Sprint Enters MoLo Partnership With Microsoft

Sprint announced this evening that it will launch a mobile search service that rides on Microsoft's Live Search for Mobile. This will include location-based and voice-enabled search, which will pull in the Tellme platform Microsoft acquired earlier this year. Some of…

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TKG's Mobile Forecast By the Numbers

As part of the mobile forecast we released last week, we thought it would be interesting to show a little detail about the ad-sponsored directory assistance portion of the forecast. As we wrote previously, we have been watching the market…

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TKG’s Mobile Forecast By the Numbers

As part of the mobile forecast we released last week, we thought it would be interesting to show a little detail about the ad-sponsored directory assistance portion of the forecast. As we wrote previously, we have been watching the market…

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Mobile Forecast

As part of the mobile forecast we released last week, we thought it would be interesting to show a little detail about the ad-sponsored directory assistance portion of the forecast. As we wrote previously, we have been watching the market…

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The iPhone: 1 Million Served

Just 74 days after it launched, and five days after Apple cut its price by $200, the iPhone sold its 1 millionth unit yesterday. It reached this milestone weeks before Apple had forecast, no doubt pushed over the edge by…

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R.H. Donnnelley Joins Free DA Space

R.H. Donnelly announced today that it will launch a new free directory assistance product, powered by Call Genie, in four markets (Denver, Spokane, Phoenix and Tucson). 1-800-CallDex will include free local category search and provide addresses, phone numbers, business descriptions,…

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Mobile Ad Forecast: A New TKG Advisory

For subscribers of TKG's Interactive Local Media program, a new forecast is available which analyzes mobile advertising. This includes an analysis of structural changes and consumer usage patterns in the United States and Europe; and benchmark ad performance in other…

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Here Comes the GPhone

The Wall Street Journal (sub. req.) reports on the possibility of the long rumored Google phone. Google has a few different avenues, The Journal reports: partner or build. Partnering would require the perennial challenge of working with carriers that now…

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Florida Times-Union Launches Free DA

Free directory assistance services, funded by pay-per-call ads, have been rolled out by a number of entrepreneurial companies, telcos and Yellow Pages publishers. But now comes The Florida Times-Union, which quietly rolled out a local version of Say Hello Inc.…

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The iPhone: Will It Blend?

ShopLocal CMO Bob Armour spoke at TKG's Drilling Down on Local conference in March during an online video panel to present some of the interesting things the company is doing to promote itself and the products you can find locally…

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