Reliance Jio announcement to begin shortly; here is how to watch it
Reliance Industries Limited is holding a press conference at 1:30 PM today. The company Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani will be addressing the audience to deliver a statement. The nature of the statement or any announcement related to any launch is not known at the time of writing. The press conference will be live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook along with the live tweets on Twitter. You can check the embedded live stream down below or by following Flame of Truth and Jio...
Sensational tweets tend to stay longer than logical and substantial tweets, says a study
Sensational content have more staying power than substantive posts on the microblogging platform Twitter, says a study. In other words, posts about provocative topics are retweeted more by users, thereby making Twitter appear more like a tabloid than a substantive discussion forum for a casual user, the study suggests. The findings are based on analysis of tweets sent before, during and after the Republican primary debates leading up to the 2016 US presidential election. “Whereas during th...
SpaceX will try again to launch Falcon 9 to resupply ISS from Kennedy Space Center
Countdown clocks were ticking down on Sunday for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from a historic launchpad leased from NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Blastoff of Space Exploration Technology Corp’s Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for 9:38 a.m. local time/1438 GMT on a mission to fly supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station. SpaceX scrubbed its first launch attempt on Saturday seconds before liftoff due to concerns about the steering system in the...
SpaceX will try again to launch Falcon 9 to resupply ISS from Kennedy Space Center
Countdown clocks were ticking down on Sunday for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from a historic launchpad leased from NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Blastoff of Space Exploration Technology Corp’s Falcon 9 rocket is targeted for 9:38 a.m. local time/1438 GMT on a mission to fly supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station. SpaceX scrubbed its first launch attempt on Saturday seconds before liftoff due to concerns about the steering system in the...
SpaceX aborts a launch to International Space Station after a glitch
US space company SpaceX aborted at the last minute the lift-off of its Falcon rocket and Dragon capsule to the International Space Station on Saturday due to technical trouble. A SpaceX Falcon 9, carrying a Dragon cargo capsule loaded with nearly 5,500 pounds of supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station (ISS), was supposed to blast off from the US space agency NASA’s historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at the Kennedy Space Centre for the first time, Xinhua news agen...
Twitter to live-stream one-off Showtime Championship Boxing event
Twitter is set to live-stream Showtime Sports’ telecast of its Championship Boxing triple-header this Saturday, headlined by a welterweight clash between four-division world champion Adrien Broner and Adrian Granados. The post Twitter to live-stream one-off Showtime Championship Boxing event appeared first on Digital Trends....
Twitter snags Showtime as a live streaming partner (but just for a boxing match)
 Twitter has been picking up live-streaming deals left and right these days, including most recently for rugby matches, and before that with Dick Clark Productions. Today, the company announced another high-profile grab: Showtime. But before you get too excited, the deal is just for a Saturday night boxing match from Showtime Sports. This is the first time that Showtime has brought live boxing… Read More ...
Twitter makes another anti-abuse update
 Twitter will no longer notify you about replies in conversations started by people you’ve either blocked or muted, Twitter said today. Twitter made this decision after hearing “consistent feedback from the safety community regarding notifications from conversations started by people you’ve blocked/muted,” Twitter Safety posted on Twitter today. Now, you won't… Read More ...
Twitter is adding Periscope live-streams to its top trends feed
Twitter wants you to watch more videos. To help give user-generated clips and professional live-streams maximum exposure the platform is surfacing video in more places, including the top trends feed. The post Twitter is adding Periscope live-streams to its top trends feed appeared first on Digital Trends.
Twitter fights for disclosure of national security letters
 Twitter is fighting to disclose how many times the government has secretly accessed its users’ data — and a judge may soon allow the company to do so. Twitter’s fight has been ongoing since 2014, and the company recently saw progress when it was allowed to publish two national security letters. The government uses national security letters (NSLs) to extract user data from… Read More ...
JK Rowling’s Twitter scrap with Piers Morgan prompted a bookstore to take drastic action
Harry Potter author JK Rowling and former CNN anchor Piers Morgan got into a fight on Twitter recently. Lots of their followers were quick to get involved, though one British bookshop's response certainly stood out. The post JK Rowling’s Twitter scrap with Piers Morgan prompted a bookstore to take drastic action appeared first on Digital Trends....
Twitter kills off latest safety update after wave of negative feedback
Twitter is reversing a safety update aimed at combatting harassment on its site after it was criticized by users of the social platform. Twitter quickly admitted that the change was a"misstep" on its part. The post Twitter kills off latest safety update after wave of negative feedback appeared first on Digital Trends.
US President Donald Trump and TV Celebrity Mark Cuban engage in Twitter war
A Twitter war spurred between US President Donald Trump and American businessman and TV celebrity, Mark Cuban after the latter cautioned the CEOs in a newspaper article “not to cozy up to Trump”, media reports said. According to a report in Esquire on Sunday, Cuban in Fort Worth Star-Telegram newspaper advised CEOs on how to act during the Trump administration. He cautioned them not to cozy up to Trump, even though the immediate political payoff could be tempting. “Do what you ...
Twitter to live stream the 6 nations rugby tournament in France
 You know that Twitter is getting serious about live streaming when the company starts signing deals for rugby matches just for French users. The company announced that it would stream the next 4 matches involving the French team in the 6 nations tournament. And if you know absolutely nothing about rugby, the 6 nations tournament happens every year and is probably my favorite tournament to follow. Read More ...
Twitter to live stream the 6 nations rugby tournament in France
 You know that Twitter is getting serious about live streaming when the company starts signing deals for rugby matches just for French users. The company announced that it would stream the next 4 matches involving the French team in the 6 nations tournament. And if you know absolutely nothing about rugby, the 6 nations tournament happens every year and is probably my favorite tournament to follow. Read More ...
Twitter struggles continue as it reports slowest quarterly revenue growth since 2013
Investors hammered Twitter Inc on Thursday after the social network reported its slowest quarterly revenue growth since going public in 2013, struggling to attract advertisers amid intense competition from Snap Inc’s Snapchat and Facebook Inc. The company’s shares fell as much as 10% to $16.81 in premarket trading. Revenue grew just 1 percent to $717.2 million, missing analysts’ average estimate of $740.1 million, according to Thomson Reuters. Revenue from advertising declined ...
Crunch Report: Twitter’s Ad Revenue Stalls
Today’s Stories  Twitter’s advertising business is stalling Zenefits is laying off 45% of its workforce Airbnb is buying Luxury Retreats for around $200M Facebook can now replace your weather app The Analogue Nt Mini is the perfect NES console for video game lovers Credits Written and hosted by: Anthony Ha Edited by: Joe Zolnoski Filmed by: Matthew Mauro Teleprompter: Tomas… Read More ...
Twitter’s ad business may be becoming another one of its biggest problems
 Twitter may have re-oriented itself and laid off part of its workforce to streamline its business, but it still doesn’t look like it is bringing in enough money to keep Wall Street happy. Here is the biggest data point from the company’s fourth-quarter earnings report: according to the company, advertising revenue totaled $638 million, which was down slightly year-over-year. A… Read More ...
Twitter buries abusive Tweets and takes steps to prevent banned users from rejoining
Twitter wants the service to be a pluralistic environment, with a variety of ideas and views. However, Twitter intends to draw a line when abusive tweets stifle free expression. Towards this end, Twitter has announced three new changes. The creation of accounts meant only for harassment will be blocked, the search results are safer, and low quality content will be automatically identified and hidden by default from the timeline. Twitter is taking steps to identify users who have been permanently...
Crunch Report | Waze Carpool Grows in Bay Area
Twitter rolls out updates to combat abuse on its platform, YouTube launches mobile live stream and Super Chat exits beta, Waze Carpool grows in the Bay Area, Apple Beats are expected to drop February 10th and a recap from the 10th Annual Crunchies. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...