Personal portals show the Web world what you watch

Personal portals show the Web world what you watch
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Netvibes, one of Europe’s hottest Internet companies, has put the power to create all-you-need-to-know Web portals in the hands of individuals on Monday, challenging the decade-old strategies of online giants.[Lees verder]

Will Ferrell scoring laughs with Web fare
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Will Ferrell’s production company is making a big splash on the Internet, partnering with a venture capital firm to launch the comedy video site FunnyOrDie.com (http://www.FunnyOrDie.com).[Lees verder]

Four-fold increase in serious child abuse on Web
LONDON (Reuters) – Images of child abuse posted and sold online are rapidly becoming more graphic and more sadistic and involving younger children, a British-based Internet monitoring group said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Google says not encroaching on broadcasters
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Google moved to reassure broadcasters on Monday that the Internet company was not encroaching on their turf after announcing two major deals that widen its scope in the advertising industry.[Lees verder]

Universal, Amazon beef up MP3 sales space
NEW YORK (Billboard) – While EMI will boldly go where no major has gone before and sell its catalog as unprotected digital files, other forces are coming into play that should bolster the potential for a commercial MP3 marketplace.[Lees verder]

Comcast joins News Corp, NBC online venture
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Comcast Corp. on Monday said it would join the News Corp. and NBC Universal planned online video site as a distributor and content provider.[Lees verder]

Yahoo expands newspaper ad partners with McClatchy
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc. said on Monday it has expanded an online advertising partnership with U.S. newspapers to include McClatchy Co., while two large publishers said they would not join the group.[Lees verder]

EA, Endemol to merge virtual reality and reality TV
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. and Endemol, creator of the “Big Brother” television show, said on Monday they are partnering on a new project that will combine reality television and online virtual reality like the Second Life virtual world.[Lees verder]

Google-DoubleClick deal seen spurring Web ad M&A
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Google Inc.’s $3.1 billion purchase of DoubleClick Inc. will create a new powerhouse in digital advertising that could spur a wave of takeovers in the online marketing sector.[Lees verder]

Personal portals show the Web world what you watch
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Netvibes, one of Europe’s hottest Internet companies, has put the power to create all-you-need-to-know Web portals in the hands of individuals on Monday, challenging the decade-old strategies of online giants.[Lees verder]

Will Ferrell scoring laughs with Web fare
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – Will Ferrell’s production company is making a big splash on the Internet, partnering with a venture capital firm to launch the comedy video site FunnyOrDie.com (http://www.FunnyOrDie.com).[Lees verder]

Four-fold increase in serious child abuse on Web
LONDON (Reuters) – Images of child abuse posted and sold online are rapidly becoming more graphic and more sadistic and involving younger children, a British-based Internet monitoring group said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Google says not encroaching on broadcasters
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Google moved to reassure broadcasters on Monday that the Internet company was not encroaching on their turf after announcing two major deals that widen its scope in the advertising industry.[Lees verder]

Universal, Amazon beef up MP3 sales space
NEW YORK (Billboard) – While EMI will boldly go where no major has gone before and sell its catalog as unprotected digital files, other forces are coming into play that should bolster the potential for a commercial MP3 marketplace.[Lees verder]

Comcast joins News Corp, NBC online venture
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Comcast Corp. on Monday said it would join the News Corp. and NBC Universal planned online video site as a distributor and content provider.[Lees verder]

Yahoo expands newspaper ad partners with McClatchy
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc. said on Monday it has expanded an online advertising partnership with U.S. newspapers to include McClatchy Co., while two large publishers said they would not join the group.[Lees verder]

EA, Endemol to merge virtual reality and reality TV
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. and Endemol, creator of the “Big Brother” television show, said on Monday they are partnering on a new project that will combine reality television and online virtual reality like the Second Life virtual world.[Lees verder]

Google-DoubleClick deal seen spurring Web ad M&A
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Google Inc.’s $3.1 billion purchase of DoubleClick Inc. will create a new powerhouse in digital advertising that could spur a wave of takeovers in the online marketing sector.[Lees verder]