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2014-04-15 23:02:29

Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the CFO Summit. The event will take place on the 15th – 16th May 2014, in Palm Beach, Florida, the United States of America. London, UK (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the CFO Summit. The event will take place on the 15th – 16th May 2014, in Palm Beach, Florida, the United States of America. Insecurity hemming around the economy and political leadership in local and worldwide...

2014-04-15 12:35:08

Both search and social deliver positive ROI as revenue grows faster than spend across each channel SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenshoo [http://www.Kenshoo.com ] (http://www.Kenshoo.com), the global leader in predictive media optimization technology, today released a new infographic, Kenshoo Search and Social Snapshot: Q1 2014 [http://www.kenshoo.com/search-social-snapshot ], detailing key metrics and benchmarks for paid search and social advertising. The data...

2014-04-10 08:27:24

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ADVERTISING Club of New York, the industry's leading professional organization representing the vision and mission of the global advertising community across crafts, today will present Media:NOW - Inspired Leadership, Accelerated Innovation from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Pier Sixty located at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Sponsored by Tongal, Tremor Video, Turner, Yahoo and Uber, the one-day conference will feature presentations and discussions...

2014-04-08 08:35:50

Mobile supply chain startup adds top Silicon Valley advisors and investors MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, enterprise startup Elementum announces the addition of five new investors--Aaron Levie, Dave Duffield, Jerry Yang, Jim Davidson, and Mike Frandsen--as well as new members to its board of advisors. The company, which offers mobile software for supply chain management, exited stealth mode this February with over $60 million in funding from Lightspeed Venture...

2014-04-04 23:29:16

New suite supports ad stitching, OTT delivery, SVOD, TVOD, smart distribution, and live workflows, enabling media companies and operators to maximize video monetization opportunities with every user, on any device. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Kaltura, the leading open source video platform, announced today that it has released its Smart Video Monetization Suite, the most advanced, comprehensive set of video monetization tools available from a single provider. The Suite includes...

2014-04-04 23:27:53

AdsNative, a turn-key platform provider that enables publishers to sell various kinds of native ads directly to advertisers, is pleased to announce its new mediation capabilities to automatically maximize native revenue for publishers, as well as a fresh round of financing led by Interwest Partners. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 AdsNative helps its customers sell native in-feed ads directly to their advertisers with a turn-key solution. Publishers always make the highest CPMs...

Yahoo Bringing Better Encryption Technologies To The Table
2014-04-03 12:10:56

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo! is in the midst of a large-scale project to employ encryption technologies to protect its users and their data. The company's new Chief Information Security Officer, Alex Stamos, updated users on Tumblr. Firstly, as of march 31 all traffic moving between Yahoo! data centers is fully encrypted. Yahoo! Mail has become more secure as browsing has been moved to HTTPS by default, as well as encryption of mail between Yahoo! servers...

2014-04-03 09:55:20

Weather helps determine whether a review will be positive or negative After looking at 1.1 million online reviews for 840,000 restaurants in more than 32,000 cities across the country, Georgia Tech and Yahoo Labs researchers have found that the weather outside can be just as significant a factor for reviews as what happens inside a restaurant. Their study shows evaluations written on rainy or snowy days, or very cold or hot days, are more negative than those written on nice days....

2014-04-03 08:37:36

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry Leaders Including AppLift, Outfit7, Intel, and Yahoo Join European Board Today the App Developers Alliance announced its first European Board [http://appdevelopersalliance.org/about/Europe ]. The Alliance is adding a Board and staff in Europe to better serve the app industry and the Alliance membership, which includes dozens of companies and nearly...

2014-04-02 08:43:26

CHICAGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO-Free Report), Google Inc. (Nasdaq:GOOG-Free Report), Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE:P-Free Report), Facebook (Nasdaq:FB-Free Report) and Tesla Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq:TSLA-Free Report)....

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