TwitArea Helps You Tweet Local Businesses

Praized Media continues its march toward blending Twitter and local. The latest product is a browser plugin called TwitArea that lets users tweet about places. Specifically, the plugin plants an "insert place" button under the Twitter.com text box. When clicked,…

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Microsoft/Yahoo Deal Announced

As speculated yesterday, the search deal between Yahoo and Microsoft has been officially announced. Many of the expected terms apply, and the official release has lots of detail and video addresses from Steve Ballmer and Carol Bartz (notice she mentions…

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Google Brings More Local to AdWords

Google announced today a new feature in its AdWords search marketing product that will let advertisers automatically list their address as part of their text ad. Known as "local extensions," it allows businesses to link their AdWords account to their…

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Ambassador Media Files Chapter 11

Ambassador Media has filed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of New York's Southern District. The publisher, which operates in the five boroughs of New York City and surrounding areas, published nine directory titles in 2008 with…

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