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ADOTAS -- Fanscape, Collective Media, MediaVest USA, Ripple6, Crowd Science and The Jordan, Edmiston Group had announcements this week. Fanscape: Christina Mejia and Bithika Mehra were hired as director and coordinator, respectively, of research and analytics. Both are based out of Fanscape’s Los Angeles office. Mejia was with Fanscape from 2001 through...
Earlier we reported that podcast search engine PodZinger was providing search services for the popular video podcast RocketBoom. Well, they've done it again. This time with tech video podcast commandN, which covers general tech news, demos, and product reviews. It's a weekly podcast, and it has video archives going...
A lot of fellows think that females dating is extinct. They find it as woefully outdated and lame, like hitting to the waitress for a night team instead of conversing with the bartender, or strolling up to somebody you like in a...
ADOTAS - Social gaming marketing and the audience marketplace are proving hot commodities for investors -- SocialVibe and Legolas were the beneficiaries of serious venture largess. SocialVibe, ad tech company behind a good chunk of social gaming outfit Zynga's ad revenue, closed a $20 million Series D round led by Norwest Venture Partners...
engage:BDR, a cross­device advertising solution company, has announced a mobile certified partnership with Neustar, Inc., a neutral provider of real­time information services. This partnership will enhance advertisers' ability to directly access and target consumer segments across mobile and other devices. Clients of engage:BDR will now be able to access Neustar’s...
ADOTAS -- Can Microsoft’s cash and Yahoo’s advertising market talent finally take on Google? We'll see. The two giants announced an agreement today, with no upfront money, with Microsoft now powering Yahoo search while Yahoo will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for both companies’ premium search advertisers. "This agreement...
ADOTAS – Social networking browser Flock just got a $15 million injection in a round of Series D financing. The round was led by Fidelity Ventures; previous funders Bessemer Venture Partners, Catamount Ventures and Shasta Ventures also participated. This funding round brings its total to about $28 million (raised over...
eBay has recently announced the acquisition of a young company called StumbleUpon. This site provides users with a place to fatefully "discover" websites that may spark their interest. eBay gain a community of 2.3 million users with the $75 million purchase. StumbleUpon's growing popularity has predominantly been attributed to word-of-mouth...
Online advertising company BlueLithium has unveiled its new social networking experiment, designed to connect Internet users to the communities they're involved with both on- and offline. The MingleNow network is designed to help users find and communicate with friends who haunt the same clubs and bars. The service is currently...
ADOTAS – Advertising in general in the North America and Europe is on the wane, but smart companies will take advantage of the coming boom in developing ad markets and the long-standing boom in online advertising, ZenithOptimedia reports. In its first forecast of the year, Zenith upgraded its forecast for...
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