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News Corporation to Challenge LinkedIn & Bloomberg

News Corporation outlined plans to launch its own social network as well as an instant messaging service for financial clients. The Wall Street Journal is expected to launch a social network in the coming months that will compete with LinkedIn as a platform for “like-minded people” to meet online and share ideas. News Corp also intends to offer new Dow Jones ... Read More »

Dow Jones Introduces News Analytics

Dow Jones has introduced News Analytics, a series of product solutions to help traders, quantitative analysts and risk managers build better, more predictable trading models based on news sentiment.  News sentiment analytics quantify the impact of market-moving news, in real time or coupled with historical news models. News Analytics combines Dow Jones’ world-class business news content with key technology partners ... Read More »

HUGE SHAKE-UP AT DOW JONES

Dow Jones is combining two of its business units: Its consumer media group — which includes The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and MarketWatch — and its research tools and news wire services.  In a top-management shake-up, Todd Larsen, the former head of consumer business, was named president of the company. Stephen Daintith, Dow Jones’ chief financial officer, will take on ... Read More »