Twitter cuts 9 percent of workforce as revenue growth slows
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc reported a sharp slowdown in quarterly revenue growth on Thursday and said it would cut 9 percent of its global workforce. Analysts on average had expected 316.3 million monthly active users, according to market research firm FactSet StreetAccount. Twitter has been struggling to sign up new users amid competition from nimbler rivals such as Instagram and Snapchat.
Twitter cuts 9 percent of its workforce worldwideTwitter, seemingly unable to find a buyer and losing money, is cutting about 9 percent of its employees worldwide. Twitter Inc., which has struggled amid competition from the likes of Facebook, Snapchat ...
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British economy grows more than expected after Brexit vote
Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the three months after its vote to leave the European Union despite concern that uncertainty over the country's future would weigh on business. The figures, ...
Ford's 3Q profit falls on recall, truck launch
Ford Motor Co.'s net income fell 56 percent to $957 million in the third quarter as the company struggled with a massive recall and the launch of its new Super Duty pickup. The earnings, of 24 cents per ...
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UN preparing for possible chemical attack in Iraq's Mosul
BAGHDAD (AP) ? The U.N.'s public health agency said Thursday it has trained 90 Iraqi medics in "mass casualty management," with a special focus on chemical attacks, as part of its preparations for Iraq's operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group.
Two Yazidi survivors of IS group 'win Sakharov prize'
Two Yazidi women activists who escaped the Islamic State group in Iraq won the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Thursday, European sources told AFP. The prize will be awarded to Nadia Murad and Lamia Haji Bashar during a session of the assembly in Strasbourg, France, the sources said shortly before the official announcement. The prize, worth 50,000 euros ($55,000), will be presented at a ceremony on December 14 in Strasbourg.
Report: Wildlife populations halved on average since '70sLONDON (AP) ? Global wildlife populations have fallen an average of 58 percent from 1970 levels, with human activity reducing the numbers of elephants in Tanzania, maned wolves in Brazil, salamanders in the United States and orcas in the waters of Europe, researchers say.