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This position will be responsible for the leadership and management of iVillage’s Search Product business, which is responsible for maximizi… Read more »

Yahoo Japan Corp plans to take a 41.3% stake in All About, for 2.3 billion yen (US$20.9 million), with an eye toward a tie-up in Internet ad… Read more »

– Mobile Entertainment Forum: Marketing Manager, London, UK
– Audible, Director of Marketing/Customer Aquisition
– Marketing Specialis… Read more »

BBC has invited Time Warner, Bertelsmann and Walt Disney to discuss possible bids for BBC Worldwide, the corporation’s commercial sales and… Read more »

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(sub. req.): FT does a story on mobile content venture investments (FYI: I’ll be coming out with a mobile content deals–VC & M&A– report b… Read more »

In further validation of demand for fingerprint technology on wireless devices, Silicon Valley-based Atrua Technologies announced it has rai… Read more »

(via Dan Gillmor) The IDG linking policy controversy creeps up again…this time it is barring CNET’s, it seems… Read more »

UK/European mobile content group ITouch has seen its turnover increase by more that 30 percent since this time last year…the company’s res… Read more »

Nexit Ventures and 3i co-led an investment round of 4 million euros in Helsinki-based mobile gaming company Fathammer. The investment will b… Read more »

Chicago’s Daily Herald has a general article on ringtones with a useful timeline… Read more »

MMS is good for more than sharing snapshots. Operators across Asia — and soon Vodafone — are developing new services around emotive conten… Read more »

No doubt everyone has heard about former President Bill Clinton’s bypass surgery yesterday. Many people checked the news to hear how his surgery went and the aftermath about how close he came to a catastrophic heart attack. The news stories about Mr. Clinton’s health problem had […] Read more »

Controversial streaming media patent company Acacia has licensed its patents usage to Bloomberg.
Acacia has been aggressively pursing colleg… Read more »

ESPN is going to the overdrive in its 25th year, with a university initiative called ESPNU, that includes a new 24-hour TV network and conte… Read more »

The eternal Craigmania-induced question: Why can’t/haven’t/don’t newspapers create and offer their OWN self-published, community focused lis… Read more »

Top South African online publisher Media24 Digital, which publishes the website, is experimenting with using SMS as a form of pay… Read more »

Talk about walking right into the inferno’s mouth…RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser is a guest on Slashdot..”He’s promised to answer your questi… Read more »

“Portal sites are great for organizing and managing content, but… the concept presupposes a marketing mentality that is contrary to the na… Read more »

IDG will establish a new $150 million fund in China in the first quarter of 2005. IDG plans to invest US$2.5 billion in China by 2020…
It… Read more »

You know the deal with this…anyway, word is that Jot, another Wiki company, is about to announce several million dollars in backing from b… Read more »

Online micropayments firm Bitpass has received $11.75 million in its second round of venture funding…
Participating investors include Worl… Read more »

Update: The WiMAX madness continues! Today Nortel announced that it is joining the WiMAX Forum, a few days after news of Cisco joining the trade group. Intel says it has started making test versions of WiMAX chips, and is targeting a 2005 roll out. Intel Executive […] Read more »

Our friends at Light Reading are reporting that nearly 40,000 fiber miles that were put in place for the RNC in New York, will stay put and help do more mundane tasks that will make life of New Yorkers slightly better. The oodles of fiber that […] Read more »

After being on the ropes for a long time, it seems Lucent Technologies might finally have some good news to share this week. The company hosts an analyst day on Thursday, and is most likely to talk up with wireless business. Incidentally, wireless now accounts for […] Read more »

Ever since I posted the little piece about Verizon building a massive infrastructure for the Republican National Congress, I have been thinking about the whole contribution business. Today, I finally got a handle on everything. According to, Republicans get a disproportionate amount of contributions from […] Read more »

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