Twitter has hired former Goldman Sachs Group banker Anthony Noto as chief financial officer. Noto—who actually uses the social network—led the Silicon Valley in its initial public offering.read more
Twitter Canada opened shop just over one year ago. It is the Canadian arm of social media giant Twitter, but it looks, feels, and even quacks like its own burgeoning startup.read more
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Square announced this week that it will open a permanent office in Kitchener-Waterloo. The office will be located at 305 King Street in downtown Kitchener and will open this spring, according to the Silicon Valley-based company.read more
In March Facebook announced plans to set up shop in Vancouver.
The world’s largest social network sought up to 150 staff, mostly software-engineer graduates, to work at its new office, which will serve as a boot camp to train potential full-time employees.
Less than three months later, social-media heavyweight Twitter revealed similar plans by posting job listings for its “centre of excellence” to be housed in Vancouver.
Both announcements sent waves through the city’s technology community, but will Vancouver truly feel any positive ripple effects from these quasi-offices?
Read the rest of the article by Techvibes editor-in-chief Robert Lewis in BCBusiness for free online.