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Report: Apple considers stake in Twitter
 
Twitter will begin censoring tweets in countries where controversial 140-character missives violate local laws.
Twitter will begin censoring tweets in countries where controversial 140-character missives violate local laws.
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According to people briefed on the matter, Apple has talked with Twitter in recent months to discuss making a strategic investment in the social media company. While Apple has had huge success selling its smartphones and tablets, it has made little headway in the social networking arena, "which has become a major engine of activity on the web and on mobile devices." Apple is reportedly considering an investment in the hundreds of millions of dollars, one that could value Twitter at more than $10 billion, up from an $8.4 billion valuation last year. 

 

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