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Twitter Recruits a Chief Marketing Officer From American Express

12 months agoTechnology : Bits

Leslie Berland, a former American Express executive, was named Twitter’s chief marketing officer, taking over a position that has been in flux in recent years.

Daily Report: Earnings, Earnings, Earnings

last yearTechnology : Bits

Strap in, it'll be a busy week of technology news.

Drone Lobbying Heats Up on Capitol Hill

last yearTechnology : Bits

The efforts in the halls of Congress are part of a multifront intervention by advocates for broader drone use as well as by their opponents, who argue that the machines pose significant safety and privacy risks.

Daily Report: Airbnb Urges Mayors to ‘Please Tax Us’

last yearTechnology : Bits

The global head of policy for the room-booking service told his audience at the United States Conference of Mayors: Work with us, and we will collect millions of dollars in taxes.

Daily Report: Mr. Dorsey’s Companies Go on a Wild Stock Market Ride

last yearTechnology : Bits

It has been a rough year so far for the stocks of even the most successful tech companies. For the less successful ones, it has been brutal.

Daily Report: IBM Caught Between the Old and the New

last yearTechnology : Bits

The transition from older, shrinking markets to new areas is proving difficult for tech's most venerable companies. But that does not mean they won't be able to reinvent themselves.

Deezer Raises $109 Million After Postponing I.P.O.

last yearTechnology : Bits

The company's latest fundraising comes amid growing cutthroat competition from rivals like Spotify and Apple Music, which also are eagerly signing up new subscribers around the globe.

Microsoft to Donate $1 Billion in Cloud Services to Nonprofits and Researchers

last yearTechnology : Bits

Microsoft hopes to give away its cloud services to 70,000 nonprofits in the next three years.

At New Digital Lenders, Math Rules

last yearTechnology : Bits

Lending start-ups that rely on data-driven algorithms could widen the availability of credit and reduce costs for borrowers. But the new math raises questions of effectiveness and fairness.

Dick Costolo, Former Twitter C.E.O., Embarks on Next Chapter

last yearTechnology : Bits

Dick Costolo, who stepped down as chief executive of Twitter last year, plans to build a new fitness-focused start-up and join a venture-capital firm.

Daily Report: Ed Tech Start-Ups Face New Challenges

last yearTechnology : Bits

It's easier to make money teaching adults business skills than it is teaching kids math and writing, forcing some ed tech start-ups to rethink their businesses.

WhatsApp, the Internet Messenger, to Become Free

last yearTechnology : Bits

The Internet messaging service, owned by Facebook, said it would phase out fees to use the service and experiment with charging companies to talk directly to its almost one billion users worldwide.

Netflix’s Expansion Attracts Some Unexpected Customers

last yearTechnology : Bits

Reed Hastings, the video-streaming service's co-founder, said people on Réunion Island — a small French-governed island off the coast of Madagascar — were some of the first to sign up as new subscribers.

Jawbone Raises $165 Million at Half Its Last Valuation

last yearTechnology : Bits

Jawbone, the start-up that makes wearable devices, became the latest private company to raise money at a lower valuation than before.

Daily Report: Why Intel’s Earnings Shouldn’t Be Ignored

last yearTechnology : Bits

Why the financial reports of Intel, one of the largest suppliers of chips to PCs, still matters to the broader technology industry.

Amazon Subsidiary Gains Approval to Ship Ocean Freight

last yearTechnology : Bits

Amazon's China subsidiary has received United States approval to ship ocean freight for other companies, in another move by the retailer to build out its logistics operations.

Daily Report: Tech Earnings Season Begins With a Warning

last yearTechnology : Bits

GoPro surprised Wall Street with its earnings warning on Wednesday. Intel is on deck to report quarterly results on Thursday.

SurveyMonkey Names New Chief, Its Second in Six Months

last yearTechnology : Bits

The survey company appointed Zander Lurie as its new chief executive, replacing Bill Veghte after just six months in the job. Mr. Veghte took over after the longtime chief David Goldberg died last May on a vacation to Mexico.

After a Radical Management Experiment, the Zappos Exodus Continues

last yearTechnology : Bits

The departure of employees from the online shoe seller Zappos is continuing after the company adopted the radical self-management system Holacracy.

Daily Report: The Netflix-Amazon Connection

last yearTechnology : Bits

Which giant tech company does Netflix most take after? For some, the answer is Amazon.

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