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Twitter chief picked as Obama telecom adviser

Twitter chief picked as Obama telecom adviser

Mr Obama named Twitter's chief (above) and a high-ranking Microsoft executive among a handful of technology veterans to be appointed as telecommunications security advisers. -- PHOTO: AFP SAN FRANCISCO - US PRESIDENT Barack Obama named Twitter's chief and a high-ranking Microsoft executive among a handful of technology veterans to be appointed as telecommunications security advisers. 'I am proud to appoint such impressive men and women to these important roles, and I am grateful they have agreed to lend their considerable talents to this administration,' Mr Obama said in a White House press release available online on Friday. 'I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead,' he continued in reference to those he picked to join his National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. The list of appointees included Twitter chief executive Dick Costolo...

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