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Evan Williams

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  • Twitter co-founder Biz Stone signs on as advisor at Spark Capital

     
    Biz Stone isn't taking any time off after leaving his day-to-day job at Twitter, the popular social networking service he co-founded. He's splitting time between his non-profit, the Biz and Livia Stone Foundtation, working to get his re-born startup...
  • Twitter raises 'significant' round of funding

     
    Twitter doesn't seem to be in any hurry to offer its shares to the public. Instead it has raised another mega round of funding from some very deep-pocketed and plugged-in private investors. The San Francisco company acknowledged a "significant" round of...
  • Hashtags and race: Beyond the 'Jersey Shore' effect on Twitter

     
    Blacks are more likely to use Twitter than whites....
  • Lift, from Obvious Corp., a social network for 'human potential'

     
    Lift is the first start-up from San Francisco incubator Obvious Corp. And what is Lift? A social network that seeks to encourage its users to reach their goals. How does it do that? Lift and Obvious Corp. aren't saying as of now. But according to reports,...
  • Technology: Entrepreneurs blast the Protect IP Act

     
    The Protect IP Act, an entertainment industry-backed bill to combat online piracy, has drawn fire from tech advocacy groups and noteworthy engineers who worry about its effects on the Internet ecosystem. Now, more than 100 tech entrepreneurs and...
  • Twitter: 100 million active users and no plans to go public soon

     
    Twitter has megabucks in the bank and no interest in going public anytime soon. That was one of the headlines from an informal conversation with Chief Executive Dick Costolo at the company's San Francisco headquarters Thursday....
  • Instagram's Kevin Systrom: the Stanford millionaire machine strikes again

    Kevin Systrom was working behind a hissing espresso machine at Palo Alto's Caffé del Doge in the spring of 2006 when Facebook Chief Mark Zuckerberg approached the counter with a puzzled look on his face. The previous summer Zuck had taken Systrom to...
  • Twitter's Dick Costolo replaces co-founder Evan Williams as CEO

     
    In a move that has been rumored for months, Twitter Inc. has handed the reins to its chief operating officer Dick Costolo, who replaces co-founder Evan Williams as chief executive. Williams, who has run the privately held San Francisco company......
  • Social media wrap: The pitter patter of digital footprints -- remember, Obama warned you

     
    By the age of two, some 81 percent of children have a digital footprint, a new study reveals. For an aspiring politician, that can mean trouble....
  • Twitter aims for 1 billion users

     
    Twitter is aiming for 1 billion followers as it challenges Facebook for advertisers. "Twitter will get to a billion members," Twitter co-founder Evan Williams said at an event at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. Williams, who took part in......
  • LeBron James hits Fortune list of most infuential people in business under 40

     
    Superstar Miami Heat forward LeBron James can add yet another unusual accolade to his resume: Fortune Magazine???s 40 Under 40 Most Influential People in Business. James, 25, is the only athlete to appear on the list ??? now in its......