EghtesadOnline: Over the past two days, CEOs of Iranian online taxi firms, government and municipality officials, as well as unionists have had a hectic time on Twitter clashing over the taxation of local transportation startups.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian news website Digiato, with help from artificial intelligence text analysis service provider Vakavic, has reviewed 1 million tweets posted in the last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2019) to find the highly trending topics and those with the most followers.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday that it was looking more and more like his presidential campaign was illegally spied upon.
EghtesadOnline: Two years after returning as Twitter Inc.’s chief executive officer, Jack Dorsey has pulled the company back from the brink, persuading people to spend more time on the micro-blogging site and attracting more advertising. Investors ratified his efforts this week, when Twitter posted a surprise surge in revenue growth and a first-ever profit. The shares rose 12 percent.
EghtesadOnline: Twitter Inc.’s executives gathered from around the world this week at its offices in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood to discuss the state of the company, goals for the year, and management’s broader ambitions. The twice-yearly meeting is usually a chance for Twitter’s leaders to re-commit themselves and air any concerns to their hundred or so peers.
EghtesadOnline: The way Tina Huang tells it, the path to her resignation from Twitter Inc. was a Kafkaesque experience. She said she was denied a promotion, led to believe her coding skills were inferior, asked to take a leave of absence, and scolded for taking that leave.
EghtesadOnline: An event designed to encourage greater participation by black researchers in artificial intelligence has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over diversity at the cutting edge of computer science and whether political correctness has gone too far.
EghtesadOnline: The new minister of Communications and Information Technology has said that Twitter’s blocking is not linked to moral and cultural factors, but to security issues and could be unblocked.
EghtesadOnline: Twitter Inc heads toward its quarterly earnings report on Thursday with a stock that has risen more than 40 percent since April when much of Wall Street was ready to write off the tech company.
EghtesadOnline: The Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi has called for unblocking people’s access to Twitter.