Twitter to conclude sale deliberations this month, sources say

The quick turnaround is the clearest sign yet that CEO Jack Dorsey is pushing to provide clarity to shareholders and employees over the company’s future

Twitter has told potential acquirers it is seeking to conclude negotiations about a sale by the time it reports third-quarter earnings on 27 October, according to people familiar with the matter.

The timeline is hugely ambitious in the context of most mergers and acquisitions, given that Twitter began mulling a sale only last month. It is the clearest sign yet that CEO Jack Dorsey is pushing to provide clarity to shareholders and employees over the company’s future as quickly as possible.

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A smoking replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 just forced a Southwest flight to evacuate

A replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has forced a flight to evacuate, raising questions about whether even the replacements are safe. Samsung recalled the Galaxy note 7 in mid-September after dozens of complaints of the device catching fire.

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BuzzFeed hacked by OurMine after it claimed to unmask one of its members

Previous high-profile hacks by the secretive group include Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Pokémon Go’s servers

BuzzFeed was hacked by OurMine on Wednesday in apparent retaliation for a story that claimed to unmask one of the members of the secretive group.

On Tuesday, BuzzFeed posted a story claiming to have identified one of the members of the group as a Saudi teen called Ahmad Makki. In response, on Wednesday the hackers managed to breach BuzzFeed with a post, which has since been taken down, that read:

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Steaming ahead: Use of Nvidia GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics cards on Steam is rising

The latest Steam numbers reveal that PC gamers using Steam are slowly adopting Nvidia’s latest GeForce GTX 10 Series graphics cards. However, it may be a while before they topple Nvidia’s popular GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 960 cards.

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