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CBS buys Last.fm for $280m, plans more ads

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Share this post As hinted at back in February, Last.fm has been trawling around looking for a buyer and today it found its harbour in the form of a US media giant. The 'social music' site has been bought by … Continue reading

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Google buys Feedburner to sell ads into RSS

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Share this post No wonder Google has acquired RSS management service Feedburner. FeedBurner publishes feeds for PC World, Computerworld, Macworld, Reuters, USA Today, AOL, Newsweek and many many more big and small publishers. That means the bulk of the content … Continue reading

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Google buys Feedburner to sell ads into RSS

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Share this post No wonder Google has acquired RSS management service Feedburner. FeedBurner publishes feeds for PC World, Computerworld, Macworld, Reuters, USA Today, AOL, Newsweek and many many more big and small publishers. That means the bulk of the content … Continue reading

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Europeans dominate Second Life

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Share this post There doesn't seem to be much rhyme or reason why there are more Germans in Second Life than Americans even though there are more American firms advertising inside the virtual world. Could it be down to better … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Yahoo! talk merger – opinion roundup

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Share this post Here are some breaking views on the reported merger between Yahoo and and Microsoft today: WSJ: "A year ago, Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. explored the idea of combining to form a greater competitor to Google Inc. … Continue reading

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Mobile screen-saver offers media platform

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Share this postCelltick (the mobile content firm headquartered in London) is to help AIS Thailand (the largest mobile operator in Thailand) to expand its content discovery service, mLive! to reach 8 million subscribers by the end of the year. mLive! … Continue reading

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Content broadcast across idle mobile screens

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Share this postAIS Thailand, the largest mobile operator in Thailand, plans to expand its content discovery service, mLive! to reach 8 million subscribers by the end of the year, according to the firm. Powered by Celltick (headquartered in London), mLive! … Continue reading

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YelloWiki denies ‘passing off’ as Yell

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Share this postYelloWikis may capitulate to Yell over their recent legal action due to lack of funds to fight a prolonged court battle. In an email interview with tbites, YelloWikis’ Paul Youlten said (words in bold are tbites’ emphasis): “We … Continue reading

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Yell yells at YellowWikis

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Share this postThe world's biggest yellow pages publisher, Yell, has threatened to shut down Yellowikis, the wiki-based yellow pages directory, accusing it of of "misrepresentation", "passing off" and suggests that using the name Yellowikis could "constitute an 'instrument of fraud'. … Continue reading

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