Verizon Launches New Visual 411 App

Verizon's new Visual 411 app is designed to provide a more integrative user experience across mobile, FiOS TV and desktop devices. A common platform supports all three media. In addition, the free app lets users search local businesses and provides…

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The Phone as a Media Device

The phone is quickly advancing as a means of pushing out ad-sponsored content that mimics some of the popular mobile advertising features. Greg Webster of VoodooVox, at ILM:08, debuted some of the new features of the company's In-Call Media group, demonstrating…

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Directory Assistance: Moving Beyond 411

  Voice search has been put on the map over the past few years with the advent of free directory assistance service providers, not to mention Google (Goog411) and Microsoft (Tellme) entering the space. These services are increasingly educating the U.S. mobile…

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YPG-NZ Says Yellow to Mobile

Yellow Pages Group New Zealand has announced the debut of “Yellow mobile” on the Telecom and Vodafone Live! networks.  According to New Zealand’s Business to Business magazine: "Yellow Pages Group Digital Media Director Blair Glubb said Yellow mobile will complement…

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EDA Launches English-Language Web-Based DA in BE

European Directory Assistance has launched a new English-language directory assistance site in Belgium called 14-14, which offers residential and business search, with the latter available by name and category. Part of the new service's positioning is that during business hours, consumers…

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Closing the Book on ILM:07

It is hard for me to comprehend, but we are finally finished with ILM:07. We were grateful to have had 650 interesting and enthusiastic attendees from all over the world, 72 stimulating speakers, a full load of sponsors and an…

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AT&T Buys Ingenio

AT&T has bought Ingenio and will use its call tracking platform across Yellowpages.com, 800-YellowPages, Mobile and Print Yellow Pages. We think the deal is quite important. This is a story that will unfold in the months ahead as more information…

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