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Zeebox Pushes for Virtual Living Room: Inside Scoop

On this week’s “The Inside Scoop” podcast, Anthony Rose, chief technology officer and co-founder of Zeebox, talks about efforts by cable companies to entice advertisers by improving audience engagement via the social-TV application Zeebox, which facilitates conversation among fans and...

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Employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters in 2009.

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Employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters in 2009.

Twitter Ranks 5th in Engineer Pay Behind Google and Yahoo: Study

Plenty of Twitter employees can look forward to becoming paper millionaires when the company goes public, but for now, engineers at Google and Yahoo! take home bigger paychecks on average. Twitter ranks fifth in engineer pay with an average of...

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Comcast Exec Talks About NBC’s Collaboration With Twitter on Viewing App: Inside Scoop

Sam Schwartz, chief business development officer at Comcast Cable, talks with Bloomberg’s Edmund Lee and Alex Sherman about See It. The new technology will enable Comcast customers to watch NBC Universal network and cable shows directly from Twitter’s applications. A...

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Peter Fenton, a partner at Benchmark Capital, in San Francisco on May 24, 2012

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Peter Fenton, a partner at Benchmark Capital, in San Francisco on May 24, 2012

Twitter Backer Fenton Poised for IPO Barrage

Peter Fenton is a busy man. The venture capitalist, best known for his early bet on Twitter, is a board member of at least five more companies that could go public within the next 18 months, including two — Lithium...

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Twitter's IPO has been a source of speculation, but co-founder Dorsey says it's not on Twitter executives' minds.

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Twitter's IPO has been a source of speculation, but co-founder Dorsey says it's not on Twitter executives' minds.

Twitter Co-Founder Dorsey ‘Not Even Thinking’ About IPO

Twitter’s initial public offering could be the biggest for a consumer web company since Facebook. But executives have so far declined to say when it might happen, and co-founder Jack Dorsey said the company is “not even thinking about it”...

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Nate Silver, Founder & President of fivethirtyeight.com, speaks onstage at the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival in Austin.

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Nate Silver, Founder & President of fivethirtyeight.com, speaks onstage at the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival in Austin.

Nate Silver Doesn’t Like Twitter Data

Nate Silver’s credibility may be at an all-time high. After accurately predicting how all 50 states (and the District of Columbia) would tilt in November’s presidential election, Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog correctly picked Louisville to win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament...

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DataSift is one of three companies that is authorized to resell the full "firehose" of tweets, according to Twitter's website.

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DataSift is one of three companies that is authorized to resell the full "firehose" of tweets, according to Twitter's website.

DataSift Raises $15 Million to Help Traders Mine Twitter Posts

Stock traders look for an edge anywhere they can, and now they’re searching for clues within the half a billion Twitter messages published every day on any subject imaginable. One startup helping them filter all that information is DataSift, a...

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