YPG Enters U.S. Market With Volt Deal

This week Canada's Yellow Pages Group acquired directory-related assets from Volt Information Sciences for US$178 million. Volt has been a technology partner to YPG for seven years. It offers technology for database management and customer relationship management, and it also owns the independent…

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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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Auto Repair Site RepairPal Launches

New auto repair information resource RepairPal went live today. The site steps into an undeserved market segment by providing information about the user's specific car and its maintenance needs. One central use case, for example, is to check what a…

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