitter has acquired data visualization startup Lucky Sort, possibly to bolster its ad sales and reporting tools.
The startup was working on simple ways of scaling code beyond single machines. Using the Ubalo infrastructure, developers could write code for multiple machines with no additional overhead.
Twitter is losing its legal director Nicole Wong to the White House in the name of privacy. President Obama has tapped her as his newest Chief Privacy Officer.
"We may be witnessing the rise of Twitter's recently acquired Vine," Compete.com's Conor O'Mahony said.
Facebook fans are the holy grail of small business, according to a recent study by Staples.
Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps today so you can see more trends in more places. The company also improved video playback on Vine.
Twitter sent out a letter to publications today warning them that more attacks will come in the future and to start preparing now.
After only being available to select businesses for about a year, Twitter Ads is now available to almost all U.S. companies that want to use it.
All-star investor Fred Wilson has weighed in on the ongoing saga of location-based service Foursquare and whether the company is in trouble. He says the company is fine.
Twitter is finally talking to one developer who created an advertising app he said should be shut down by the social network.
China's take on Twitter, Weibo, sold an 18 percent stake of itself to major e-commerce site Alibaba today. The two hope to make hundreds of millions of dollars for the social media company while building out a mobile and social commerce mode for Alibaba.
Not only did the app's marketing pic showcase Twitter's current brand messaging around watching, getting, and reading, all of which are higher on the priority list than, God forbid, actually tweeting, but the app itself is designed for consumption, not creation.
Twitter wants wants to make it tougher for bad guys to crack high-profile Twitter accounts. It's about time.
The AP Twitter account was breached today. The hackers sent out a bogus tweet about an attack on the White House.
The deal is for "special access" to advertising slots, as well as research data and new, as-yet-unannounced advertising products, in return for which Starcom has committed to spend $200 million -- or more -- of its clients' money.