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Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
Life On Air, developers of Meerkat, pull the app from the App Store to focus on group video chat app Houseparty   —  Remember Meerkat?  It came out of nowhere in early 2015 — a star of SXSW, in particular — and was on everyone's tongue for weeks.  Then came Periscope …
Sep 30, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Financial Times:
Sources: Spotify is in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud after its two earlier attempts proved unsuccessful   —  Spotify, the music streaming service, is in advanced talks to acquire SoundCloud, as competition heats up with Apple for the future of digital music, said people briefed on the discussions.
Sep 28, 2016, 7:06 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:
Twitter rolls out the ability to create and curate Moments for all users via the web app, coming soon to mobile   —  Twitter Moments — those collections of tweets about certain subjects, often the ones that are in the news and are being discussed by lots of users — now make a lot more sense.
Sep 28, 2016, 12:40 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Periscope opens applications for VIP program, which will reward popular broadcasters with prioritization in search results, “care packages”, and more   —  Twitter-owned Periscope on Tuesday introduced a VIP program aimed at supporting the most ardent broadcasters of its livestreaming platform.
Sep 28, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Twitter refuses Turkish court order to block the account of noted DC journalist Mahir Zeynalov; despite refusal, Zeynalov predicts his account will be censored   —  A Turkish court ordered Twitter to block the account of a noted journalist last week, accusing him of “instigating terrorism.”
Sep 27, 2016, 2:25 AMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Sources: Benchmark's Peter Fenton, early Twitter investor, is leading funding round of about $20M in French location sharing app Zenly, after $11M raise in May   —  Location sharing apps have always bordered on the creepy, but investors are starting to bet that an app out of France might be the one to finally make it cool.
Sep 26, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Disney working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter, and Salesforce is working with Bank of America to assess potential bid   —  Bloomberg Anywhere Remote LoginBloomberg Anywhere Login  —  Salesforce said to be working with Bank of America on bid
Sep 26, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Twitter is looking for a price of at least $30B in sale discussions   —  Could it fetch up to $30 billion, as some sources suggest?  —  How serious is this Twitter sales effort?  According to sources we've spoken to, it's more of a soft outreach and inbound than a formal …
Sep 23, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Salesforce, Google, Microsoft, Verizon are all eyeing up a Twitter bid   —  Twitter continues to inch its way to a sale process, and the latest developments come in the form of alleged bids from potential buyers.  Today CNBC is reporting, and we have also independently heard …
Sep 23, 2016, 10:40 AMIn context
CNBC:
Sources: Twitter may receive formal bid shortly, suitors said to include Salesforce and Google   —  Twitter has received expressions of interest from several technology companies and may receive a formal bid shortly, sources said.  —  The social media company is engaged in conversations …
Sep 23, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context

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