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Latest update : 2014-02-06

End of the honeymoon for Twitter shares

Twitter posted losses of $645 million for 2013, and has worried investors with news that it’s adding fewer new users every month. The figures sent the company’s share price down around 10 per cent in after-hours trading. Also today, Sony announces it’s selling its PC business and will lose more than $1 billion this financial year.

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