AT&Ti’s Buzz.com Now in Beta

AT&T Interactive has put up a beta version of its new Buzz.com site dedicated to eliciting positive social recommendations and answers to questions from friends, friends of friends and throughout the Buzz site (which, unfortunately, may get confused with Google…

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More Evidence of the End of White Pages

Saw this article today -- more evidence that residential White Pages are verging on extinction. AT&T has gotten the nod from Ohio's utility regulators to eliminate White Pages from co-bound White/Yellow phone books. First, stand-alone residential White Pages books will go (many…

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AT&T Launches Voice Search for iPhone

AT&T Interactive, the new division that's behind the company's popular YPMobile iPhone application, has added a voice search app to its roster. Called Speak4It, the application allows users to speak local search commands into the phone to receive map-based search…

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AT&T Ups Hispanic Ante With Seccion Amarilla

AT&T Advertising Solutions has announced a partnership with Hispanic publisher Seccion Amarilla to sell Hispanic advertising into select Seccion Amarilla directories. "AT&T is always focused on enhancing our directories to best serve our business and residential customers in the diverse…

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Wireless Atop the Quad-Play Heap for AT&T?

The Wall Street Journal reports on AT&T's announced management restructuring today that puts wireless division chief Ralph de la Vega in charge of a broader consumer markets division. This division will encompass television (U-verse), telephone, wireless and broadband services. This…

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Stubbs Departs Yellowpages.com

Charles Stubbs has left his position as president of Yellowpages.com (a unit of AT&T) to become CEO of Atlanta-based Primedia, which publishes a variety of print and online vertical consumer guides, including Apartment Guide and New Home Guide, ApartmentGuide.com, NewHomeGuide.com…

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New Tools, New World

Earlier this week, my colleague Charles Laughlin posted an entry about the beginning of the YPA annual conference titled "YP Industry Pledges Counteroffensive." That headline pretty much captures what was an upbeat event that attracted 600 attendees. As YPA President…

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