Twitter in meltdown: Stock tumbles 18% after disappointing figures accidentally released early in online gaffe

The Twitter logo is displayed on a mobile device as the company announced it's initial public offering and debut on the New York Stock Exchange on November 7, 2013 in London, England. 
Twitter went public on the NYSE opening at USD 26 per share, valuing the company's worth at an estimated USD 18 billion.  



LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 07:  In this photo illustration, 
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The San Francisco social media company which was scheduled to report its results after the market closed on Tuesday has now officially released the earnings.

As Hillary Clinton aims to become America's first woman president at 69, we reveal the other female powerhouses refusing to let age hinder their careers

Hillary Clinton will be almost 70 when she opens the White House doors if her campaign succeeds. Here, we look at other female big hitters for which age is nothing but a number.

Land of the Free actually pretty expensive: Buying the entire continental US would cost $23TRILLION... and it used to be even more

The price per acre of land in Washington DC was estimated at more than $1million, with Northeastern states such as New Jersey all having per acre values of more than $100,000.

'Bill loves doing the washing up. And I like to slip into my yoga pants and eat popcorn': At home with the world' richest couple. An exclusive interview with Melinda Gates

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How to stay grounded when you're the world's richest couple. Judith Woods talks to Melinda Gates.

Is Jay Z's Tidal a FLOP? App's ranking plummets less than a month after its launch

Tidal's $19.99-a-month app (pictured) launched in New York on 30 March. Following the launch the app jumped to 4th place on the iOS music chart but now ranks at 51 in Music and 872 overall.

How a demanding job could help you fight dementia: People with 'greater mental reserves' live longer after being diagnosed

The Penn State University research adds to the theory that have long held that keeping your brain active - especially in later years - could be the best insurance against developing dementia.

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Which is the most useful social media tool for your career?

  • Twitter 5 votes
  • LinkedIn 7 votes
  • Facebook 1 votes
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  • Pinterest 1 votes
  • Google+ 2 votes
  • YouTube 2 votes

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Men are more competitive than women: Sportsmen are driven by a greater desire to win regardless of their ability, claims study

Scientists at Grand Valley State University in Michigan studied elite runners and found that women tend to prioritise other aspects of their lives like academic studies.

Want to pass your exams? Put down the coffee! Pulling an all-nighter 'won't work' because sleep is vital to memory

Scientists at Brandeis University, Massachusetts believe that a person needs to sleep to remember what they've learned.

'Why should lazy professors get fat on money while kids are going broke?' Jack Welch on how the education system is failing students

The businessman has called for an end to the college hierarchy that has caused higher education to become cripplingly expensive, by cutting out needless middle management.

How to raise children and juggle a career? Let babies cry, don't bake cakes and return to work just WEEKS after giving birth, says economist (and mother-of-five) Vicky Pryce

Economist Vicky Pryce, who served two months in jail after taking her ex husband Chris Huhne's speeding points, opens up about balancing a successful career with raising five children

How budgeting works: Your essential guide to making more of what you spend

A businessman working using calculator in an office.



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Making a budget will allow you to ensure you keep spending sensibly, and could help you find extra opportunities to save for the future or pay off debts more quickly. We take a look at the essentials.

Is there a picture of yourself on your job application? BIG mistake: The most annoying CV blunders (and spelling mistakes top the list)

A survey of 600 employers and senior executives has revealed that among the worst resume mistakes made by prospective employees, spelling and grammar errors are the most annoying.

What emoji reveal about YOUR country: The French are in love, Americans use most LGBT images and Arabs are green-fingered

London-based keyboard app firm SwiftKey analysed more than one billion sets of emoji data to learn how 16 different languages and regions use emoji.

Inheritance and gifts the only way for many young people to get on the property ladder, as more struggle to raise deposits

A couple are pictured standing outside a house for sale in this posed by model image to illustrate property sales 

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Half think their children will be able to buy their first home only after receiving an inheritance, a survey of more than 1,000 parents suggest.

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