IAC’s ServiceMagic Buys Market Hardware

IAC’s ServiceMagic,  a leader in delivering leads to services, has purchased Bethesda,MD- based Market Hardware, which provides websites and search engine optimization for 2,500 SMBs. Market Hardware, which has 30 people, targets “high online spend verticals” that closely mirror ServiceMagic’s…

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Now on the iPhone Top 10: RepairPal

The iPhone app store now has 15,000 apps available. So what’s No. 8 (among the free utilities)? RepairPal, an auto site that uses the GPS capabilities of the iPhone to deliver repair auto estimates, a comprehensive repair shop directory and…

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Mixpo Signs More Channel Partners

Video creation platform provider Mixpo today announced partnerships with five local media organizations: NBC Local Media, Tribune, Freedom Communications, TownNews.com and Fisher Communications. The deal will equip each new partner with Mixpo's VideoAd platform, which will let advertisers create and…

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Watch: TKG Interviews at SES

The Search Engine Strategies conference series has set up a YouTube channel filled with short interviews that are done before and after sessions. They're typically good snack-sized videos that can give you a general sense of some of the biggest…

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Talking Mobile and Local at OMMA Social

I’m at the OMMA Social conference put on by MediaPost. It’s mostly attended by ad agencies looking to learn more about engaging users through social networking and blogging -- something they’ve probably achieved a C+ for as an industry. Some…

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The Internet: 1 Billion Served

ComScore released new data today showing that the global Internet population has reached 1 billion. Asia Pacific accounts for the highest regional share of users (41.3 percent), followed by Europe (28 percent), North America (18.4 percent), Latin America (7.4 percent),…

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Your Blog in Print

The New York Times covers a new daily news provider called The Printed Blog that's building a new model based on what it hopes to be the best of online and offline distribution. As its name implies, this will involve…

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