Mobile phones represent next frontier for search

Mobile phones represent next frontier for search
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – “Mobile, mobile, mobile” were the words of Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt this week when asked what technologies are most intriguing to the computer Web search leader.[Lees verder]

Privacy groups challenge Google’s DoubleClick deal
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Consumer privacy groups on Friday sought to derail Google Inc.’s $3.1 billion deal to buy online ad supplier DoubleClick Inc., filing a complaint with U.S. regulators to block the merger on privacy grounds.[Lees verder]

Circuit City, Napster to offer music service
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Retail chain Circuit City and Web music service Napster said on Friday they will jointly offer a subscription service with millions of songs, the latest effort to compete with Apple Inc.’s iTunes music store.[Lees verder]

Music blogs traffic in mainstream MP4 videos
NEW YORK (Billboard) – By now the practice has become old hat: an eagerly anticipated album gets distributed and devoured by MP3 bloggers before it ever hits stores. But when Columbia Records released Beyonce’s “B’Day Anthology Video Album” on April 3, it marked a rare instance of a similar phenomenon happening with a music DVD.[Lees verder]

CMT Awards meet the MySpace generation
NASHVILLE (Billboard) – “This is for my MySpace people and everybody who voted.”[Lees verder]

Internet user ratings draw fire from trade group
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Interactive Advertising Bureau, a trade group, raised fresh concerns about the measurement of Internet users’ behavior and called on Friday for two leading market research companies to submit to audits.[Lees verder]

U.S. newspaper Web sites deliver slower growth
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. newspaper publishers are betting the Internet is the key to their survival, but a worsening classified advertising slump is hampering efforts to make good on their digital strategies.[Lees verder]

Apple seen having upper hand in music negotiations
NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Apple Inc. sits for contract negotiations with the major record companies over the next month, it will probably seek further concessions from them on selling music without copy-protection software.[Lees verder]

Ticketmaster takes legal action against eBay’s StubHub
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Ticketmaster is suing eBay Inc. in Los Angeles, accusing the Internet auction company’s subsidiary StubHub of fraudulently obtaining premium tickets to sell online.[Lees verder]

Mobile phones represent next frontier for search
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – “Mobile, mobile, mobile” were the words of Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt this week when asked what technologies are most intriguing to the computer Web search leader.[Lees verder]

Privacy groups challenge Google’s DoubleClick deal
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Consumer privacy groups on Friday sought to derail Google Inc.’s $3.1 billion deal to buy online ad supplier DoubleClick Inc., filing a complaint with U.S. regulators to block the merger on privacy grounds.[Lees verder]

Circuit City, Napster to offer music service
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Retail chain Circuit City and Web music service Napster said on Friday they will jointly offer a subscription service with millions of songs, the latest effort to compete with Apple Inc.’s iTunes music store.[Lees verder]

Music blogs traffic in mainstream MP4 videos
NEW YORK (Billboard) – By now the practice has become old hat: an eagerly anticipated album gets distributed and devoured by MP3 bloggers before it ever hits stores. But when Columbia Records released Beyonce’s “B’Day Anthology Video Album” on April 3, it marked a rare instance of a similar phenomenon happening with a music DVD.[Lees verder]

CMT Awards meet the MySpace generation
NASHVILLE (Billboard) – “This is for my MySpace people and everybody who voted.”[Lees verder]

Internet user ratings draw fire from trade group
NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Interactive Advertising Bureau, a trade group, raised fresh concerns about the measurement of Internet users’ behavior and called on Friday for two leading market research companies to submit to audits.[Lees verder]

U.S. newspaper Web sites deliver slower growth
NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. newspaper publishers are betting the Internet is the key to their survival, but a worsening classified advertising slump is hampering efforts to make good on their digital strategies.[Lees verder]

Apple seen having upper hand in music negotiations
NEW YORK (Reuters) – When Apple Inc. sits for contract negotiations with the major record companies over the next month, it will probably seek further concessions from them on selling music without copy-protection software.[Lees verder]

Ticketmaster takes legal action against eBay’s StubHub
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Ticketmaster is suing eBay Inc. in Los Angeles, accusing the Internet auction company’s subsidiary StubHub of fraudulently obtaining premium tickets to sell online.[Lees verder]