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NYSE holds 'successful' test for Twitter IPO

The New York Stock Exchange said its test run of Twitter's initial public offering on Saturday was a success, as the exchange tries to avoid the technical problems that marred Facebook's debut last year.

Oct 27, 2013
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Twitter names news chief, from NBC (Update)

Twitter announced Thursday it had hired former NBC executive Vivian Schiller to head its news operations, as the messaging service ramps up efforts in the field ahead of its stock market debut.

Oct 24, 2013
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In IPO, Twitter seeks to be 'anti-Facebook'

Twitter's $1 billion stock offering suggests a cautious Wall Street debut by the popular messaging platform, careful to avoid the mistakes made by its larger counterpart Facebook last year, say analysts. ...

Oct 04, 2013
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Yahoo, Softbank back Alibaba in HK IPO battle (Update)

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's biggest shareholders, Yahoo and Japan's Softbank Corp., on Friday backed the company's unusual management structure that Hong Kong's stock exchange was unwilling to accommodate, ...

Sep 27, 2013
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What Twitter learned from Facebook IPO flop

The day before Twitter Inc. disclosed that it has filed papers for an initial public offering, Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg was asked what advice he would give to the microblogging site about ...

Sep 16, 2013
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Facebook CEO says IPO made company stronger

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn't really want to take his company public last year, but he has changed his mind now that the Internet social network's stock is steadily rising.

Sep 12, 2013
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