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Twitter's big data business side could pump its valuation after IPO

Twitter earned $47.5 million from its quiet side--its data business--according to  an article  in  The Wall Street Journal. That's peanuts, relatively speaking, but it's the entire circus that comes with it that's causing investors to entertain the idea of throwing big dollars in the tent. 

Twitter files for $1B IPO, mobile users fueling 65% of ad revenues

Less than a month after revealing its plans to go public, Twitter has made its S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission public, revealing the microblogging platform aims to raise $1 billion on close to 473 million shares of common stock.

Twitter launches emergency alerts system across iPhone, Android apps

Twitter unveiled Alerts, a new emergency notification system rolling out across its flagship mobile applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

Twitter extends push recommendations to iPhone, Android apps

Twitter is expanding its new personalized recommendations feature to its mobile social networking applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

Mobile malware threats are 'all hype,' says Twitter security researcher

Mobile malware threats are "all hype," Twitter security researcher Charlie Miller told the Hacker Halted conference in Atlanta last week.

Spotlight: Joota introduces content-driven social network

Joota is a content driven social network.

Twitter for Android gets an extreme makeover

Twitter is rolling out a completely redesigned version of its social media app for Google's Android, available now to beta testers.

Twitter files for IPO, stock trading on private markets for $15B

Twitter has filed to go public, setting the stage for the most highly anticipated technology offering since social media archrival Facebook raised $16 billion in mid-2012.

Twitter acquires mobile ad exchange MoPub for a reported $350M

Twitter has acquired mobile advertising exchange MoPub, signaling the microblogging platform's latest step to accelerate revenues ahead of a much-rumored initial public offering.

If US attacks Syria, expect more cyberattacks by the Syrian Electronic Army

If the U.S. government moves ahead with an attack on the Syrian government over alleged chemical weapons use, the Syrian Electronic Army is likely to step up its cyberattacks on U.S. websites, warns a cybersecurity expert.