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Banjo Secures $16 Million in Series B Financing Led by Balderton Capital

Written on
March 13th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Banjo, a highly visual app and website that allows users to experience breaking news and live events in real time through the eyes of the people who are there, announced today it has completed a $16 million Series B round of financing. Balderton Capital led the ... more...

Study: Paid Google Shopping Coincides With 79% Drop in Retailers’ ‘Shopping’ Integrations

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March 31st 2013
Author
AdotasWire

NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 (ADOTAS) - There was a 79% fall¹ in shopping integrations showing retailers’ products within Universal or “blended” search results on Google.com during 2012, according to new research from search and social analytics leader, Searchmetrics. The fall coincides with Google starting to charge retailers to use its ... more...

Online Video Search Is Here: New App Enables Viewing of Up to 9 Simultaneous Videos

Written on
January 23rd 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

Ever wanted to find just the right video for your next business presentation, lecture or viewing party? With so much multimedia content scattered across the Internet, Vuemix addresses a need to have an easy way to search, stream and watch videos from a single aggregated platform. Released this week, the ... more...

Study: Free to Get Our News To Go, We Prefer To Have It Delivered

Written on
October 15th 2012
Author
Mike Daly

With the advent of smartphones and tablets, we can get our news anywhere. But according to a recent study published on Journalism.org, most of us wait until we’re home to check the headlines on our mobile devices. The study, conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, in collaboration with ... more...

Extra, Extra: Google Launches New Organic Search Algorithm to Emphasize Breaking News!

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November 8th 2011
Author
Pete Dudchenko

COVARIO – Google is very busy these days. In addition to the recent changes announced for how paid search advertisements will be listed, Google also rolled out a major change to the way organic search listings are ranked—the new Freshness Algorithm. (This article was cowritten by Covario SEO Director Amanda Barnes, ... more...

LinkedIn Makes Business News Personal

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March 11th 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – I’m pretty sure I let my LinkedIn account languish for a year or so. Last summer I was shocked to see my connection invitations nearing the triple digits. I hate to say I’ve never taken my account on the business social network very seriously — currently my profile ... more...

People Actually Pay for Online Content?

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December 30th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – What? According to a new Pew survey, 65% of Internet users have paid for online content. But I thought the reason journalism was dying was because those cheap-ass browsers refuse to pay for content… Could it be journalism is dying because the quality of writing has disintegrated and mainstream ... more...

Newsday Paywall Stats Not Promising

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January 27th 2010
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – As opinions are still forming about the prospects for The New York Times’ recently announced pay meter for its online content, the initial stats from Newsday’s paywall experiment are likely to make pay-for-content advocate’s faces go sour. Since announcing in October that visitors — beside print subscribers and Cablevision ... more...

Yahoo! News Is More Popular Than Google News

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December 23rd 2009
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Everyone’s favorite media conglomerate curmudgeon, Rupert Murdoch of the monstrosity that is News Corp., pitched a fit all year about Google News to just about anybody who would listen. Conferences, interviews, bar mitzvahs — if there were reporters around, he was likely to bitch about that “parasite” Google. But ... more...

Twitter: a billion-dollar company that few trust

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September 21st 2009
Author
Edward Barrera

ADOTAS — Yesterday, news broke that the microblogging company got a huge round of funding. With the injection of $50 million, the company has been valued at $1 billion, according to MediaMemo. This despite the fact that its revenue streams are paltry, and Facebook keeps mimicking its ideas. And now, just to add ... more...