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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Twitter Gets 100 Million Active Users Monthly

Written on September 10, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Twitter's CEO unveiled that the social site gets 100 million active users, along with 55 million monthly visitors on mobile platforms.

Twitter just marked another milestone, as CEO – Dick Costolo – revealed that the micro-blogging service has now attained over 100 million active users logging in once a month and more than 50 million active members per day. According to Costolo, Twitter currently holds a record of 200 million registered users, wherein half of them logs in every month — a number that is up to 82% since the first half of 2011.

The CEO also pointed out Twitter’s growing performance on mobile platforms. Based from his breakdown, there are exactly 55 million users logging into the site from their handsets or tablets every month. Web-based members were also on the rise, as Twitter now has 400 million visitors a month — up from only 250 million at the Q1 of the year. Aside from that, Dick Costolo noted that there are 40% of users who have not tweeted over the last month. “We’re excited about that number,” he says. “That’s super healthy.”

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No IPO and Price Tag for Twitter

Written on January 10, 2011 by Japhet Writ

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Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo, discussed the future of Twitter as a business, the company's plans for the coming years, and how it aims on growing in the mainstream at CES 2011.

During the CES 2011, Twitter CEO – Dick Costolo – discussed the basic company business plans for Twitter and its future. According to the CEO, Twitter has grown quickly during the Q4 of 2010. And with the company’s recently raised $200 million in funding, Twitter will neither be for sale nor will it go public. Dick Costolo sincerely hopes that Twitter will become a successful independent company.

More over, Costolo explained its very simple business plan: While Twitter is a technology company, its model is advertising-based. The key to its plan is the way ads are taken out to the market as an advertising content. Another is to enable users to embed Tweets in a way that they can directly interact on other sites. This includes replying, retweeting, following the sender, and many more.

Will 2011 be the year the Twitter stands on its own? Share your insights by dropping your comment.

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Twitter CEO Steps Down from his Throne

Written on October 05, 2010 by B Waldorf

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Along with the phenomenal drama of CEOs gone bad, Twitter holds the exception to that. Evan Williams, though stepping down from his position as CEO will still work for the company. But what difference will it make?

With the phenomenon of CEOs stepping down here’s another breaking news. Twitter’s co-founder and CEO, Evan Williams, is stepping down from the throne.

From his Twitter blog, Williams revealed that he asked Twitter COO Dick Costolo to fill in his position as company CEO. Williams will stay with the company and “be completely focused on product strategy.”

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