TechTarget Launches Deal ScoreCard

TechTarget, Inc. announced the release of Deal ScoreCard, a new quarterly subscription report service from TechTarget Research. Deal ScoreCard reports provide in-depth insight on vendor consideration; product feature, initiative and workload importance; vendor pricing and deal terms practices; and competitive win/loss in 20 technology product market segments across the Data Center, Cloud, Storage and End-User Computing […]

HuffingtonPost: Introducing HuffPost Opinion And HuffPost Personal

HuffPost is launching two new sections: Opinion and Personal. The new Opinion section will feature a mix of regular columnists and one-off guest writers, commissioned by our Opinion editors. The new Personal section will feature commissioned first-person essays by guest writers, as well as person-first content written by HuffPost reporters. As it rolls out these changes, it is ending the HuffPost […]

Bloomberg Plans to Discontinue Financial Commentary Brand Gadfly

Bloomberg LP is planning to retire a financial commentary brand called Bloomberg Gadfly to consolidate its news service’s opinion offerings. Gadfly was launched in late 2015, aiming to provide quick analysis on markets, finance, corporate and technology news. The name sprouted from a code word used inside Bloomberg to describe the project before it went live. […]

Audience Data Provider Eyeota Raises $12.5M

Eyeota is looking to sell audience data to advertisers around the world, and it’s announcing that it’s raised $12.5 million in Series B funding for further growth. Eyeota has now raised more than $22 million. The new funding was led by French private equity firm Jolt Capital SAS, with participation from Project A Ventures and Qualgro. […]

Acxiom Enhances Measurement Solution for Assessing Marketing Impact Across Digital and Offline Channels

Acxiom, the data foundation for marketers, announced significant enhancements to the Acxiom Measurement Solution, part of Acxiom Analytics’ portfolio of omnichannel analytics services. Designed to quantify the impact of marketing across the full customer lifecycle via closed-loop, incremental measurement, the solution now offers more robust reporting, increased speed to insights and greater opportunity for inflight campaign optimization.  […]

Arrow Launches Virtual Classroom Initiative

Arrow Electronics is announcing the launch of Arrow Virtual Classroom in EMEA. Arrow’s Education Business Group introduces the new service to increase training reach and effectiveness out of Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK. Powered by WPeMatico

Exchange Data International Launches Global Economic Data

Exchange Data International (EDI) is pleased to announce the launch of it’s new data offering: Global Economic Data. Divided in 8 major databases, and comprising more than 1.6 million carefully selected time series, over 6.7 million trend series and around 300,000 forecast series, the new service provides the most accurate, comprehensive and timely economic data, from […]

CGG Supports E&P Digitalization with Smart Data Solutions

CGG has repositioned its Data Management Services business as Smart Data Solutions after extending its E&P data optimization portfolio to deliver global digitalization solutions. Smart Data Solutions has rapidly expanded its offerings and investments, and is now actively engaged in projects that address the digital transformation programs of its global oil and gas industry customers, […]

Hearst To Lay Off 145 Former Rodale Staffers

145 former Rodale employees will soon be out of a job in the wake of Hearst Magazines’ takeover of the company. Locations affected by the layoffs include Rodale’s main office in Emmaus, the Rodale Photo Studio, Rodale Test Kitchen, and its Iron Run Distribution Center—a 100,000 sq foot facility opened by Rodale in 1989, which […]

Dentsu X Appoints Jonathan Tse as President

Beijing Dentsu has appointed Jonathan Tse as the new President of Dentsu X China, the media business arm of Beijing Dentsu. Based in Beijing, Tse will report to Akimasa Baba, CEO of Beijing Dentsu. Tse will be responsible for strengthening Dentsu’s media planning capability in China. Powered by WPeMatico

Cambridge University Press Launches New Content Sharing Service Pilot

Cambridge University Press is launching a new content sharing service – Cambridge Core Share – providing the academic community and wider public with greater access to research. Cambridge University Press has developed the new service on its Cambridge Core platform and will extend the functionality to a select number of journals during an initial pilot phase. Powered […]

Facebook, Google Tell Congress They’re Fighting Extremist Content with Counterpropaganda

Facebook, Google and Twitter told Congress they’ve gone beyond screening and removing extremist content and are creating more anti-terror propaganda to pre-empt violent messages at the source. Representatives from the three companies told the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation that they are, among other things, targeting people likely to be swayed by extremist messages […]

Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing

The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) have collaborated to identify principles of transparency and best practice for scholarly publications and to clarify that these principles form the basis of the criteria by which suitability […]

Pearson January Trading Update

Pearson will announce full year results on 23 February 2018, but is providing an update on trading to the end of 2017 and guidance for 2018. Preliminary expectations for full year 2017 results: At guidance exchange rates adjusted operating profit of c.£600m-605m is at the upper end of our October 2017 guidance range of £576m-£606m.  Powered by WPeMatico

Informa Seals $5.2 Billion Deal for Events Organizer UBM

Britain’s Informa struck a deal to buy conference organizer UBM for 3.8 billion pounds ($5.2 billion) in cash and stock, forming a business events and exhibitions group worth 8 billion pounds. The deal, which comes almost a decade after UBM tried to buy Informa, will give it greater scale and specialization in events, the fastest growing part of […]

LAUNCHER.SOLUTIONS Integrates with Equifax Workforce Solutions

LAUNCHER.SOLUTIONS, a technology provider specializing in sub-prime automotive loan originations, and Equifax Inc., a global information solutions company, announced an integration of Launcher’s appTRAKER Loan Origination System with The Work Number database, provided by Equifax Workforce Solutions, a business unit of Equifax Inc. Powered by WPeMatico

Elsevier Acquires via Oncology, a Provider of Clinical Decision Support Solutions for Oncology Professionals

Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health announced that it has acquired Via Oncology, a company that provides decision support and best practices in cancer care management. Via Oncology helps cancer centers demonstrate the value of their care to patients, referring physicians and payers by developing and implementing clinical pathways in collaboration with its […]

What Visionaries Should Have Learned at CES 2018

ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm providing strategic guidance on the most compelling transformative technologies, had several of our research analysts on-site at CES 2018 in Las Vegas between January 9-12, 2018. ABI Research has pulled the truly compelling technology findings at CES 2018 into brief updates — a total of 14 1-minute reads entitled, What Visionaries […]

South Korean Universities Settle With Elsevier

South Korean universities, which have been engaged in a long standoff with Elsevier over access to its major academic journal database, reached an agreement with the publishing giant. Universities complained about the way journals are bundled, saying they were being forced to pay for titles that were rarely used. Price increases were also part of […]

Nasdaq Launches passiveIQ for Investor Relations Professionals

Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, a business of Nasdaq, Inc., announced the launch of passiveIQ, a new analytics tool designed to provide investor relations (IR) professionals with comprehensive and actionable insights into passive index investment data from mutual funds and ETFs. passiveIQ is available as a supplementary service to Nasdaq IR Insight. Powered by WPeMatico

Toluna Announces Expansion of its Panel Reach and Operations into China

Toluna, a provider of on-demand, digital consumer insights, announced that its parent company; ITWP Acquisitions Limited has acquired Shanghai KuRun Information Technology Co., Ltd. KuRunData has online and mobile panels of more than 5 million registered members. Kurun couples this with a survey platform to deliver unrivalled access to insight into the Chinese market. Powered by […]

Havas London CEO Rees to Take Helm at Helia Too

Havas London chief executive Xavier Rees is taking charge of sister customer engagement agency Havas Helia, replacing Tash Whitmey. Whitmey, who was chief executive of Havas Helia for six years, quit last year to run Tesco’s customer loyalty marketing team. Rees will take on responsibilities for Havas Helia from the end of January.  Powered by WPeMatico

Swrve Partners With Segment To Bring Mobile Insight and New Comms Options to Multi-Channel Business

Swrve, the customer interaction engine, has partnered with Segment, the infrastructure for customer data, to provide new levels of insight relating to consumer behavior on emerging platforms including native mobile and OTT digital media streaming. In addition, the partnership enables Swrve customers to build campaigns across multiple channels based on data from any of Segment’s data […]

Manhattan Associates Introduces Customer Engagement Solution

Manhattan Associates, Inc. announced a solution that gives retailers new insight into individual shopping experiences to provide exceptional, personalized service. Part of the Manhattan Active Omni platform, Manhattan Customer Engagement connects customer conversations on social media platforms, like Facebook and Twitter, with real-time order information to give associates a complete and accurate picture of each customer’s buying journey. […]

Reed Tech Introduces Reed Tech SingleSource for Medical Devices

Reed Technology and Information Services Inc. (Reed Tech), a LexisNexis company and lprovider of data management and analytics solutions for the life sciences industry, introduces Reed Tech SingleSource for Medical Devices, a data management tool built specifically to meet the needs of medical device manufacturers. Fully integrated with 1Worldsync, the leading provider of content solutions, it […]

BDO Appoints First Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer

BDO Canada LLP has appointed Patricia Gonsalves as its first Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer (CIDO), effective immediately. To bolster BDO Canada as a champion of inclusion and diversity (I&D), Patricia will lead the firm’s I&D activities. This includes establishing a national I&D Advisory Council and raising awareness within the firm.  Powered by WPeMatico

Salesforce Announces New Retail Innovations to Unify Shopping Experiences Across Commerce, Marketing and Service

Salesforce announced new innovations that empower retailers to deliver more connected and personalized shopping experiences across a consumer’s marketing, commerce and customer service journey. With Salesforce business to consumer CRM, retailers have a single, unified platform for commerce, marketing and service that can drive personalized shopping experiences wherever consumers interact with a brand, including mobile, web, social and […]

Honored Physicist Steven Chu Selected as AAAS President-Elect

Nobel laureate and former Energy Secretary Steven Chu has been chosen as president-elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Chu will start his three-year term as an officer and member of the Executive Committee of the AAAS Board of Directors at the 184th AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas, in February. Powered […]

Digital Science Launches Dimensions: a Next-generation Research and Discovery Platform

Global technology company Digital Science is proud to announce the launch of Dimensions, a new platform that aims to democratise and transform scholarly search. A collaboration between six Digital Science portfolio companies (Altmetric, Digital Science Consultancy, Figshare, Readcube, Symplectic and ÜberResearch) and more than 100 research funders and universities, Dimensions offers a better, faster way […]

2018 RedLink Index Now Available

The 2018 RedLink Index, covering the 2017 subscription year, is now available. The 2018 RedLink Index provides benchmarks and comparisons of usage patterns, aggregating information about more than 1,700 journals from a variety of international publishers covering all areas of science and scholarship.  Powered by WPeMatico

KU Open Services Makes More than 300 Additional Books from 7 Publishers Available in Open Access

Knowledge Unlatched (KU) increases the discoverability of more than 300 books from the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) through its services KU Open Services. Included are titles from the Transcript, W. Bertelsmann,University Press of Colorado, The University of North Carolina Press, Academic Studies Press, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht and Mohr Siebeck. Powered by WPeMatico

Yewno Powers Better Book Discovery to Top Publishers

Yewno, Inc., a provider of AI-driven knowledge discovery solutions, announces that publishers who use Ingram Content Group services can make book content discoverable over the Yewno platform. De Gruyter now joins StanfordUniversity Press, Brill, and Wiley as publishers with books provided by Ingram and now discoverable through Yewno. Powered by WPeMatico

The Guardian – Coming Next Week: The Tabloid Observer

Throughout its 226 years, the Observer has appeared in many formats: principally as a broadsheet newspaper and, for the last 13 years, as a Berliner. Next Sunday sees its next iteration, as a tabloid, when it moves to new printing presses. Its sister paper, the Guardian, switches to tabloid tomorrow. Powered by WPeMatico

The 15 Startup Innovators That are Set to Light Up the Blockchain Cybersecurity Market

Blockchain technology is most often associated with cryptocurrencies and financial services applications.  But, it’s the very decentralized nature and cryptographic anchor of blockchain that makes it a prime foundation for cybersecurity solutions, particularly considering the continued mass-scale data breaches and identity theft happening on a worldwide scale and within the most well-guarded corporate perimeters.  The […]

SourceMedia Launches SourceSelect+

SourceMedia, a digital business information and performance media company serving senior decision-makers in finance, technology and healthcare, announces the launch of SourceSelect+, an account-based marketing (ABM) product that analyzes SourceMedia’s first-party intent data to identify those prospects who are in-market for a client’s product(s). Powered by WPeMatico

Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is overhauling the news feed to prioritize posts from family and friends, as opposed to those from brands and publishers. That means its 2 billion users will see fewer news articles, viral videos and other media content. The change is the biggest tweak the social network has made to the […]

‘Atlantic’ Consultancy Rebrands As Atlantic 57

The Atlantic’s consultancy and creative agency has changed its name from Atlantic Media Strategies to Atlantic 57 to reflect the agency’s growth, president Jean Ellen Cowgill. The new name “symbolizes that important connection from an organization’s past to its future,” Cowgill added. It also “reflects our heritage as part of The Atlantic,” which was founded in […]

Dentsu Aegis Network Creates Strategic Alignment between Merkle and &c in China, Forming Merkle &c

Dentsu Aegis Network announces that &c will become strategically aligned with Merkle in China. The combination of Merkle China and &c will create a fully integrated offering across digital and performance media, data, analytics, CRM, marketing technology, and loyalty programs. &c’s footprint and scale in China will accelerate Merkle’s global growth in China, while Merkle’s […]

Kantar Consulting Acquires Mash Strategy in the UK

WPP announces that Kantar Consulting, the newly launched specialist growth consultancy within Kantar, has acquired Mash Strategy Limited, a brand strategy and growth consultancy. This acquisition continues WPP’s strategy of investing in important markets and sectors. Powered by WPeMatico

Internet Brands to Acquire Avvo

Internet Brands has reached an agreement to acquire Avvo, Inc. and add the brand to its expansive Legal portfolio. Terms of the transaction were not made public. The closing between the parties is expected to be completed shortly. Powered by WPeMatico

Mary Lee Kennedy Named ARL Executive Director

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Board of Directors has appointed Mary Lee Kennedy executive director of the Association, effective April 1, 2018. Kennedy is currently principal of the Kennedy Group, where she partners with organizations to empower local and global communities to create and use knowledge that enhances lives. Powered by WPeMatico

Wiley Digital Archives Announces Debut Partnership with Royal College of Physicians to Provide Access to 500 Years of Medical History

John Wiley and Sons Inc. announced that the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is the latest Wiley Digital Archives partner. The relationship with RCP is the first venture between Wiley and this society—the oldest medical college in England. The digital resource will contain approximately 5 million images, selected from both the archives of the College and […]

Fastcase Expands Legal Analytics Capabilities With Docket Alarm Acquisition

Fastcase announced its expansion into the federal and state docket alerts, legal news and data analytics markets with its acquisition of Docket Alarm. Docket Alarm’s analytical capabilities, customizable real-time litigation alerts, case prediction indicators, and technology-driven research tools complement Fastcase’s quest to add content for its subscribers and provide legal analysis with contributions from firm partners across the country. […]

Ex Libris and HighPoint Announce Partnership to Deliver Enhanced Student Mobile Experience

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, and HighPoint Solutions are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will provide a student app for the digital-native generation at institutions of higher education. The joint product will deliver consolidated functionality covering administration and student life and will facilitate teaching and learning via users’ mobile phone and, simultaneously, a […]

New Publishing Services Partnership from Duke University Press, MSP, and Project Euclid

Duke University Press, MSP (Mathematical Sciences Publishers), and Project Euclid announce a new publishing partnership, Alloy: A Publishing Services Alliance. Alloy was forged with two goals in mind: to offer journals the finest suite of nonprofit publishing services available in the field, and to welcome publishers into a collaboration that treats journals as true partners, not just as clients […]

Wolters Kluwer Health to Divest ProVation

Wolters Kluwer Health has signed an agreement to divest ProVation Medical, its procedure documentation and order set management software business, to Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. for $180 million (approximately €150 million) in cash.The divestment reflects the Health division’s increasing focus on supporting healthcare providers in delivering improved patient outcomes by offering a broad and cohesive […]

LexisNexis Adds California Practice Materials from Continuing Education of the Bar to Lexis Advance

LexisNexis Legal & Professional announced a new alliance with Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) to license CEB content and expand the vast collection of legal documents and resources available through Lexis Advance with additional trusted California content. As part of the licensing agreement, Lexis Advance now offers users a selection of 16 CEB practice titles and forms […]

Emerald Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team

Emerald Publishing, the publisher of management and social sciences research, has appointed Vicky Williams as its new CEO. Richard Bevan, who has been CEO of Emerald Group since 2010, will take on the additional role of Executive Chairman of Emerald Group, with its Founder, Dr Keith Howard, stepping down as Chairman after 50 successful years. Dr Howard will […]

Kantar And Second City Works Form Joint Venture, Brandstage

Kantar, an insight, information and consultancy group, announced it has formed a joint venture with Second City Works, the corporate services division of The Second City, the school of improvisation and comedy theater company. The collaboration, marketed as Brandstage, will work with marketing organizations to drive new product innovation, originate captivating marketing and communications ideas, explore […]

Senators Want ‘Massive’ Fines for Data Breaches at Equifax and Other Credit Reporting Firms

Two senators proposed “massive and mandatory” fines for data breaches at Equifax Inc. and other credit reporting companies, starting at $100 for each consumer whose sensitive information is compromised. The bill from Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) would add a $50 fine for each additional piece of compromised personally identifiable information for each consumer. […]

WPP Acquires Creative Agency BAR in Portugal

WPP announces that it has acquired Bomtempo, Anahory & Ralha – Serviços Criativos, S.A. (“BAR”), an independent creative agency in Portugal. BAR will merge operations with Ogilvy & Mather Portugal, with the combined business trading as BAR Ogilvy. It will be managed by the founders of BAR: Jose Bomtempo, Diogo Anahory and Miguel Ralha. Powered […]

NIIT Acquires Eagle Productivity Solutions

NIIT has acquired Eagle Productivity Solutions, a global provider that specializes in training solutions for companies launching cloud-based applications across commercial and medical audiences. This acquisition further helps NIIT expand its capabilities in high-adoption application rollouts and deeper domain expertise in the pharmaceutical and life sciences domain – specifically, global launches of cloud-based technology in the Life […]

F+W Dismisses Top Execs Amid Layoffs

F+W Media has dismissed its CEO, COO, and CTO. The company’s board of directors revealed its decision to part ways with CEO Tom Beusse, COO Joe Seibert, and CTO Joe Romello, installing Greg Osberg, CEO of media consulting firm Revlyst, as F+W’s interim CEO while a replacement is sought. The dismissals come as the publisher moves to lay […]

InMobi Acquires AerServ for $90 Million

InMobi, the independent mobile advertising platform, announced the acquisition of AerServ for $90 million in cash and stock to create the industry’s first mediation platform with a unified programmatic auction for mobile in-app publishers. This acquisition will enhance monetization for publishers globally and further enhance the InMobi Exchange, a premium mobile programmatic platform. Powered by […]

GPO Completes Digitization of the Historical Congressional Record

In cooperation with the Library of Congress, the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has completed the digitization of all historical issues of the Congressional Record dating to the first appearance of this publication on March 5, 1873. The final release of this project, covering the period 1873-1890, is being made available to the public free […]

Euromoney Institutional Investor Announcement of Disposal

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, the international business information and events group, announces that it has sold its Institutional Investor Journals business to Pageant Media. II Journals publish original and practical analysis of global investment and finance. This transaction is in line with Euromoney’s strategy, including actively managing its portfolio of assets and seeking to sell certain businesses which […]

SAGE Publishing Acquires Journal Portfolio from International Independent Publisher, Wichtig

SAGE Publishing, an independent and academic publisher announced the purchase of the full portfolio of journals from the international, independent STM publisher, Wichtig. The acquisition marks a significant milestone in SAGE’s science, technology and medical (STM) publishing program and the development of its offerings across clinical medicine and bioengineering. The first issues with SAGE will publish […]

AACR Publications Teams Up with ReadCube to Enhance Discoverability of its Collection

ReadCube: We are excited to share that the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Publications partnered with ReadCube’s Discover program. The journals of the AACR cover the entire spectrum of cancer research and will now be fully indexed and discoverable through ReadCube’s web, desktop and mobile platforms. The entire collection will also be included in ReadCube’s […]

Metrostudy Announces Major Expansion of Data Portfolio

Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood Company, announced a massive expansion of their Metrostudy Demand Insights datasets through the national rollout of its sales contract methodology. With this expansion, Metrostudy can deliver a view into the complete construction and real estate project lifecycle with timely and accurate proprietary datasets spanning both supply and demand insights, as well as […]

Cengage Announces Expanded Leadership Roles for Two Executives

Cengage, an education and technology company, announced expanded leadership roles for two executives who played key roles in launching the company’s subscription service, Cengage Unlimited. The executives, Fernando Bleichmar and Todd Markson, have been appointed Chief Product Officer and Chief Strategy Officer, respectively. Powered by WPeMatico

Ingenta : Connect Platform Integrates Google Scholar’s Campus Activated Subscriber Access

Academic journals aggregator Ingenta Connect announces the integration this week of Google Scholar’s Campus Activated Subscriber Access service. Google Scholar’s Campus Activated Subscriber Access is a new service which expands on Google’s subscriber Links programme. It enables researchers to access full text PDFs from journals to which their institution has subscribed, even when they are working remotely, and not […]

Clarivate Analytics Completes Executive Leadership Team with Appointment of New President for Life Sciences Division

Clarivate Analytics has announced the appointment of Mukhtar Ahmed to the position of President – Life Sciences. His arrival marks a full complement of executive level appointments for Clarivate Analytics since its formation in October 2016. Mukhtar Ahmed joins a host of new C-suite appointments of global leaders with domain expertise for each business unit and […]

Allscripts to Acquire Practice Fusion Business

Allscripts, a global provider of healthcare technology, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Practice Fusion, for $100 million in cash, subject to adjustment for working capital and net debt. Allscripts expects to expand its big data insights and analytics, data sharing technologies, and clinical trial solutions to enable life sciences organizations to accelerate bringing life-changing therapies to […]

Bell Media and Bloomberg Media Partner to Create Canada’s Multi-Platform Business News Brand, BNN Bloomberg

Bell Media and Bloomberg Media announced the two media companies have partnered to create Canadian multi-platform business news brand, BNN Bloomberg. Launching in Spring 2018, BNN Bloomberg will provide audiences and advertisers with an unparalleled suite of products across digital, television and radio, targeting Canada’s business decision makers. Powered by WPeMatico

S&P Global CIO Out Amid Broad Operations Reshuffle

S&P Global Inc. Chief Information Officer Krishna Nathan is leaving the company following a broad reorganization at the financial data and analytics firm. Swamy Kocherlakota, the company’s head of global infrastructure and enterprise transformation, is now CIO, reporting to financial chief Ewout Steenbergen. Powered by WPeMatico

Kantar Consulting Launches as Specialist Growth Consultancy

Kantar, WPP’s data investment management division, announced the launch of Kantar Consulting, a specialist sales and marketing consultancy designed to ‘switch on growth’ for brand owners and retailers. With its combined creative and analytical heritage, Kantar Consulting is unique in combining retail, sales, ecommerce and marketing expertise, a deep understanding of how consumers think, live, behave and […]

Marketing and Advertising Technology Industry Veterans Launch MathCapital

Marketing and advertising technology industry veterans announced the launch of MathCapital, a predominantly early-stage venture capital fund that will support the next generation of marketing and advertising technology leaders. Joe Zawadzki, CEO and founder of MediaMath, and Eric Franchi, co-founder and formerly of Undertone, will serve as Partners of the fund.  Powered by WPeMatico

Quantcast Appoints Robert Horler as Chief Operating Officer

Quantcast, the AI-driven audience behavior platform for the open internet, announced the appointment of Rob Horler as Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. In this newly-created executive role, Mr. Horler’s responsibilities will include oversight and leadership of global commercial operations, including the sales and services organization, as the company prepares for its next phase of growth. . […]

hoopla digital Expands eBook Collection with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

hoopla digital, the digital service for public libraries, announced a new agreement with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) to add thousands of bestselling eBooks to hoopla’s dynamic digital content. With this agreement, patrons of participating public libraries will now have access to bestselling titles from HMH authors via their smartphones, tablets and laptops. Powered by WPeMatico

About six-in-ten Americans support marijuana legalization

About six-in-ten Americans (61%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a Pew Research Center survey. The survey, conducted in October, finds that the share of U.S. adults who support marijuana legalization is little changed from about a year ago – when 57% favored […]