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Carat Fusion announced today an exclusive advertising buyout of Slate.com's standard interactive ad units on behalf of Hyundai. The objective of Carat's move is to open Hyundai to the Slate audience of educated decision-makers and online shoppers. As of yesterday, Hyundai was featured in a special home page site...
According to the official Yahoo! Search blog yesterday, Yahoo! is expanding its relationship with Wikipedia to make Wikipedia more accessible and easier to use with fewer scrolls and clicks. Kalpana Ravinarayanan of Yahoo! Search explains, "When you see a Wikipedia result in Yahoo! Search, we'll also include a section...
Midway Games, the maker of popular PC and console video games such as Mortal Kombat and Midway Arcade Treasures, announced today it is tapping Double Fusion to sell and serve dynamic in-game ads over the next several years. The move will allow Midway to incorporate rotating product placements into...
MSN and Billboard announced Wednesday that they will partner to produce Billboard.Latino.MSN.com, a spanish-language music site dedicated to the interests of an increasing online presence of Latino Americans. The site will feature original articles, reviews, and stories, mostly produced by Billboard in cooperation with its English-language site. Several major...
Advertisers are abuzz with the possibilities inherent in XM Satellite Radio's newest technologies. In the next two weeks, retailers will begin offering the Samsung Helix and the Pioneer Inno satellite radio and mp3 playing devices, both of which are equipped with time-shifting and bookmarking features. Users can bookmark the...
According to a New York Times report, a lawsuit has been filed against online classifieds leader Craigslist by the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. The fair housing group is accusing the company for violating the Fair Housing Act of 1968 by publishing discriminatory advertisements. If the Lawyers'...
According to a recently released report from American Business Media's subsidiary Business Information Network, revenue from B2B ad pages rose 1.7% in December from a year earlier. As a whole, ad pages finished the year up 4%. The increase for the year was attributed in part to the strong performance...

Dow Jones Diversifies Business

Dow Jones recently announced plans for a major reorganization of its publishing operations, which will expand the content and significance of the Wall Street Journal online edition. The move finds Dow Jones catering to readers and advertisers who have become more invested in online media, following a year of...
In an effort to consolidate nationwide real estate listings online and offer new solutions to its advertisers, Homestore is changing its name to Move Inc and launching a new website in the second quarter of the year, Move.com. In addition to incorporating listings from Homestore.com, Homebuilder.com, and RENTNET, the...
A U.S. District judge ruled against Google this week in a case involving Google's image search and adult website Perfect 10. Perfect 10 sued Google last year, saying that the thumbnail images provided by Google's image search were a violation of copyright law. The judge granted a preliminary injunction...
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