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Pichai Account Trespassers Claim Their Hacking Heart’s in the Right Place

The group taking credit for the breach, OurMine Security, previously hit other prominent high-tech figures, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify CEO Daniel Elk, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels and former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. OurMine's goal is to improve the security ...

Execs Exit as Dorsey Works to Reshape Twitter

This isn't the first time Twitter has seen an exodus of employees. Under previous CEO Dick Costolo, the company experienced changes in leadership roles, suggesting that its tribulations go beyond who is leading the troops "The problems that Twitter has are not going to be fixe...

Can Jack Dorsey Save Twitter?

Former CEO Dick Costolo has left Twitter's board of directors, and Adam Bain has stepped into the chief operating officer role Dorsey will continue to lead Square, the mobile POS company he founded, as well. ...

Costolo Out in Twitter’s Latest Round of Musical Chairs

Incumbent Dick Costolo is stepping down July 1 and company cofounder Jack Dorsey will take over as interim CEO while the board searches, both internally and externally, for a suitable candidate to hold the post Costolo will remain on Twitter's board, and Dorsey will continue t...

Twitter’s New Safety Rules: Hot Diggity or Hot Air?

After going through Twitter's various reporting processes, Gandy began tweeting screenshots of the harassing messages to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, who eventually responded that Twitter was on the issue and left it at that "Twitter's rules say you're not supposed to tweet from ...

Investors Quiver Over Twitter’s Shaky Prospects

CEO Dick Costolo expressed confidence in Twitter's ability to build the largest daily audience over time Laying the Groundwork...

Twitter to Review Toothless Policies on Cyberharrassment

Gandy began tweeting screenshots of the harassing messages to Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and to Twitter support. Costolo's eventual response? "We are on this in a couple different ways. I'd prefer to leave it at that here. Thanks very much." Click Here and Watch Nothing Happen...

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Chinese E-Commerce Giant Plans Stateside IPO

Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter, will meet with government officials, academics and students in Shanghai, marking his first trip to the Middle Kingdom, where Twitter has been blocked since 2009 Costolo is not slated to drop by Beijing, where Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg visi...

Twitter’s Block Backtrack Scores Points

"Now when you block a user, they cannot tell that you've blocked them," CEO Dick Costolo said in a tweet. "It was a longstanding request from users of block. It is part of a suite of tools that we will continue to develop, along with the report button and others," he explaine...

Twitter Travels to the Beat of a Different Drum

Now, that same stubbornness is on display again. The microblogging site has no plans to go public or put itself up for sale, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said this week in an interview with CNBC. Furthermore, Its investors are fine with the status quo, he maintained. Perhaps best...

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Twitter Digs Its Feet Into Japan

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said Monday that the company will bolster its investments and staff in Japan, according to Bloomberg Speaking to reporters in Tokyo, Costolo did not gives specifics on the number of employees or the extent of investment. But he did make clear that Japa...

Twitter CEO’s Tweet-Blocking Defense: It’s Just Business

Ladik wasn't impressed with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo's defense of the new policy. Speaking at Dive Into Media, Costolo characterized the changes as a way to ensure that more people see tweets. "There's been no change in our stance or attitude or policy with respect to conten...

VCs Pump Money and Expectations Into Twitter

The company is also undergoing transitions in its executive team. The site is now run by former Google product manager Dick Costolo, while cofounders Biz Stone and Jack Dorsey are working on other projects and are not as involved in the day-to-day operations of the company. ...

Twitter Puts a Power Hitter in Its Lineup With TweetDeck Buy

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo also alluded to brands and marketers in his statement. His company will continue to invest in TweetDeck, he said. Twitter did not return a request for further comment to the E-Commerce Times in time for publication....

Why All the Nail-Biting Over Twitter?

Fortune published additional details about the game of musical executive chairs being played at the company, starting with erstwhile CEO Jack Dorsey's return as product chief. After having been demoted by the board, he had left to found the successful payments company, Square. In the interim, Williams and operating chief Dick Costolo alternately assumed Twitter's helm.

Obama Confabs With Tech Industry’s Dynamic Dozen

Attending the event -- which was held at the Woodside, Calif., home of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner John Doerr -- were Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. Zuckerberg didn't post, and Costolo didn't tweet about the dinner later, incidentally.

Twitter Hauls in Funding, Contemplates Revenue

Twitter has received US$200 million in financing from the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to a Wednesday post by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo on the company blog. The funding pegs Twitter's valuation at $3.7 billion. Clearly, the investors believe Twitter will find an effective way to squeeze substantial revenue from its massive user community.

Single Sarcastic Tweet Lands Chinese Activist in Labor Camp

News of Cheng's sentence spurred Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to post a critical message addressed to the Chinese government The Incredible Wrongness of Tweeting...

Twitter COO Takes Over in Quest to Spin Tweets Into Gold

Twitter Cofounder Evan Williams has stepped aside as CEO and placed Dick Costolo, the man he hired as chief operating officer, in charge of the company as it works to build its business model "I am most satisfied while pushing product direction," Williams wrote in a blog post ...

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The Pushing, Pulling, Dragging and Shoving Over Facebook Privacy

Twitter characterized the action as a move for quality control. COO Dick Costolo said third-party ad networks are, quote, "not necessarily looking to preserve the unique user experience Twitter has created. They may optimize for either market share or short-term revenue at the expense of the long-term health of the Twitter platform." ...

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