Groupon shares hit new lows as business concerns rise
Sunday, 11 November 2012 10:21
Analyst warns daily vouchers Website suffering from 'deal fatigue'.
Groupon Inc. shares plumbed new lows Friday after the company delivered another underwhelming quarterly report that indicated a slowdown in its core online-coupon business, continued problems in Europe and fallout from expanding into less-profitable businesses.
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Yahoo! Bing Network Rolls Out to 13 New Countries
Friday, 09 November 2012 14:36
The Yahoo! Bing Network, a combined search advertising marketplace made up of Yahoo!, Bing, and partner sites (Facebook, Amazon, Monster, WebMD, CNBC, and Viacom, plus networks like The Wall Street Journal Digital Network), announced on Wednesday its expansion to seven new markets in Europe and six in Latin America. The network now reaches a total of 22 countries across four continents, and plans to continue growth.
(Source: Search Engine Journal. Read more....)
Memo to Google: Solve the Local Data Problem With Local Data
Friday, 09 November 2012 14:32
I’ve made this point in passing in a few of my previous commentaries, but I think it’s worth making the case in a more comprehensive way: We who work in local search all recognize that the information required to create robust and accurate local directories is all around us all the time. The collective knowledge and experience of a given local community could produce a local directory that no indirect source could match. And yet we’ve all accepted the assumption that the local data problem is a “big data” problem, one that must be solved globally.
(Source: Street Fight. Read more....)
Hibu offers staff reassurances during financial restructuring
Friday, 09 November 2012 14:30
Bosses at hibu are reassuring staff they will not be affected by the company’s decision to stop making payments to a number of its lenders.
The business, formerly known as Yell, recently announced it was suspending loan payments to two key groups of lenders who gave the company money in 2006 and 2009, while it carried out a finance restructuring.
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Apple slides to five-month low, uncertainty grows
Friday, 09 November 2012 08:35
Shares of Apple Inc slid almost 4 percent on Wednesday to a five-month low as investors grew more uncertain about its ability to fend off unprecedented competition and untangle a snarled iPhone 5 supply chain.
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telegate AG : Nine-month EBITDA up 26 percent
Friday, 09 November 2012 08:32
telegate AG today announced that it succeeded in substantially increasing the profitability of its media business. At EUR -8.3 million, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) before non-recurring items as at 30 September 2012 were up 26 percent compared with the previous year (EUR -11.2 million).
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Yellow Media (Canada) posts profit, print sales still hurt
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 13:47
Canadian telephone directory publisher Yellow Media Inc reported a third-quarter profit, but lower print segment sales dragged revenue down again.
Yellow Media has been struggling to stem a slide in sales in its print business as more people shift to internet-based giants such as Google Inc for local listings.
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Google Makes Its New Search Results Design Without Sidebar Official, Gives Results “More Breathing Room”
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 01:38
Earlier today, we noticed that Google was showing an increasing number of its users a new search results page with more whitespace and without a sidebar. At the time, we assumed this was an experiment, but Google has now made this new design official.
(Source: TechCrunch. Read more....)
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- Baidu Pay Per Click: 7 Tips for a Successful Campaign
- Russian Internet giant Yandex rolls out mapping service for Europe and the US
- TDC announces new strategy for 2013-2015
- Belgacom introduces commercial 4G services
- Apple's tablet market share drops to 50pc
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