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Online directory Whitepages.com has taken the mobile version of its site out of beta, and is now accepting advertisers. Whitepages.com mobile launched in beta last month, and lets users search for people and businesses by area code and zip code. It can also do reverse searches, so users can...
Blinkx, the video search company owned by Autonomy Corporation, has entered into a major partnership with Microsoft to provide video search services on parts of MSN and Live.com. Blinkx uses Autonomy's Virage technology to search much of the free video content available on the web and present it to...
TVEyes, a company that provides search services for media companies like TV and radio stations, as well as online video, has released a version of ConText Ad Solution, a service designed to deliver contextually relevant text-based ads to websites containing online video. The system works with third-party text ad...
Last Friday Los Angeles Supreme Court judge Carolyn Kuhl dismissed claims made by MySpace founder Brad Greenspan that the acquisition of MySpace's parent company, Intermix, by the News Corporation in 2005 was unlawful. According to comments made by Greenspan late last week, former Intermix CEO Richard Rosenblatt hid MySpace's...
Apparently, Mark Cuban's comments fell on deaf ears. A week of intense speculation has finally come to an end Monday, as Reuters and Yahoo are both announcing that Google officially will acquire video-sharing darling YouTube for $1.6 billion in stock. The deal undoubtedly raises the stakes as well as eyebrows...
German auto manufacturer Audi has selected interactive agency Factory Design Labs to handle its two North American websites: audiusa.com and audicanada.ca, and its online North American advertising strategy. Audi has been looking for an agency since May and settled on Factory based on the agency's expertise in lifestyle branding....
Microsoft and Ingenio announced an agreement today to display Ingenio pay-per-call ad listings when users search for related items on Windows Live Search for mobile phones. The ads are localized, so a person searching for information on local businesses like restaurants and hotels will see ads related to their...
Google marks a busy Columbus day by announcing it has just signed agreements with media giants Warner Music Group and Sony to stream the respective labels' music videos free to users through Google Video. The videos will be supported by advertising and available as $1.99 paid downloads starting this...
According to a new survey released by online media and ad serving company Burst Media, more voters are getting information about their candidates online that from any other resource. Burst polled 900 voters to examine internet advertising's impact on the election. 26.8% said they look online for election news...
According to Wall Street Journal sources, Google is in talks with YouTube to acquire the video-sharing behemoth for roughly $1.6 billion. Rumors have been circulating since earlier this year about major media companies expressing an interest in buying the site, though CEO Chad Hurley had said at the time...
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