Adap.tv and Vehix: Cross-Pollinating Media

Video ad insertion technology provider Adap.tv today received $10 million in series A funding from Redpoint Ventures and others. We've written about the company a few times in the past…

TKG Data and Analysis: Weekly Recap

In case you missed any posts this week, here is the TKG blog highlight reel. Click below to read each post in full. Newspapers and Home Pages: Getting Personal Business…

Ingenio Releases Mobile Data

Summary Pay-per-call provider Ingenio and market research firm Harris Interactive released results of a survey (n = 4,123) today that shows interesting data around consumer preferences for mobile devices and…

Blinkx Releases AdHoc, Forms New Partnerships

As reported last week, Blinkx today officially unveiled its new contextual ad matching technology for video content, known as AdHoc. The company has also partnered with both Lycos and InfoSpace…

Google Pushes Mobile Maps Through Free DA

Summary After completing a free DA call this week using Google's newly launched 800-GOOG411, we were asked if a text message was desired in addition to the free voice and…

@SES: Social Networking and Local

This morning I attended an interesting session on advertising on social networks at SES New York. Much of the subject matter here has implicit ties to local, and some explicit.…

Googles Free 411 Product Launches

Google has officially launched its free 411 product. The number, 1-800-GOOG-411 (1-800-466-4411), makes business name and category search accessible from any U.S. telephone. This is a product we originally uncovered…