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Topic: Jack Dorsey

Twitter's Ad Sales Jump 63%, but the Platform Still Needs a Lot More Users

Interim CEO Jack Dorsey addresses growth problem head-on

Twitter saw ad sales rise last quarter, leading to better-than-expected revenue, but the interim CEO Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the company, said user growth is still too slow. The San Francisco…

Here's Why Twitter's CEO Swap Could Be Just What Its Ad Business Needs

Adam Bain seen as likely candidate

The ad industry is looking for whatever clues it can get about the future of Twitter after CEO Dick Costolo handed temporary authority to co-founder Jack Dorsey today and the company begins its…

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Is Out as Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Takes Over

Struggling leader steps down

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo stepped down today from his leadership post at one of the Web's top companies, where his leadership has been under scrutiny for months. In a dramatic…

Square Just Made Three Huge Moves in One Week

Launches social payments and partners with a competitor

Between Apple Pay, branded apps and partnerships with payment companies, mobile payments are gaining traction with marketers. And clearly, the mobile payment company Square doesn't want to be left behind. Within…

6 CEOs Who Have More Twitter Followers Than Their Companies

Some expected and some wildcards

Sure, you would probably suspect for some of the world’s biggest brands to have a mass following on Twitter, but what about the chief executive officers behind those companies? While…

U.S. Secretly Built Cuba's Twitter Clone to Spark Unrest, the AP Reports

Even tried to recruit Jack Dorsey

A Cuban Twitter clone that once counted tens of thousands of users on the small Communist island was actually a U.S. plot to manufacture dissent there, according to an Associated…

The Silicon Kingdom: Disney Invests in Tech Startup Program

Launches accelerator with Techstars

Disneyland could be the next Silicon Valley with its new program to jumpstart tech companies. Disney is getting into the accelerator business, sprinkling investments like pixie dust on a select…

Disney Adds Twitter's Jack Dorsey to Its Board

Brings tech perspective to mouse's house

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has been appointed to Disney’s board of directors. The Walt Disney Co. announced the move today, and Dorsey follows the footsteps of Steve Jobs, who sat on…

Why Twitter Went With Such a Low IPO Price

Aim is to be like Linkedin, not Facebook, at least in rollout

That blue Twitter bird should be saying, “cheap, cheap.” The stock and value of the company are looking low to some, as the company prices shares ahead of its public offering…

Before Twitter, Jack Dorsey Wasn't So Big on Capitalism

Forget IPOs and shareholders, co-founder once wanted to revert to the barter sytem

Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder, is about to make a fortune, but there was a time he wanted nothing to do with the almighty dollar. In old Internet posts, which were published…

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