dick-costolo



Uber No. 1, Jobs Bests Living CEOs in Synthesio Social ‘BuzzMatch’

Written on
February 17th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, February 17, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Synthesio, the award-winning global social media monitoring firm delivering the highest quality data from 192 countries in 50 languages, kicks off “Social Startup & CEO BuzzMatch 2014” a monthly ranking of the most buzzed-about tech startups and celebrity tech CEOs. Startup BuzzMatch 2014 Inspired by ... more...

Twitter’s Huge Losses Do Not Mean Its Business Model is Broken

Written on
February 7th 2014
Author
Sotirios Paroutis

ADOTAS – Despite seeing $4 billion (£2.45 billion) wiped off Twitter’s value, I believe the micro-blogging/social advertising platform could still have a bright long-term future. The company announced losses of $645 million (£396 million) for 2013, its first set of results since going public in November, and investors were unnerved to see ... more...

Wall Street is Not a-Twitter Over Yesterday’s Earnings Call

Written on
February 6th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Twitter’s Q4 earnings call exceeded expectations in revenues and earnings, but apparently set off  alarms due to the slow growth of its user base and record quarterly net losses. Here are the report’s financial highlights and lowlights: Q4 revenue of $243 million, up 116% year-over-year Q4 net loss of $511 ... more...

Cofounder Stone Steps Out of Way at Twitter

Written on
June 29th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – In a meandering blog post, cofounder Biz Stone announced he is relinquishing his creative director position at Twitter, stepping “out of the way until I’m called upon to be of some specific use,” he writes. Nice and ambiguous — the kid stays in the picture. Stone relates that CEO ... more...

Twitter Won’t Sell, But It Will Take More Funding

Written on
November 29th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Twitter isn’t ready to sell itself for $4 billion or even $5 billion, cofounder Biz Stone boasted the other day (no one knew how much Stoli he’d downed first), but the tech media gossip circus is reporting that the microblogger is game for more funding. Stone’s answer to a ... more...

Welcome Aboard: Costolo Bumped Up to Twitter CEO

Written on
October 4th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Dick Costolo has been given a nice little boost by Twitter – he’ll trade his COO parking space for the CEO’s. Costolo joined Twitter as COO last year; he’s well known as the founder and former CEO of Feedburner, which was acquired by Google in 2007. In addition ... more...