As the government bans online gambling sites that collect money from users, "fantasy" gambling sites that allow users to gamble for free are growing in popularity.
Free online gambling sites such as Faniq.com, NBX.com, Fanlete.com, Pickheads.com, Wagerline.com, and PicksPal.com are surging... continue reading »
Amazon is testing its new question/answer site, Askville, and has begun emailing select customers to suggest they give it a whirl.
Askville is Amazon's answer to Yahoo Answers, which is a free service, and Google Answers, which is not free. Askville... continue reading »
Digital advertising technology and services provider DoubleClick this week announced the launch of Dart Sales Manager, a proposal management and financial reporting product.
Designed to help publishers improve customer relationships and increase revenue from online advertising, Dart Sales Manager reduces the... continue reading »
NBC Universal plans to cut some 700 jobs and streamline its news organization as part of a series of cost-cutting measures that are expected to save $750 million in operating expenses by 2008.
NBC Universal said it plans to reinvest much... continue reading »
Fox Interactive, which includes MySpace.com, led the number of videos streamed in the U.S. in August, with 1.4 billion, or 20.1 percent of the market, according to a comScore report.
Yahoo sites ranked second in video streams initiated with 823 million... continue reading »
Nielsen/NetRatings on Thursday reported September data for the top U.S. search providers. Google led not only in share of searches but also in year-over-year growth.
An estimated 2.8 billion search queries were conducted at Google search, accounting for 50.0 percent of... continue reading »
The $1.65 billion price tag that Google paid for YouTube grabbed all the headlines recently - and apparently obscured the fact that three of the world's major music labels also acquired stakes in the video-sharing site as part of the... continue reading »
Google's third-quarter profits nearly doubled from last year as revenues increased 70 percent, reflecting its growing advantage over rivals. Google's results were in stark contrast to those of closest online-advertising rival Yahoo, which earlier this week reported a 38 percent... continue reading »
As Second Life's membership soars, businesses and advertisers are beginning to create a presence in the virtual world in hopes of making real-world profits.
With Second Life's online population nearing one million, more companies are beginning to flock to the service... continue reading »
PR firm Edelman, which after a fake-blog scandal last week promised to be more open in its dealings, on Thursday admitted it is behind two other fake blogs created for client Wal-Mart.
One blog appears is on the site of Working... continue reading »