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ADOTAS – Blogging simplifier Zemanta received about $750,000 in a seed investment from Union Square Ventures. USV describes Zemanta as “AdWords for content creators.” Peer-to-peer help desk application CrossLoop has raised $6 million in Series B funding. Venrock led the round, with El Dorado Ventures participating.
ADOTAS - Today, Motorola announced that it would be splitting into two publicly traded companies to separate its handset division (which has been suffering major losses) from its other businesses. Shares of the firm have gone up now about 5%. This effort comes in the midst of a proxy battle...
ADOTAS -- It feels like a social network kind-of-day, despite the fact that the numbers below seem to indicate that at least Facebook is walking into its autumn years. According to Istrategy Labs, Facebook’s social Ads platform numbers show that the number of 55+ users grew 513.7 percent in the...
2012 was the year of 3D. Every brand, every seller and all technology gurus called it the next big thing for home entertainment. But having to don a pair of goofy-looking goggles didn’t prove popular with the masses. Another major issue with 3D TVs is that these require some...
ADOTAS - All content is created equal, but some content is more equal than others -- or so would seem to be the lesson from Google and Verizon's private negotiations regarding priority content delivery, which appear to be coming to a close after 10 months. In exchange for an agreement...
ADOTAS - New York City just isn't ready for iPhones. So said a customer service rep to Consumerist write Laura Nothrup when she was investigating a claim from a reader that it wasn't possible to buy an iPhone from the AT&T website if you've got a New York City zip...
This week, AdBidCentral launched the first version of its platform. The company is creating futures marketplace for premium guaranteed display advertising. The platform powers sales of futures-oriented premium display advertising on top comScore-rated publisher sites. This platform will make forecast buying and selling of premium display digital media efficient and...
ADOTAS - After closing a $3 million round of funding led by Ropart Asset Management last week, MediaTrust has launched its MediaTrust PerformanceExchange, or MTPX, today at the LeadsCon conference in Las Vegas. The exchange promises to instantly connect advertisers with high-potential consumers via MediaTrust's quality-based CPC bidding system. As...

AdBrite Gains Daniel Issen

AdBrite announced today that Daniel Issen has officially joined the company in the position of Vice President of Engineering. Issen is now responsible for software development at the firm. Ignacio Fanlo, CEO of AdBrite stated “We are excited to have a technology executive of Daniel’s caliber join AdBrite. Daniel has...
ADOTAS – Software provider Salesforce has linked up with Facebook and Amazon on a new site management service that aims to reel customers into its cloud computing offerings. The company will charge customers a monthly fee for the software. Third-party developers sell apps to businesses through Salesforce’s site. The new...