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Medium Opens Up Its Doors with a Few Caveats Medium Opens Up Its Doors with a Few Caveats

Medium, the blogging platform developed by Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams last year, is finally opening its doors to the public – but there are still a handful of restrictions. For the uninitiated, Medium is a blogging platform …

Biz Stone’s Jelly Hires Another Ex-Apple Engineer Biz Stone’s Jelly Hires Another Ex-Apple Engineer

Biz Stone’s mysterious startup Jelly has just made another interesting hire. This time it’s Brian Kadar, a former Apple software engineer. Here’s what Stone had to say about Kadar: “Born and raised in Queens, NY, Brian has a BFA in …

Biz Stone’s Jelly Taps Former iPhone and Twitter Engineer for Board Biz Stone’s Jelly Taps Former iPhone and Twitter Engineer for Board

We may not really know what it is yet, but Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s new startup is accumulating talent at a pretty fast clip. Today, Stone announced that Loren Brichter, former Apple engineer who worked on the original iPhone and …

Jelly, Biz Stone’s Mysterious Startup, Reveals Bono, Al Gore, and More as Investors Jelly, Biz Stone’s Mysterious Startup, Reveals Bono, Al Gore, and More as Investors

On April 1st, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone confirmed that he was working on a new startup called Jelly. He was kind of forced into revealing his hand, after news of the project leaked in late March. When Stone announced the …

Jelly Announces ‘Employee #1,’ Designer Austin Sarner Jelly Announces ‘Employee #1,’ Designer Austin Sarner

Here’s some more Jelly news for you, and no, it’s not any additional info on what the hell it is. It’s more team news. According to Jelly founder and CEO, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, the company has just hired employee …

Jelly, Biz Stone’s Mysterious Startup, Poaches COO from Twitter Jelly, Biz Stone’s Mysterious Startup, Poaches COO from Twitter

While Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s new startup Jelly has been light on the specifics (what the hell is it, really?), it has been heavy on snatching talent as of late. According to All Things D, we can now say hello …

Biz Stone Reveals Twitter’s Ben Finkel as Jelly Co-founder and CTO Biz Stone Reveals Twitter’s Ben Finkel as Jelly Co-founder and CTO

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is slowly pulling back the curtain on Jelly. Very slowly. Today, Stone has revealed the identity of the mobile-oriented startup’s co-founder and CTO: Ben Finkel, founder of Fluther and New Users Experience manager on Twitter’s Growth …

Biz Stone Confirms New Startup ‘Jelly’ Biz Stone Confirms New Startup ‘Jelly’

Last week, news came out that Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is working on a new startup called Jelly. Today, Stone opened up about it a bit. In a post at JellyHQ.com, Stone writes: People are basically good—when provided a tool …

Biz Stone Working on Mobile Startup Called ‘Jelly’ [REPORT] Biz Stone Working on Mobile Startup Called ‘Jelly’ [REPORT]

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is working on another startup. According to Kara Swisher at All Things D, Stone’s new project is called “Jelly,” which her source called a “native mobile” effort. That’s pretty vague, and the only other tidbit provided …

Twitter Finally Patents the Concept of Twitter Twitter Finally Patents the Concept of Twitter

Twitter – the actual concept of Twitter – is now patented. U.S. Patent 8,401,009 just went through, with Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone listed as inventors. It’s a vague and overarching concept of a “device independent message distribution platform,” first …

Is Medium The Next Step In Blogging? Is Medium The Next Step In Blogging?

Can the creators of Blogger and Twitter really revolutionize web publishing again? We may find out soon. If they don’t, it’s not for lack of trying. Blogger and Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams are at it again. After …

Biz Stone: Too Much Twitter Use Is Unhealthy Biz Stone: Too Much Twitter Use Is Unhealthy

As more and more outlets pop up and more and more people rely on existing networks for communication, it’s no surprise that many of us feel addicted to social media. I’m sure your mother or maybe even your doctor has …

Obvious (Twitter Co-founders) Announce Lift Obvious (Twitter Co-founders) Announce Lift
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Obvious, the company that Evan Williams and Biz Stone left Twitter to work on has announced its first official partnership called Lift. Earlier this month, Stone posted an update on what the company is doing at the company, which originally …

Biz Stone: Here’s What’s Going On With Obvious Biz Stone: Here’s What’s Going On With Obvious
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In late June, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone announced that he was stepping back from Twitter to join colleague and fellow Twitter co-founder Evan Williams at Obvious. They’ve been pretty quiet on just what they’re doing over at Obvious, but a …

Twitter Co-founders Reunite to Make Obvious Dreams Come True Twitter Co-founders Reunite to Make Obvious Dreams Come True

A few months ago, Twitter co-founder and former CEO Evan Williams announced that he was leaving Twitter. This came just after it was revealed that co-founder Jack Dorsey was returning to lead product, and six months after Williams handed the …

Royal Wedding Mania Hits Twitter Royal Wedding Mania Hits Twitter

It’s almost here, people.  The moment we’ve all been waiting for – the NFL draft is tonight! The Royal Wedding is tomorrow!  Of course, the world of social media is projected to explode on the day of the nuptials, and …

Twitter’s Biz Stone Calls Out Fortune Magazine Twitter’s Biz Stone Calls Out Fortune Magazine
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Fortune Magazine put out an article called Trouble@Twitter as its cover story, complete with the web-based counterpart to make sure people actually read it. The story talks about the “revolving doors” of leadership at Twitter and other issues. Specifically, the …

Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone Talk Twitter on Piers Morgan

CNN’s Piers Morgan had a show all about Twitter this evening, at a very interesting time in the company’s history. One co-founder that has been gone for years is back, and another one is basically gone (he’s still on the …

Biz Stone Joins Huffington Post, AOL As Strategic Adviser

Biz Stone, who could already count himself the cofounder of Twitter, a former senior specialist at Google, and a former creative director at Xanga (among other things) can now add one more title to his resume.  This morning, the Huffington …

Biz Stone: “The Tweets Must Flow”

The Egyptian government’s decision to shut down Internet access doesn’t seem to have gone over well with Twitter cofounder Biz Stone.  While Stone was diplomatic enough not to name the country, a new 400-word post on the official Twitter Blog very much speaks to the situation, stressing the importance of freedom of speech.

Is a Twitter News Service What Consumers Need?
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Many are getting a substantial amount of their news today from Twitter, but Twitter appears to have higher aspirations for becoming an important news service. Note: this article has been updated following recent developments.