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BizReport : November 29, 2006 Archive

November 29, 2006 Archive

Trends & Ideas | November 29, 2006

Does Google Have A Secret?

If the rumors are true, online giant Google may be introducing a stealth weapon for companies interested in building brand. According to reports, the search advertising giant is testing a secret CPM online advertising network. Reports say the Google Display Advertising Network has been in beta testing since October 1. >>

Research | November 29, 2006

Mobile Users Like ESPN, Weather

Mobile users have a much greater propensity to access sports and weather websites like ESPN and AccuWeather than PC users, however, the results for search giants Google and Yahoo are exactly the opposite. The news is part of comScore and Telephia’s new “Mobile Web Metrix” which compares mobile and personal computer usage. >>

Domain Names | November 29, 2006

NameMedia Purchases Afternic

Domain reseller Afternic and NameMedia are now one in the same. NameMedia, the industry leader in Direct Search and Premium Domain Name Sales bought Afternic Tuesday. >>

Advertising | November 29, 2006

Online Ads Fuel Christmas Present Pestering

The internet is part of youth culture, but is online advertising adding to children’s usual Christmas pestering? >>

Domain Names | November 29, 2006

MTVN Entertains Fans Online

MTV Networks (MTVN) is expanding its online offerings by creating several content hubs centered on shows with insatiable fan bases. >>

Internet | November 29, 2006

Human Rights Hacktivists Scale Firewalls

Computer-hacking activists have teamed up with the University of Toronto to develop software that will allow residents in web-restrictive countries to anonymously access censored sites. >>