Yahoo buys behavioral ad firm for $300 mln

Yahoo buys behavioral ad firm for $300 mln
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc has struck a deal to buy BlueLithium, the fifth-largest U.S. online advertising network, for $300 million in cash, in the latest move to consolidate the behavioral ad targeting market.[Lees verder]

NBC reaches Amazon TV deal after iTunes break
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – NBC Universal has reached a deal for online retailer Amazon.com Inc to sell television show downloads, it said on Tuesday, just days after the media company pulled the plug on a contract with Apple Inc’siTunes.[Lees verder]

EBay revamps German site
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – EBay launched a revamp of its auction Web site in Germany on Tuesday, where it says it needs to raise listings and the volume of goods sold.[Lees verder]

Pentagon e-mail system breached
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Tuesday said computer hackers gained access to an unclassified e-mail system in the office of Defense Secretary Robert Gates, but declined comment on a report that the Chinese army was responsible.[Lees verder]

Trademark plaintiff drops suit vs. Google over ads
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The plaintiff in a long-running trademark infringement lawsuit against Google Inc agreed on Friday to drop its case targeting the Web search advertising leader’s core business, according to court filings.[Lees verder]

HBO buys film made in Second Life
NEW YORK (Reuters) – HBO said on Tuesday it has acquired the rights to a short-form documentary shot entirely within Second Life, as entertainment companies increasingly turn to virtual worlds as a source for new content.[Lees verder]

IPhone outsells smartphones in July
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s iPhone outsold all smartphones in the United States in July, its first full month on sale, accounting for 1.8 percent of all U.S. mobile handset sales, research group iSuppli said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Microsoft says a Zune phone “not unreasonable”
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. said on Tuesday that it is “not unreasonable” for the company to introduce a mobile phone combined with features of its Zune digital music player to compete with Apple Inc.’s iPhone.[Lees verder]

Austria probes soldiers making Nazi salutes on YouTube
VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian prosecutors are investigating young soldiers seen exchanging Hitler salutes in a video that appeared on the Internet, Defense Minister Norbert Darabos said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Yahoo buys behavioral ad firm for $300 mln
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc has struck a deal to buy BlueLithium, the fifth-largest U.S. online advertising network, for $300 million in cash, in the latest move to consolidate the behavioral ad targeting market.[Lees verder]

NBC reaches Amazon TV deal after iTunes break
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – NBC Universal has reached a deal for online retailer Amazon.com Inc to sell television show downloads, it said on Tuesday, just days after the media company pulled the plug on a contract with Apple Inc’siTunes.[Lees verder]

EBay revamps German site
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – EBay launched a revamp of its auction Web site in Germany on Tuesday, where it says it needs to raise listings and the volume of goods sold.[Lees verder]

Pentagon e-mail system breached
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Tuesday said computer hackers gained access to an unclassified e-mail system in the office of Defense Secretary Robert Gates, but declined comment on a report that the Chinese army was responsible.[Lees verder]

Trademark plaintiff drops suit vs. Google over ads
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The plaintiff in a long-running trademark infringement lawsuit against Google Inc agreed on Friday to drop its case targeting the Web search advertising leader’s core business, according to court filings.[Lees verder]

HBO buys film made in Second Life
NEW YORK (Reuters) – HBO said on Tuesday it has acquired the rights to a short-form documentary shot entirely within Second Life, as entertainment companies increasingly turn to virtual worlds as a source for new content.[Lees verder]

IPhone outsells smartphones in July
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s iPhone outsold all smartphones in the United States in July, its first full month on sale, accounting for 1.8 percent of all U.S. mobile handset sales, research group iSuppli said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

Microsoft says a Zune phone “not unreasonable”
SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp. said on Tuesday that it is “not unreasonable” for the company to introduce a mobile phone combined with features of its Zune digital music player to compete with Apple Inc.’s iPhone.[Lees verder]

Austria probes soldiers making Nazi salutes on YouTube
VIENNA (Reuters) – Austrian prosecutors are investigating young soldiers seen exchanging Hitler salutes in a video that appeared on the Internet, Defense Minister Norbert Darabos said on Tuesday.[Lees verder]

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