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2014-07-30 12:20:51

American Airlines' Chief Addresses Merger LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Business Travel Association--the voice of the global business travel industry--kicked off the second day of GBTA Convention 2014 with CBS' Travel Editor Peter Greenberg interviewing Doug Parker, CEO, American Airlines Group and American Airlines. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110609/DC16833LOGO Parker discussed American Airlines' outstanding second quarter earnings,...

Facebook Should Adopt Freemium Model, According To Twitter Co-Founder
2013-07-22 05:08:49

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One of Twitter's co-founders is suggesting Facebook should adopt a "freemium" model, asking users to pay a monthly subscription fee in order to remove ads from the popular social network. In a post on his recently-launched website Medium, Biz Stone, one of three individuals who created the microblogging website back in 2006, wrote he had only recently begun using Facebook again after a long hiatus. Stone said he signed up...

2012-04-01 23:03:28

New conference discusses how to bring wisdom and wellness to the workplace San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 In today´s constantly-changing world, one effectively-implemented good idea can disrupt an entire industry. It´s the ability to creatively adapt that often makes the difference, for both businesses and individuals. Knowing this, there is a burgeoning movement that focuses on the "state" from which people work, and on creating business cultures infused with...

2011-08-25 10:55:30

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone leaked a few details on Wednesday about his first project since leaving the microblogging site: a new application called 'Lift', designed to “unlock human potential through positive reinforcement.” The project falls under the domain of the Obvious Corporation, a tech incubator founded by Williams in the mid-2000s to support his assorted projects. The company was revived earlier this year with Stone and former Twitter vice president Jason Goldman as...

2011-06-29 13:24:44

Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams are going to start devoting their time to The Obvious Corporation, which was a technology project that eventually helped spawn Twitter. Stone told the Aspen Ideas Conference on Tuesday that he and Williams will continue to advise Twitter on strategic matters, despite spending their share of the time to revive Obvious. Stone and Williams were both vague about what they intended to do with Obvious, apart from telling the conference they were...

2011-06-15 10:52:00

CHICAGO, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Biz Stone, who helped establish the real-time, social networking site cast in a pivotal role during recent political uprisings in the Middle East, will present the keynote address at the 2011 Turnaround Management Association Annual Convention, October 25-27, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Founded in 2007, Twitter is the San Francisco-based company that birthed the Tweet -information updates 140 characters in length - and claims more...

2011-03-29 05:40:00

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced Monday that he would be returning to the popular microblogging service as the company's executive chairman and would be heading up its product development team. Along with Biz Stone and Evan Williams, Dorsey was one of the trio of Twitter co-founders. He served as CEO from its startup until 2008, when Williams took over. "Today I'm thrilled to get back to work at @Twitter leading product as Executive Chairman," Dorsey said in a message on his Twitter...

2011-03-15 14:15:11

As Twitter closes in on its fifth anniversary, the microblogging site boasts a billion tweets a week with over 200 million registered accounts. Twitter released new statistics on Monday ahead of its fifth birthday on March 21.  The site said that on March 21, 2006 Jack Dorsey sent the first Tweet on the social network. There are 140 million tweets posted everyday on Twitter, compared to 50 million sent per day a year ago. "Today, on every measure of growth and engagement, Twitter is...

Word of the Day
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.