Twitter Swings to Loss Despite User Surge in Pandemic

Twitter swung to a loss in the past quarter as the global pandemic hit advertising revenue, even as the social platform saw a surge in new users.

In its quarterly update Thursday, Twitter posted an $8 million (roughly Rs. 60 crores) loss while revenues edged up three percent to $808 million (roughly Rs. 6,065 crores) and its user base increased 24 percent.

Chief executive Jack Dorsey said the platform was working to be a useful resource for people during the global lockdowns.

“In this difficult time, Twitter’s purpose is proving more vital than ever,” he said.

“We are helping the

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Redmi Note 9, Mi Note 10 Lite Expected to Launch Today: How to Watch Live Stream, Specifications, More

Xiaomi is all set to host its global launch event today, wherein it is expected to unveil the Redmi Note 9 and the Mi Note 10 Lite phones. The two phones have leaked on multiple occasions in the past, and the Mi Note 10 Lite was recently spotted on US FCC as well. The Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9 Pro Max have already launched in India, but Xiaomi may introduce these two phones in other markets during this event. Similarly, Mi Note 10 is also getting a global launch today.

Redmi Note 9, Mi Note 10 Lite

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Pixel 4A and 4A XL: Rumors, specs, prices and more

The Pixel 4 XL.


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In May of last year, Google launched the Pixel 3A and 3A XL. It was the Pixel phones’ first foray into a more affordable price bracket — and perhaps Google’s return to the cheaper Nexus days of yore. Priced at hundreds of dollars less than its main Pixel 3 flagship counterpart, the Pixel 3A phones shaved off key features like wireless charging and water resistance. But it remained a viable alternative for Android users looking for a Pixel phone experience at a lower cost.

The strategic move worked and the Pixel 3A

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Why RackN turned its Open Core licensing model on its head

Commentary: One of the most popular open source licensing strategies of the last decade lost favor at RackN. Here’s why.

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One of the more interesting areas of innovation in open source has been the licensing models companies have used to commercialize it. For years, a number of companies subsisted on the Open Core model, wherein the core of a product was open source licensed while add-on capabilities (like advanced security) were kept proprietary. In a conversation with RackN CEO Rob Hirschfeld, he pointed out an oddity of this model: Few contribute to the core of a

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5 reasons teams choose to follow leaders

There is no shortage of people in leadership roles, but what makes teams choose to follow some leaders and remain loyal? Here are five reasons.

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Having a leadership role or playing the role is one thing; being a leader worth following can be a lot trickier. Here are five reasons teams choose to faithfully stand by some leaders over others. 

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Leaders consistently keep their word

Whether favorable or unfavorable news has to be shared with their teams, good leaders are transparent and communicate in

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