GLOBAL - Apple yesterday unveiled its tablet computer, named the iPad, with an entry price of US$499.
Twitter has signed its biggest advertising deal to date with an agreement with Starcom MediaVest Group, which is reported to be worth hundreds of million of dollars.
GLOBAL - It was only in February that it was being reported that Facebook was closing in on the 400 million user mark. Now it will hit 500 million before the end of June.
GLOBAL - Twitter is powering ahead with its money making plans and rolling out a beta programme called the "Twitter Business Center" which will offer business users additional features. The features are likely to come at a price as previously suggested by Twitter founder Biz Stone.
GLOBL - Facebook is moving further into Twitter territory with the development of Facebook Zero, a lightweight text-only service for mobile phones.
GLOBAL - Dick Costolo, chief operating officer at Twitter, said the service is ready to begin testing a new advertising platform shortly as he ruled out a stockmarket launch this year.