Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, February 5, 2014

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Ahh, Twitter. Newly minted as a public company. Valued at some $30 billion. But also about to enter that routine that can be painful for a big company of any kind. The quarterly earnings report. At best, Twitter's revenue plan might be called...still emerging. And, here's a place you wouldn't expect to find an award-winning app: A cattle farm in Scotland. The application is, yes, for cattle management. It was designed by teenagers as part of a contest put together by an organization called Apps for Good. 

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The BBC's Yogita Lamaye to see how Nadella's home country is reacting to the announcement.
Posted In: India, Microsoft, Satya Nadella

Using apps to track cattle in Scotland

A look at the app designed by Scottish teenagers to help track cattle.
Posted In: app, cattle, Scotland

Designing battlefield technology to save lives

Usually the technology of war is focused on destroying life, but one start up is working on inventions to save it.
Posted In: war, military technology, medical technology, MedRevx

What story will Twitter's first earnings report tell?

As Twitter reports earnings as a public company for the first time, analysts watch for more than just how much money it brought in.
Posted In: Twitter, Twitter IPO, Earnings