Stories by Kia Kokalitcheva

Twitter's plans: Follow topics, edit tweets someday

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Twitter revealed on Tuesday in a gathering with journalists that’s it’s planning to roll out a feature that lets users follow specific topics on the service. The social network is testing a bevy of new features like conversation moderation, search for private messages, and more.

Yes, but: The company also used the event to discuss some of its work and processes in areas like user safety, “health” of the service, and security — areas in which Twitter has been heavily criticized for failing to take swift or clear action to solve problems.

Experiencing a music festival with tech upgrades

Outside Lands festival in San Francisco, August 2019. Photo: FilmMagic/FilmMagic

Imagine being at a music festival, far enough from the stage that you can’t hear your favorite band well at all — except when you pull out your phone, log into a special WiFi network and instantly get the live music crystal clear into your earphones.

What's happening: Mixhalo, a San Francisco company, is making this possible, and this weekend it was quietly testing its tech at the Outside Lands music festival.

Uber stock price drops after missed Q2 expectations

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Uber's stock price dropped by more than 12% after its Q2 revenue and losses missed analyst expectations.