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Twitter, Inc.

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  • Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs

    Hopkins research finds Twitter mood predicts success of IPOs
    Wondering whether to take a chance and invest in a company that's about to go public? You might want to tune in to Twitter, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University say. The chatter on Twitter and other social media channels is already being mined to...
  • On The Fly: Kris Dunn Puts NBA On Hold, Stays At Providence

    Kris Dunn of New London has a bright NBA future. It just won't start this year. Dunn will return to Providence College for his junior year, even though he figured to land in the middle of the first round in this year's NBA draft. Dunn, a 6-foot-3 point...
  • End outrage by out-outraging the outraged

    End outrage by out-outraging the outraged
    If there's one thing we should all be furious about it's outrage. For many in today's hyper-vocal, everybody-gets-a-chance-to-yell society, outrage has become reflexive, an emotion some check off like it's part of their daily to-do list: take...
  • Brazil's Petrobras: Graft scheme cost $2.1B in losses

    Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said Wednesday that it lost $2.1 billion in an eight-year kickback scheme that saw the firm's executives taking bribes for awarding inflated contracts to suppliers. The company released its long-delayed fourth...
  • Snapchat hires CNN political reporter Peter Hamby for news operation

    Snapchat hires CNN political reporter Peter Hamby for news operation
    CNN national political reporter Peter Hamby is joining Snapchat Inc. as head of news. Hamby, who joined CNN nearly a decade ago, becomes the most notable hire for Snapchat’s months-old media-partnerships operation. The Venice start-up’s...
  • Transgender community, allies see Jenner interview in positive light

    When Bruce Jenner revealed to Diane Sawyer what many had already speculated — that the 1976 Olympic champion now publicly identifies as a woman — nearly 17 million people were watching. It was a groundbreaking event for the athlete turned...
  • Jordan Spieth's father can measure an MVP

    Jordan Spieth's father can measure an MVP
    Jordan Spieth was trending in a big way during his magical week at the Masters, when he went wire-to-wire and never let anyone closer than three shots of his lead over the final 54 holes. No one had a more vested interest in Spieth's social media impact...
  • Dodgers fans find ways around local blackout

    John Franks doesn't subscribe to Time Warner Cable, but that didn't stop him from putting his feet up on the bed to watch Clayton Kershaw lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a win on TV. The die-hard fan hasn't missed any games lately despite the ongoing...
  • In latest salvo, MASN's Jim Palmer says David Ortiz threw 'whole team under the bus'

    In latest salvo, MASN's Jim Palmer says David Ortiz threw 'whole team under the bus'
    Somebody asked Orioles outfielder Adam Jones what he thought of the Twitter storm earlier this week involving Hall of Famer Jim Palmer and Red Sox DH David Ortiz, perhaps because Jones has some experience with social media controversy. “I don&...
  • Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis says he's pressing at the plate

    Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis says he's pressing at the plate
    Northbrook native Jason Kipnis, 28, is in his fifth season in the major leagues and the starting second baseman for the Cleveland Indians. A 2005 graduate of Glenbrook North, Kipnis starred at Kentucky and Arizona State before being selected in the second...
  • Computer glitch leads to free coffee at Starbucks

    SEATTLE Starbucks' latest offering appears to be free coffee the result of a systemwide glitch Friday in its computer system. At a Seattle coffee shop, a barista declined to charge for an 8-ounce cup of drip coffee, saying it's "on the house" due to a...