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Rumors of the acquisition are confirmed via a video interview of Twitter founder Evan Williams posted to TechCrunch.
Some say it's true. Some say it isn't. But what we know for sure: a virtually unknown blogger has reported that the microblogging service might be trying to solve some of its many problems by acquiring a search service built on its API.
Two new services act as artificial heart and lungs for Twitter.
Summize, a search site that pulls up Twitter posts in real-time, reveals the response to a 15-minute server fritz at Facebook.
Chief scientist Abdur Chowdhury and board members Fred Wilson and Bijan Sabat add to a growing list of key staffers abandoning the popular microblogging service in recent months.
Many users of the microblogging service appear to be unruffled by Twitter's technical issues--and their enthusiasm is spreading.
The micro-blogging site, a hub of politics and media banter, has launched an election-specific site with a feed pertaining to all things Obama and McCain.
With location-aware services hot right now in the social-media segment, Twitter is buying the developers of a popular API used by developers on the platform.
Twitter says it will use the desktop service to help commercial users track conversations across the social network, in a deal reportedly valued at about $40 million.
The microblogging service has agreed to acquire the Twitter desktop client preferred by many of the social-media service's most active users, according to a CNN report.