CBS Joins the Social Networking Scene

Summary CBS announced today that it has acquired London-based social networking site Last.fm for $280 million. The site claims about 15 million monthly users (4 million in the U.S.) and hangs its hat on music video distribution – thought to…

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Spot Runner Breaks Ground on a New Vertical

Spot Runner announced a deal today with LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell to distribute spot cable ad creation and buying capability to affiliated law firms. This can be compared to Spot Runner's deal with Coldwell Banker in the real estate vertical that gives…

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Rumor Mill: Google to Buy Feedburner

The Vecosys blog is reporting the rumor (take it only as that) that Google has its crosshairs set on Feedburner for its next acquisition. This would make sense for Google, given its ongoing expansion of venues in which to broker…

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IAB Releases 2006 Ad Revenue Report

Summary The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) released their annual Ad Revenue Report yesterday. Though there were increases in many online ad categories compared with 2005, it's interesting to note that nearly every one declined in percentage of…

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Welcome to the New TKG Blog

You may have noticed we made some enhancements to the blog. These are part of an ongoing process to evolve the blog in various ways. You'll continue to see changes in both form and function over the coming weeks, as…

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