Jack Dorsey

  • Twitter@8: 8 years since the first tweet; 8 first-of-its-kind tweets March 21, 2014

    New Delhi: On this day eight years ago (March 21, 2006), Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, posted the first ever tweet. "just setting up my twttr," read the tweet from @jack. At only 24 characters, the first tweet was way within Twitter's 140 character limit. The reason Jack Dorsey mentions Twitter...
  • Disney cuts CEO pay, adds Twitter co-founder to board December 24, 2013

    Walt Disney Co has slashed Chief Executive Bob Iger's fiscal 2013 compensation by 15 percent with a bonus cut, and named Twitter Inc co-founder Jack Dorsey an independent board director. Dorsey, widely credited with creating Twitter alongside fellow co-founders like Ev Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass, will stand for election...
  • Twitter IPO: Twitter tweets it'll go public, but will keep details private September 13, 2013

    New York: Twitter finally has decided to go public, but it's taking a route that will keep most of the details about its business private for a while longer. The company aptly used its own news-making short messaging service Thursday afternoon to announce that it has filed documents for an initial...
  • Watch: Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg urge kids to code in new video February 27, 2013

    New York: Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter creator Jack Dorsey are among the tech luminaries appearing in a new video promoting the teaching and learning of computer coding in schools. Titled "What most schools don't teach," the video released online Tuesday begins with Zuckerberg, Gates and...
  • Twitter CEO lobbied against exiling Jack Dorsey in 2008 November 3, 2012

    San Francisco: Twitter CEO Dick Costolo lobbied against exiling Executive Chairman Jack Dorsey in a 2008 power struggle, according to an early investor who shed new light on the management turmoil that for years roiled one of Silicon Valley's drama-ridden companies. Chris Sacca, a former Google executive turned investor, said Costolo...
  • Happy b'day Twitter! 6 yrs since the first tweet March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Exactly six years ago, on March 21, 2006, Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, posted the first ever tweet. "just setting up my twttr," read the tweet from @jack. At only 24 characters, the first tweet was way within Twitter's 140 character limit. The reason Jack Dorsey mentions Twitter...