LinkedIn lifts the hood on its news feed algorithm to show how it ranks posts

LinkedIn’s Senior Director of Product Management Pete Davies shared insights this week on the changes LinkedIn has made to its news feed algorithm over the last year and a half. Aiming to create more engagement for users, the company is moving away from ranking trending content and, instead, putting more Continue Reading

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company’s nominees

(Reuters) – Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company’s board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate of directors proposed by Toby and Continue Reading

Today’s customer decision journey is so complex but AI can help

Myth: “The customer journey is not as complex as it’s made out to be.” One thing is for sure – the consumer decision journey is more complex than ever before. The average consumer now owns three to four devices and uses multiple online and offline channels throughout their shopping journeys. Continue Reading

Hedge fund chief Daniel Loeb opposes United Technologies, Raytheon merger

BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb said on Friday that his hedge fund Third Point LLC will vote against the planned merger of United Technologies Corp (UTX.N) and Raytheon Co (RTN.N), saying there is no “strategic rationale for this transaction.” FILE PHOTO: Daniel S. Loeb, founder of Third Point Continue Reading

How to run a successful competitor-focused paid campaign Search Engine Watch

One of the biggest advantages of running a paid search campaign is the ability to bid on keywords that would be difficult (if not impossible) for your website to rank for organically. The best example of this is bidding on competitors’ brand or product names. For example, if you’re in Continue Reading

The future of media and entertainment: Tackling digital transformation through experimentation

The future of media and entertainment Media and the ways we engage with it are constantly evolving. The way we discover new media, the way we consume media, the way we share media, the way we pay for media. From your iPod Shuffle to your Spotify subscription. From your Motorola Continue Reading

Bank of America to stop financing operators of private prisons, detention centers

FILE PHOTO: A Bank of America logo is seen in New York City, New York, U.S. January 10, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith/File Photo (Reuters) – Bank of America Corp said on Wednesday it will no longer finance operators of private prisons and detention centers, joining peers in distancing itself from a Continue Reading