Posts Tagged Twitter

Twitter launches new #music service

Twitter has just announced it’s jumped into the music business. The online social media network has launched Twitter #music, which promises to be a new way users can find new music. Using Twitter itself, it mines data looking for emerging artists and the most popular tracks being played.┬áSo far, songs comes from iTunes, Spotify and […]

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Twitter to get new content deal with Viacom and NBCUniversal?

The rumour mill has begun to hit overdrive that the popular micro-blog website is in talks with a couple of major media players to expand its video content. TechCrunch is reporting the rumours that Twitter is in discussions with Viacom and NBNUniversal over a deal to provide video clips and advertising content. Twitter is already […]

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Twitter to buy TweetDeck for $50m: reports

Reports are coming through that Twitter is in advanced talks to buy third-party Twitter client TweetDeck for $US50million, according to the Wall St Journal, citing sources close to the matter. TweetDeck is one of the most popular third-party client apps that hooks into the popular tell-us-all-in-140-characters micro-blogging site. Twitter and TweetDeck already enjoy a close […]

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Entire Twitter archive = one day of YouTube video uploads

In some ways, it’s hard to believe that Twitter has only just turned five but in that short time, it has become one of the primary sources of spreading global news, both good and bad. In a recent blog, Twitter’s Michael Abbott outlined the company’s latest system upgrade, adding extra capacity and speed to the […]

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Amazon to launch new-and-improved Kindle DX on July 7

While online book giant Amazon.com has had a fight on its hands with rivals Borders and Barnes & Noble dropping prices on smaller six-inch e-book readers, the company is pushing to give even the iPad a run for its money with a new-and-improved version of its luxury reader. The new Kindle DX claims to offer […]

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