Telstra Buys Into Chinese Online Marketplaces

Telstra, the parent company of Sensis, the Australian-based Yellow Pages company, has acquired 55 percent of Autohome/PCPop, which runs Autohome.com.cn, a Chinese auto portal, and Norstar Mediatwo, a Chinese CNET-like tech site. The two properties complement Telstra’s 51 percent share in SouFun,…

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Wal-Mart Joins Classified Game via Oodle

Walmart.com is a national site without local pretensions. And the company’s stores themselves don’t really have much “community” about them. They generally don’t have bulletin boards or other things to bring the community together. But the giant retailer is now…

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YPG-NZ Announces Online Partnerships

Yellow Pages Group in New Zealand announced two online partnerships geared toward extending visibility for its advertisers. The first partnership is with realestate.co.nz, New Zealand’s largest online listing site, and the second is with shopnewwzealand.co.nz, the leading online store featuring…

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