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Twitter acquires password security startup Mitro

The social network buys Mitro and lets it keep operating as is -- the only change is now the startup's code will be open source.

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Twitter acquires Madbits for 'deep learning' skills

The microblogging platform snaps up Madbits, a startup focused on computer vision and dynamic search technology.

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Twitter: Our growth is no fluke. Really

The social network points to data about interactions from TV, other websites and the World Cup as signs that it has plenty of room to grow.

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Commonwealth Games bring Royal photo-bombing to Twitter

Who is that in that background of those photos? Oh, no big deal, it's just the queen of England, the duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, and Prince William.

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Twitter's users and usage grow, investors cheer

Twitter reports revenue and profit above analyst expectations, but the company also shows that more people were on the social network and using it longer.

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Twitter diversity report: As male and white as Facebook

Twitter reveals the ethnicity and gender makeup of its employees, acknowledging it has a diversity problem.

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Hillary Clinton sees diplomatic promise in social media

Former US secretary of state tells a Twitter Q&A that social media has the power to help resolve conflict between nations.

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Facebook, Twitter seek out social shopping

Social-media commerce ramps up as Facebook tests a Buy button and Twitter acquires CardSpring. Meanwhile, Amazon debuts a Netflix-like service for e-books called Kindle Unlimited.

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Fed chief Yellen warns social-media stock prices are too high

In a report to Congress, the Federal Reserve Board chairwoman cautions that equity valuations for companies like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are "substantially stretched."

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World Cup the most talked about event on social media ever

Not only is Germany taking home the trophy, but Twitter and Facebook also saw record numbers during the games with more than 672 million tweets and 3 billion interactions during the last month.

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After Germany's rout of Brazil, jokes fly on Facebook, Twitter

No stranger to insensitivity, social media pours some salt in Brazil's wounds with a deluge of wisecracks.

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Israel Army's Twitter account hacked, posts 'incorrect' tweets

As the ground battle between Israelis and Palestinians intensifies, it looks like a cyberwar might also be happening.

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