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The Pixsy Corporation, a company known for its visual search technology has launched version 2.0 of their web based image and video search engine, Pixsy.com. Pixsy.com searches image and video content available on the internet via RSS feeds. Their proprietary technology extracts images and thumbnails from videos, indexes them,...
It was only inevitable. According to a study issued this week by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, the Associated Press, and AOL, mobile phone users are delving into the sea of new features they are being offered, and cautiously accepting the emergence of mobile spam. The study,...
The IAB of Canada has just released version 2.0 of its Canadian Universal Ad Package (CUAP). The CUAP 2.0 standards reflect the increase in broadband connectivity, and apply to rich media advertising, where ads float, expand, feature product animations, sound, video, and even integrated games. "Version 1.0 of the IAB's...
Hot Banana, a leader in providing Web content management software, today announced the availability of Hot Banana Version 5.4. The upgrade focuses on new content management functionality and the further integration of multiple e-marketing modules to help give marketing users a single, easy-to-use platform from which to manage...
Consumer advocacy group Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) issued a report yesterday indicating that at least three major online marketers have ended or greatly abridged their relationship with adware company 180solutions. Earthlink's PeoplePC, GreetingCards.com, and LetsTalk.com all took an outspoken stand against the company's practices in Monday's report. The...
Astaro Security Gateways, a company whose services protect more than 30,000 networks worldwide, has said it would sponsor the twelve episodes of the popular computer security podcast Security Now!. Security Now!, a weekly podcast hosted by security expert Steve Gibson of the Gibson Research Corporation and tech personality Leo Laporte...
Yesterday, AOL officially retired the America Online moniker. Their business entity is now officially known as AOL LLC. Business-minded readers will note that AOL is now a limited liability company, and is no longer structured as a corporation. "Our company long ago accomplished the mission implied by our old name...
The New York Times re-launched their website today with a host of new features for their growing audience of online news readers and a number of new options for advertisers. The most notable addition is the inclusion of original pre-roll video on their homepage and embedded within various sections...
Game developer Nadeo is releasing the latest edition of their massively multiplayer online racing game Trackmania Nations as a free download for the Electronic Sports World Cup, an international video gaming competition. Powering the title is IGA Wordwide's in-game advertising technology. Nadeo developed this version of Trackmania Nations (still...
Ad-serving company Claria just announced plans to begin distributing ads to Yahoo Japan customers. Beginning later this year or early next year, Claria will incorporate contextually-based in-page ads into some type of downloadable software application. Previously, when it was considered a spyware/adware company, Claria bundled software such as Kazaa with...