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Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Here are the secret edits Twitter made to its IPO filing, hoping investors wouldn't notice   —  Twitter secretly submitted four drafts of its IPO prospectus to regulators before making public the version that drew so much attention yesterday.  The changes made in the interim expose concerns …
Oct 4, 2013, 12:55 PMIn context
Ritchie King / Quartz:
Twitter's average ad revenue per user was $0.55 in Q2 2013, compared to $1.41 for Facebook   —  Twitter didn't disclose its average revenue per user, but we've calculated it for you, anyway  —  Ahead of Twitter's IPO filing, the key figure anticipated by investors was the company's average revenue per user.
Oct 4, 2013, 9:05 AMIn context
Matt Phillips / Quartz:
The complete history of Twitter as told through tortured descriptions of it in the New York Times   —  Twitter needs no introduction.  But it wasn't always so for the “blogging-like tool for quick updates” (2006), which grew into “another leading social network” (2013).
Oct 2, 2013, 1:45 PMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
Twitter plans to make its IPO filing public this week   —  Twitter's IPO filing is ready, and the company intends to make it public this week, according to someone familiar with the plan.  The goal is for Twitter to begin trading, likely on the New York Stock Exchange, before Thanksgiving.
Sep 29, 2013, 6:55 PMIn context
Christopher Mims / Quartz:
Siri is just the start; Multipath TCP will improve connection reliability for more apps over time   —  Apple's iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet  —  For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure …
Sep 20, 2013, 10:10 PMIn context
Kevin J. Delaney / Quartz:
AllThingsD founders are in talks to value their new venture at up to $40 million   —  Preparing to part ways with News Corp, the founders of All Things Digital are looking for investments to reboot their technology news site and events business under a new name, sources say.
Sep 20, 2013, 1:30 AMIn context
Ritchie King / Quartz:
Cheap iPhone?  Hardly.  Apple's price range is still just as narrow   —  Apple just announced the release of two new iPhones: the high-end 5S and stripped-down 5C.  —  Many expected the 5C would be Apple's attempt to broaden its reach into lower-end markets, but the so-called “cheap iPhone” isn't actually cheap.
Sep 10, 2013, 4:20 PMIn context
Quartz:
Apple, closer to its vision for a TV set, wants ESPN, HBO, Viacom, and others to come along   —  Years of halting negotiating with cable companies haven't gotten Apple much closer to its grand vision for television.  But a newer strategy of talking directly to content providers seems more promising.
Aug 22, 2013, 11:20 AMIn context
Zachary M. Seward / Quartz:
City of London halts recycling bins tracking phones of passers-by   —  The City of London is halting a scheme that used recycling bins to track people as they walked by with their smartphones.  The head of Renew London, which was behind the operation, wrote in an email, “I can confirm that we are not currently running any trials.”
Aug 12, 2013, 11:45 AMIn context
Siraj Datoo / Quartz:
This recycling bin is following you   —  Recycling bins in the City of London are monitoring the phones of passers-by, so advertisers can target messages at people whom the bins recognize.  —  Renew, the startup behind the scheme, installed 100 recycling bins with digital screens around London before the 2012 Olympics.
Aug 11, 2013, 5:50 AMIn context

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