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Signal Media raises $16m in Series B funding

Signal Media raises $16m in Series B funding

GMG Ventures, the venture capital arm of Guardian Media Group, led the funding round.

Cision launches Social Influencer Discovery tool

Cision launches Social Influencer Discovery tool

The new feature is part of the Cision Communications Cloud.

Cision sees 2% organic revenue growth in Q1

Cision sees 2% organic revenue growth in Q1

The company also indicated it would begin targeting CMOs.

Nasdaq sells PR, web hosting, and GlobeNewswire to West Corporation

Nasdaq sells PR, web hosting, and GlobeNewswire to West Corporation

The deal had a $335 million price tag.

Global Strategy Group launches social listening and analysis offering

Global Strategy Group launches social listening and analysis offering

Global Strategy Group Viewfinder merges social media with its public polling expertise to analyze social data.

Muck Rack hires Mike Schneider as marketing head

Muck Rack hires Mike Schneider as marketing head

Schneider most recently led marketing for Nestio, a startup for real estate marketing and leasing.

Ruder Finn launches its first analytics tool: Beacon

Ruder Finn launches its first analytics tool: Beacon

The agency bills the tool as a way for users to "integrate real-time social listening with real-world data."

Shutterstock's Flashstock business launches as Shutterstock Custom

Shutterstock's Flashstock business launches as Shutterstock Custom

Shutterstock Custom is a custom content creation platform.

Meltwater acquires app that is equivalent of "AI-powered Wikipedia"

Meltwater acquires app that is equivalent of "AI-powered Wikipedia"

The deal also brings onboard significant Silicon Valley brainpower, including Matt Michelsen, whose venture with Lady Gaga burned out last year.

Cision's latest acquisition: Paris-based L'Argus de la Presse

Cision's latest acquisition: Paris-based L'Argus de la Presse

Cision said Tuesday it plans to acquire the France-based media monitoring company.

Boden takes Escucha social listening platform to Latin America

Boden takes Escucha social listening platform to Latin America

The firm launched the service in the U.S. two years ago.

Relationship Science rolls out product to unseat Google Alerts

Relationship Science rolls out product to unseat Google Alerts

The company launched the free service to get more clients into the funnel.

Weber Shandwick partners with Storyful to launch Cognitive Context

Weber Shandwick partners with Storyful to launch Cognitive Context

Storyful CEO Rahul Chopra also serves on the Innovation Council that supports Weber's content offering.

Cision launches unified platform for earned media

Cision launches unified platform for earned media

Newly-minted CEO Kevin Akeroyd says the Cision Communication Cloud will allow the CCO to "play catch up" through its unified platform.

Sysomos appoints Peter Heffring CEO

Sysomos appoints Peter Heffring CEO

Heffring is the former CEO of Expion.

Publicis restructure continues as it merges Middle East PR brand into MSLGroup

LeoComm PR, the six-office Middle East agency owned by Publicis and formerly aligned with Leo Burnett, is to become part of MSLGroup, the global network's main PR operation.

From Vocus to PR Newswire, how Cision built its empire

From Vocus to PR Newswire, how Cision built its empire

In the past three years, the newswire market has changed dramatically, driven by acquisition after acquisition by Cision. A quick look at how the company gobbled up many of its competitors.

Understand your social audience with Demographics Pro

Understand your social audience with Demographics Pro

The platform provides detailed demographic and psychographic analysis of Twitter audiences, conversations, and groups of users.

After acquisitions, Cision releases products with Vocus, Viralheat services

After acquisitions, Cision releases products with Vocus, Viralheat services

The product launches are the first in a series of new releases following Cision's acquisition spree.

StatSocial allows you to analyze customized groups of Twitter users

StatSocial allows you to analyze customized groups of Twitter users

StatSocial analyzes custom-defined groups of Twitter users based on more than 60 sources.

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