Pearson investors unclear of company vision as shares tumble

Pearson investors have “little visibility” on what the company may do in the next few months, one analyst has warned, while another has said further restructuring at the academic publisher was “almost inevitable.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson warns Covid-19 will hit profits and pauses share buyback

Pearson has warned its profits will be hit, and paused its share buyback, after the Covid-19 pandemic closed testing centres and saw US state assessments postponed or waived.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Weaker' Pearson US courseware tumbles 10% but revenues set to stabilise

In a third quarter trading update, Pearson has reported "weaker than expected" performance in its US higher education courseware business, with revenue down around 10%, but it still expects revenues to stabilise for the whole group this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Hammond vows to make tech companies pay ‘fair share’

Philip Hammond vowed to make tech giants pay their “fair share” of tax in yesterday’s Spring Statement.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Time's editor-CEO shares his vision for a magazine under new ownership

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!When Meredith Corp. put Time magazine on the block following its purchase of Time Inc. in Nov. 2017, it tapped editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal to... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Time's editor and CEO shares his vision for a magazine under new ownership

When Meredith Corp. put Time magazine on the block following its purchase of Time Inc. in Nov. 2017, it tapped editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal to spearhead the process. Perhaps an unorthodox role... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2018-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook shares fall as FTC confirms it is investigating the company's privacy practices

The Federal Trade Commission confirmed Monday that it opened an investigation of Facebook and the Senate Judiciary Committee called on the company’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, to testify as scrutiny mounts over the social media giant’s handling of user data. The unfolding crisis at... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook shares tumble after changes to its News Feed that could shrink ad revenue

Facebook shares were down more than 4% early Friday to $180.10 after the social network announced it was making major changes to its signature News Feed. Facebook said it would begin prioritizing posts from users’ friends and families that spark the most interaction over posts from brands and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson picks up $1bn from Penguin – but no treat for investors | Nils Pratley

The education business sold nearly half its stake in the publisher to Bertelsmann, but much of the proceeds will be reinvestedPearson is still going to own a quarter of Penguin Random House, so it’s not too late to hope that it can learn to tell a story like it is. Please, drop this bland... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson share slide drags down FTSE 100

The embattled publisher sees its share price slide 7.9% after going ex-dividend. Continue reading at BBC News

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Fallon admits 'we got it wrong' as Pearson shares plunge

Pearson's c.e.o. John Fallon has been forced to defend his position after admitting the company "got it wrong" last year, resulting in revisions to its 2017 forecast and dividend, and the withdrawal of its ambitious £800m profit target for 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson shares fall 30% on profits and dividend warning

The educational publisher Pearson has warned of an "unprecedented" fall in sales in the US. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson shares learning design under creative commons license

Pearson is making its Learning Design Principles (LDPs) publicly available under a creative commons license to "broaden the conversation" on the learning principles that should form the basis for educational products. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson shares slide after profits warning

Education publisher, which is in the process of selling off the Financial Times, blames ‘challenging’ market as it suffers biggest share price fall since 1987Pearson suffered its biggest share slump in decades on Wednesday as the education publisher’s stock price crashed almost 16% after issuing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N to buy back Pearson's Nook shares

Barnes & Noble is to buy back the stake Pearson acquired in its Nook Media business for $27.7m in cash and stock, ahead of a split of the business in 2015, the Wall Street Journal has reported. The split follows that of B&N and Microsoft earlier this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin talks lift Pearson shares

Pearson shares open higher on news that two of the world's biggest publishers, Penguin and Random House, are in talks about a possible merger. Continue reading at BBC News

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Investors See Some Value in Newspaper Companies

Newspaper companies, of the type News Corp. might spin off, are trading at premiums to book value, suggesting investors still see value in the business. New York Times Co., McClatchy Co. and Gannett Co., three of the biggest newspaper companies, all ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Barnes & Noble shares under pressure as company explores Nook ebook business options

Barnes & Noble shares under pressure as company explores Nook ebook business options Continue reading at MarketWatch.com

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Navigate360, a security-services company, buys Social Sentinel, a threat-detection company

Social Sentinel technology scans and analyzes digital content to identify potential safety and security threats, according to Richfield-based Navigate360. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Facebook shares more details about its massive security breach -- after blocking people from sharing news about it

The Guardian was among many outlets to write about the huge Facebook vulnerability and attack reported yesterday, and people were understandably keen to share the story on the social network. However, many people found that they were unable to do. Large numbers of Facebook users who tried to... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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