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 cofounder 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 cofounder Jack Dorsey an independent board director. Dorsey, widely credited with creating Twitter alongside fellow cofounders 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 dramaridden 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, cofounder 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...