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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 16- Yahoo Inc said it appointed veteran technology executive and Silicon Valley investor Maynard Webb as chairman, replacing Fred Amoroso at the company, which is struggling to jumpstart its advertising business.
Aug 13- One out of three people in the United States- more than 128 million- visit Facebook every day, and about 24 million in the United Kingdom do the same, the company said on Tuesday, releasing regional data for the first time as a way of helping advertisers understand how people use the social network.
*Paramount CEO to oversee SolarCity's sales and marketing divisions. LOS ANGELES, Aug 13- SolarCity Corp said on Tuesday it will buy direct-marketing solar company Paramount Solar for about $120 million in a deal intended to help cut the cost of acquiring new customers.
ZURICH, Aug 8- European labour markets have reached a turning point, world No. 1 staffing firm Adecco said on Thursday, as it beat second-quarter profit expectations and saw its shares surge to a two-and-a-half year high.
Aug 6- CBS Corp on Tuesday rejected the latest proposal by Time Warner Cable Inc to end its blackout of the TV network in major cities in a dispute over fees and dismissed it as a "public relations gesture."
July 31- Consumer reviews website Yelp Inc posted a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, helped by a stronger mobile advertising business, and it forecast third-quarter revenue above analysts' expectations. Yelp shares jumped as much as 5 percent at $44 per share in trading after the bell.
*Foreign couple's firm did work for GlaxoSmithKline, other drugmakers. *China investigating people for crimes over use of information.
July 30- The Oprah Winfrey Network is making money four years after its debut, as stronger ratings and advertising growth helped turn around the joint venture with Discovery Communications Inc sooner than expected.
*Shares in WPP, Interpublic, Havas leap on deal news. LONDON/ PARIS, July 29- A plan to merge Publicis and Omnicom into the world's biggest advertising group has rivals ready to poach their blue-chip clients that might leave the new agency as it faces potential conflicts of interest.
*Shares in WPP, Interpublic, Havas leap on deal news. LONDON/ PARIS, July 29- A plan to merge Publicis and Omnicom into the world's biggest advertising group has begun a scramble by rivals to poach their blue-chip clients worried the new agency might face conflicts of interest.
LONDON, July 29- Shares in advertising groups jumped on Monday after Publicis and Omnicom said they would merge, as investors bet the deal would create an opening for rivals to poach defecting clients and potentially trigger more deals.
PARIS, July 28- The head of French advertising agency Havas on Sunday questioned the logic of a planned merger between larger global rivals Publicis and Omnicom, saying it was not in the best interests of clients or staff. "I'm not sure this is in the best interests of their clients or their talent," Havas chief executive David Jones said in a statement. "
July 26- Publicis Groupe SA and Omnicom Group Inc are in late-stage merger talks to create what would be the world's largest advertising group, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the matter.
July 26- Advertising groups Publicis Groupe SA and Omnicom Group Inc are in late-stage merger talks, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the matter.
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, July 25- Facebook Inc's mobile advertising success offers a ray of hope for Internet companies trying to make money within the confines of the smartphone's small screen.
July 24- Facebook Inc beat Wall Street's revenue targets as its mobile advertising business gains steam and the Internet company reported a rise in the number of users who visit its online social network every day. Shares of Facebook jumped 20 percent to $31.81 in after hours trading on Wednesday.
July 19- Interpublic Group of Cos, home to advertising agencies McCann Erickson and Draftfcb, said it would focus on cutting costs after reporting a lower-than-expected second-quarter profit due to steep declines in ad spending in Europe.
July 19- Interpublic Group of Cos, home to advertising agencies McCann Erickson and Draftfcb, said it would focus on controlling costs after reporting a lower-than-expected second-quarter profit. The rebounding U.S. ad market helped larger rivals Omnicom Group and Publicis Groupe report better-than-expected earnings this week.
*First-quarter earnings $0.09/ share vs est $0.08. July 18- Omnicom Group Inc, the largest U.S. advertising company, reported a slightly better-than-expected 2.4 percent rise in quarterly profit, mirroring a similar increase in revenue in its home market.
July 18- Omnicom Group Inc, the largest U.S. advertising company and home to agencies such as BBDO Worldwide and DDB Worldwide, reported higher quarterly profit due to a 2.4 percent rise in revenue in its domestic market. Net income rose to $289.5 million, or $1.09 per share, in the second quarter, from $282.7 million, or $1.02 per share, a year earlier.