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  • Thomson Reuters Taps Into Twitter For Big Data Sentiment Analysis

    Thomson Reuters Taps Into Twitter For Big Data Sentiment Analysis

    Twitter bases the majority of its revenue on advertising in and around its main content river, but a new service from¬†Thomson Reuters points to how it also continues to build up its position as a big-data provider to different vertical sectors. Thomson Reuters is now incorporating sentiment analysis gained from Twitter for its Eikon market analysis and trading platform. The commercial terms… Read More

  • WTF
    Thomson Reuters Names ‘Top 100 Global Innovators’ – Now Guess Who’s Missing

    Thomson Reuters Names ‘Top 100 Global Innovators’ – Now Guess Who’s Missing

    Thomson Reuters this morning announced that it has identified “the world’s 100 most innovative organizations today” through a proprietary program. I wouldn’t normally give such a list much attention, but when I was glancing at the top 100 list, I recognized many of the usual suspects on there, such as Apple, Intel, HP, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Sony, Xerox and… Read More

  • Report: Number Of VC Funds Raising Money At 16-Year Low (There's A But)

    According to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association, United States-based venture capital funds have raised $2.7 billion in the second quarter of 2011, a 28 percent increase by dollar commitments compared to Q2 2010. However, the number of VC firms raising money has declined significantly (from 48 tot 37 funds, or a 23 percent drop, compared to the second quarter of 2010). Read More

  • Thomson Reuters Acquires Compliance Software Company Complinet

    Thomson Reuters is acquiring compliance and risk software company Complinet. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2010, were not disclosed. Complinet’s technology helps companies in the financial services industry handle governance, risk and compliance. In an age where the sector is being regulated more than ever, Complinet helps these institutions… Read More

  • Venture-Backed Exit Activity Is Picking Up Again

    Venture-Backed Exit Activity Is Picking Up Again

    Two separate reports were released this morning, both bringing upbeat news of increased exit activity (M&A, IPOs) for venture-backed companies in the first quarter of 2010. We take a look at the most important findings for both the Exit Poll report by Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association, and Dow Jones VentureSource’s assessment of IPO and M&A activity in… Read More

  • Thomson Reuters Acquires Discovery Logic To Boost Analytics

    Thomson Reuters is ringing in the New Year with an acquisition under its belt. The business news and information conglomerate is acquiring Discovery Logic, a company that provides customizable analytics and scientific research software. Discovery Logic will become part of the the healthcare and science business of Thomson Reuters. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Thomson says… Read More