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Twitter teams with NTT DoCoMo for 'touch and follow' app

Twitter will collaborate with Japanese operator giant NTT DoCoMo to develop new applications integrating social media and search services into smartphones and feature phones. DoCoMo said it will add

Twitter upgrades mobile web app for touchscreen devices

Twitter introduced a new version of its mobile web application promising a higher quality, more consistent user experience across touchscreen devices regardless of whether an official Twitter client

Report: Twitter acquiring TweetDeck for up to $50M

Twitter is acquiring social networking management solutions provider TweetDeck for between $40 million and $50 million, TechCrunch reports. Citing a source with knowledge of the deal, the report

Report: Twitter deep into talks to purchase TweetDeck

Twitter is in advanced talks to acquire social networking management solutions provider TweetDeck for about $50 million. The Wall Street Journal reports Twitter is targeting TweetDeck in an effort to

Flud and Flipboard get venture funding

Last week two firms that produce software to deliver RSS feeds in an attractive package got funding when Flud announced $1 million and Flipboard got $50 million on a $200 million valuation. As I

Report: App maker UberMedia plotting Twitter platform rival

UberMedia, the startup behind popular Twitter mobile applications like UberSocial, Echofon and Twidroyd, is reportedly building its own service to compete with the popular microblogging platform as

Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1 exits beta, goes live on App World

Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) officially launched its Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1 application after six weeks of BlackBerry Beta Zone user testing. New features include Tweet Location, which

Can employees criticize the boss on Twitter?

Can an employee use Twitter to criticize management without fear of being chastised by the company? The National Labor Relations Board says yes, and it is planning to file a civil complaint against

Twitter activity surges to 155 million tweets each day

Twitter usage continues to explode, with the total number of daily tweets increasing to 155 million in the first quarter of 2011, up from 55 million a year ago. Twitter reports that monthly account

Twitter ejects controversial QuickBar feature from iPhone app

Twitter updated its official iPhone application to remove the QuickBar, a controversial and much-derided feature displaying trending topics within the Twitter ecosystem as well as advertisements.