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Posts - February, 2014

Stephanie Ruhle leads a conversation on sustainability with the CEOs of Illy Coffee, Sprint, and Nascar.

Networking the Who’s Who, Bloomberg Style

February 28, 2014

One of Bloomberg’s most influential ventures happens not on the terminal, but at the Art Institute of Chicago. Also at the Alkaff Mansion in Singapore. Or the Habima National Theatre in Tel Aviv. Sketched out in a 2009 memo, Bloomberg Link (BLINK) has quickly morphed into a world-class multimedia platform … MORE

Dan Doctoroff

Client Data Practices:
A Six Month Update

February 27, 2014

Last August, we released the results of two reviews relating to our company’s client data practices and the relationship between our editorial operation and our commercial businesses. Although these reviews found that we have appropriate client data policies and controls in place, we undertook a series of actions, many based … MORE


Week in Review: Rates Mandated for SEF Trading

February 24, 2014

Last week, a central tenant of Dodd-Frank regulation took effect: February 18th marked the first day that select swaps were required by law to be traded on swap execution facilities (SEFs). Given interest rate swaps were first to be mandated for trading on these new platforms, here are a few … MORE


Brand New World

February 20, 2014

Bloomberg hosted the CMO Summit during Social Media Week in New York on February 20. Experts in media, data, entrepreneurship and design discussed how digital trends are changing the role and nature of marketing as we know it. Senior level marketers are challenged with rapidly changing new roles. So, Bloomberg … MORE


The Most Innovative Companies in the World

February 20, 2014

This week, Fast Company selected Bloomberg Philanthropies as #2 on its list of the “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies,” reflecting the success of our data-driven approach to solving complex problems and our commitment to making a positive impact on a global scale. Fast Company writes: “With $452 million distributed in … MORE

The blue line illustrates Regeneron Pharmaceuticals' stock price, while the green, amber and red bars indicate social sentiment and volume.

Trending on Twitter: Social Sentiment Analytics

February 20, 2014

If you’ve spent any time on Twitter, you know that tweets can be snarky, informative, nonsensical, hilarious, and sometimes provocative. This is the “sentiment” of the Twittersphere. What Twitter does for the reputation of Lady Gaga or Bill Gates also applies to companies and stocks. Knowing the fast-moving social sentiment … MORE

Justin Erenkrantz on OCP panel

Bloomberg and the Open Compute Project (OCP)

February 13, 2014

Recently, more than 3,400 technologists gathered in San Jose to discuss the Open Compute Project (OCP), which was originally founded by Facebook and now has Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft  and others contributing time and effort on this important initiative. As Head of Bloomberg’s Cloud Architecture, I had the distinct pleasure … MORE