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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Yahoo now drives less than 10% of searches

Reston-based comScore Inc.'s monthly rankings for search gives Google a 67.7 percent share of the market, unchanged from May. Microsoft's sites, including Bing, edged up 0.4 percent to 19.2 percent of core searches in the U.S., while Yahoo fell from 10 percent in May to 9.8 percent in June.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Yahoo, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Bessemer Venture Partners, iPhone and iPad App

Mon Jul 21, 2014


comScore Releases June 2014 U.S. Online Video Rankings

Google Sites ranked as the top video content property, BrightRoll Platform was the top video ad property, and VEVO topped the list of YouTube partner channels.


Related Topix: Startups, COMSCORE, Insurance, YouTube, BrightRoll, Social Software

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Google's money machine is going strong

The news sent the stock rising 1.6% in after-hours trading. The challenge for Google in the past few quarters has been convincing marketers to pay as much for mobile ads as they do for desktop ads, a task that's become increasingly pressing as Web usage shifts to smartphones.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Insider Selling: Christiana L. Lin Sells 1,200 Shares of COMSCORE Stock

COMSCORE General Counsel Christiana L. Lin unloaded 1,200 shares of COMSCORE stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, July 14th.


Related Topix: COMSCORE, Insurance, comScore Networks, Startups

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Insider Selling: COMSCORE General Counsel Sells 1,200 Shares of Stock

COMSCORE General Counsel Christiana L. Lin unloaded 1,200 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 14th.


Related Topix: COMSCORE, Insurance, comScore Networks, Startups

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Pharma Brands Feel Mobile Wave

When it comes to the mobile shift, health-focused Web sites are hardly immune to the trend of more traffic coming from devices.


Related Topix: Marketing, Pharmaceutical Marketing, WebMD

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Google: Piper Explores Advertising's - Botnet' Problem, Urges Action

Piper Jaffray 's Gene Munster , who follows the shares of Google , among others, today reports on the attempts by the online world to deal with so-called suspicious traffic, which is skewing the true effectiveness of online advertising.


Related Topix: Startups, AdMob, Advertising

WSJ Media and Advertising

Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn Joins Board of Hot Video Site With Korean Dramas

If you follow the media business at all, you probably realize that "millennials" and even younger viewers don't exactly watch TV like their parents .


Related Topix: Asian-American, Korean-American, iPhone, Advertising

Mon Jul 07, 2014


An End To Invisible Video Advertising

Half of all Internet advertising bought by brands is not seen by Web users -- a shocking statistic about a situation that's worsening by the year, thanks to the rise of programmatic buying.



Weekend Recap: iPhone Gains in USA, TSA Charged Up, Adobe Revel iOS Snafu

Our fellow Americans: Welcome back from a three-day weekend of barbecues and fireworks! July is officially here in full force, and you won't need to feel like you missed out during that hamburger and hot dog coma, because we've rounded up all the hottest tech news from the long weekend and are presenting it here for your reading pleasure.


Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Facebook Messenger, Twitter, Apple, Startups, Google

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Apple Holds Its Lead Over Samsung in U.S. OEM Market Share

A new report by comScore reveals that Apple has held its lead over Samsung as the top manufacturer of smartphones sold in the U.S. The data, which measured trends during the month of May, shows that Apple ranked as the top manufacturer, with 41.9 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, COMSCORE, Insurance, Google, Enterprise Mobile, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Journal

Even in Washington, BlackBerry continues its fade to black

BlackBerry's share of the U.S. smartphone market continues to shrink, falling to an all-time low of just 2.3 percent in May, according to Reston-based comScore Inc. Even in Washington, where BlackBerry still enjoys a healthy amount of government agency penetration, its market share is now only about 4 percent.


Related Topix: iPhone

Wed Jul 02, 2014


For App Makers, Pie Isn't Getting...

It's pretty clear by now that apps are winning the battle for media attention on smartphones.


Related Topix: iPhone, Google, Startups, Social Software, Facebook

Tue Jul 01, 2014

COMSCORE Reaches New 52-Week High at $37.19

COMSCORE 's share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday , StockRatingsNetwork reports.


Related Topix: COMSCORE, Insurance, comScore Networks, Startups


News Corner July 2, 2014

Brand DRTV ad agency Atomic Direct wins three Telly awards: two for the Iris Home Management infomercial, and another for the 2013 Kobalt Magnum Grip spot campaign.


Related Topix: Marketing

Mon Jun 30, 2014


The Top 16 Travel Stats To Start Your Work Week

Have you been nerding out on our travel data and stats? If so, what're you waiting for? Subscribe to the SkiftStats Twitter feed! Our daily @skiftstats Twitter feed continues to send out byte-size data points every weekday about the global travel industry, serving as a great companion to the more in-depth stories we do here on Skift.


Related Topix: Twitter, Expedia, Travel/Tourism, AirBnB

Fri Jun 27, 2014

US News & World Report

How to Make Mobile Banking Less Risky

Since mobile device use boomed to 60 percent of the time Americans spend on digital media in May, up from 50 percent in May 2013, according to digital research group comScore, hackers are following Sutton's tradition in spades.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology

Inman Real Estate News

Mobile taking bigger slice of the real estate Web traffic pie

Mobile devices will soon surpass desktop computers as consumers' preferred method of accessing real estate sites, according to recent trends in data tracked by digital analytics firm comScore.


Related Topix: Computers, Move, Redfin, Zillow

Wall Street Journal

Data Point: Mobile Apps Are Eating Up Most Time Spent With Media

New data from comScore underscore a transition in how people in the U.S. consume digital media: The share of time they spend on PCs is falling, while on mobile devices it is rising.


Related Topix: Spotify

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Online retail sees growing revenue

Staples Executive Vice President of Global Growth Shira Goodman meets with TheStreet's Jill Malandrino to discuss the company's brand relaunch and the key areas of change that have catapulted Staples into the #2 online retail spot, just behind


Related Topix: TheStreet, Science / Technology, Internet


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