ILM:07 Spotlights mobilePeople

The ILM:07 session on cutting-edge demos was devoted to a presentation and demo by Claudia Poepperl, CMO of Copenhagen-based mobilePeople. MobilePeople is a vintage player in this nascent space, having been in business for more than five years now. It's…

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NCI: 'We Can Work With Zillow'

Those were the words of a Network Communications Inc. CEO Daniel McCarthy as he announced that "we will have a deal with Zillow in the next 14 days." McCarthy made this statement during an executive interview, The Leading Edge: Real…

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NCI: ‘We Can Work With Zillow’

Those were the words of a Network Communications Inc. CEO Daniel McCarthy as he announced that "we will have a deal with Zillow in the next 14 days." McCarthy made this statement during an executive interview, The Leading Edge: Real…

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Cash Is King for Local Search Investors

Three investment heavyweights speaking today at the Interactive Local Media/SES Local conference in Los Angeles said the environment for funding is still attractive for early stage companies. However, the credit crunch looming over the market since August is having an…

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TKG Analysts Lay the Groundwork

In an opening session to TKG's part in the ILM/SES Local Show, Neal Polachek, Matt Booth and Peter Krasilovsky presented some groundwork data for the rest of the conference and the rest of the decade. Verticalization is a trend we're…

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European Directories Invests in Spotzer

Amsterdam-based Spotzer, which creates multimedia video ad campaigns for small and medium-sized businesses, announced it has acquired a 10 million euro (US$14.8 million) investment from the U.S. venture capital firm Sierra Partners and European Directories, a print and online directory publisher…

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WSJ Podcast: TKG on Online Video

The Wall Street Journal this week gave a nod to some of the developments in online video for SMBs. The Journal cites TKG data about online video as a direct response medium that more SMB advertisers are starting to recognize…

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Idearc CFO Resigns

Idearc announced today that Andy Coticchio, its executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, has left the company, replaced on an acting basis by Samuel D. (Dee) Jones, who had been head of investor relations. No reason was cited for…

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Intuit Buys Homestead Technologies

Intuit has announced that it will acquire Homestead Technologies, a company that provides a suite a Web creation and e-commerce tools, for US$170 million in cash. This acquisition continues Intuit’s march into what we term a "connected services," or combined software and…

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TKG Data and Analysis: A Weekly Recap

In case you missed any posts during the short week last week, here is a recap. Click below to read each post in full. Bebo Provides Mainstream Content -- Attracts Big Brands Last week Bebo, the global social network, announced…

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Globeandmail.com Comments on Comments

Angus Frame, editor of Globeandmail.com, presented an interesting CaseCamp study this evening in Toronto. He showed how the many twists and turns it took to implement one simple social media aspect to the site have paid off. Globeandmail.com launched its…

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