Twitter Tips Its International Strategy

A multi-pronged, low-end approach to bringing in more users outside the United States and, ultimately, more revenue for the microblogging service.
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Twitter to Wait Until After IPO to Name Woman — Likely With International Cred — to Board

The number of women with international experience is long, but if I were to bet whom Twitter is considering for its top picks, I would name only two: Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright.
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Explaining What It’s Going to Do With All That Dough, Pinterest Unveils Stats on Strong Mobile and International Usage

Yes, you may say it out loud: Has Silicon Valley lost its mind?
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Pinterest Does Another Massive Funding — $225 Million at $3.8 Billion Valuation (Confirmed)

Pin this! An even more ginormous pile of money for the social bookmarking phenom.
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Chinese Mobile Games Publisher Chukong Technologies Raises $50 Million Series D

Chukong Technologies, the parent company of mobile games publishing brands Coco and CocoaChina, has raised $50 million in new funding, the company announced today in a press release. That brings its total funding to date to $83 million. This round was led by P.E. fund New Horizon Capital with participation from some of Chukong’s existing investors. The $50 million will support Chukong’s international game publishing and localization efforts, as well as its free Cocos2D-x game engine, which is used by seven of the 10 top-grossing game devs in China.

Dieting App MyFitnessPal Aims for Global Growth

Today, fewer than 10 percent of MyFitnessPal’s 40 million registered users hail from outside its core countries.
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Fortune’s Most Powerful Women List Has Lots of Tech Stars, With She-Can-Do-Anything Spotlight on Facebook’s Sandberg

I say we scramble all the private jets in Silicon Valley and get the “Lean In” book star to D.C. to lean on some pols to open the government again, tout de suite!
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AOL’s Sullivan to Take Over Its Homepage Business

More management changes at the New York Internet giant.
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Twitter to Double Its European HQ Ranks

#jointheEuropeanflock
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