Daiwa Securities Group Inc. increased its position in FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) by 4.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,056 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after
Google has announced an update to its search ranking algorithm that will demote sites serving pirated content, in a move that should please copyright holders who have long called for this move.
The company said that it would be adding a number of criteria to its ranking process which will take into account the number of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown requests a site has....More>>>
When Google first released its updated Google Search app last October, it never made the iTunes top ten and, last week, wasn’t even in the top 100. But the addition of Google Now helped the app make the top ten in less than a week.
Google relaunched its app last October with Siri-like voice recognition and readback, but after peaking at number 16, it started dropping down to around....More>>>
Google has filed for a patent, which, if developed, could bring a wearable smartwatch device to its hardware lines.
The patent application, filed with the US PTO, describes a device that would be placed on a wristband and would include one or more touch displays. The watch would include both clock hardware and a data line, suggesting the device will be capable of connecting to the Internet.
Yahoo’s front-page news stream now displays personalized ads alongside news articles and other features. Stream Ads, the new ad product, is already garnering interest from various advertisers and comes just a few months after Yahoo introduced the news stream on its home page.
Scott Burke, SVP of advertising and data platforms at Yahoo, said an industry trend and internal strategy are....More>>>
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is reporting that social networking and web service companies are making strides towards becoming more transparent with users.
In its annual Who Has Your Back? report, the online activist group lauded a number of major companies for their efforts to help preserve user privacy and report to the public the extent of their cooperation with government....More>>>
Google Shopping’s shift to paid cost per click (CPC) listings shook the ecommerce world this year, and similarly affected its performance metrics compared to the other comparison shopping engines (CSEs), most notably Amazon Product Ads.
In CPC Strategy’s 2012 Ecommerce Industry Report, which analyzed more than 6 million clicks and data from more than 200 advertisers, the two....More>>>
Signature Financial Management Inc. lowered its stake in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA:VTI) by 1.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 56,347 shares of the company
Deutsche Telekom forecast that its earnings would continue to grow in 2019 but by less than expected as Chief Executive Tim Hoettges looks to close a key U.S. merger, acquire spectrum and roll out 5G services.
Consumers have more choices about nearly every purchase than they've ever had before. It's no longer necessary to visit a physical store to buy most things, and for the vast majority of products, shoppers can pick from multiple retailers on their phone or computer.