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Ebay wants to auction anything and everything, and now it's using its auction technology to create an efficient ad sales system to compete with Google, which dominates the online ad sales space. Starting today eBay is going to start brokering radio advertisements. Working with Bid4Spots (quite the obvious name) some 2,300 radio stations will auction airtime through eBay media marketplace. Ebay profits by taking a piece from advertisers payments.
Online auctioneer eBay. said Tuesday it is ready to begin auctioning advertising airtime on 2,300 participating U.S. radio stations, expanding on an existing plan to sell cable television ads.
After weeks of seeing various market indexes set records, it’s not unusual to see my magic market spreadsheet “go green” -- an expression coined, because when an index or stock exceeds some prior high, the spreadsheet is rigged to display “new record” in green. However, Google’s move to a record high today was unusual...
Stocks closed lower as investors used rising bond yields and diminished outlook for an interest rate cut as excuses to take profits. "Technically, the market looks a lot like it looked before the 5% correction we got back in late February," said John Kattar, chief investment officer with Eastern Investment Advisors. "The market is overbought."
Shares of Google reached an all-time record in intraday trading on Tuesday following positive comments from a handful of analysts.
Searching on the web has been hot forever, or at least since Google created its nifty homepage. But now Ask.com is coming up with a crazy new way to compete--Ask3D, a new search platform. It can't really be 3-D if it's on your computer screen, but it is a 3-panel interface, that delivers results with both Web links and video, images, and links to things like music, all one one page. Sort of like if you searched all of Google's categories (news, images, video) all with one click.
The best trades right now seem to be in the gaming, telecommunications, and internet services industries. Alexander Motola, Portfolio Manager at Thornburg Core Growth Fund, likes Las Vegas Sands, Amdocs Limited, and Google in particular.
Noah Blackstein, portfolio manager for Dynamic Mutual Funds, told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that he believes stocks are undervalued and the market can go higher.
Internet television service Joost named former Cisco senior executive Mike Volpi as its new chief executive on Tuesday, choosing a telecom veteran to lead the company as it courts big media to show programming on its site.
YouTube said on Sunday it has reached a revenue-sharing deal with Hearst-Argyle Television whereby local TV stations will be paid when users of the video-sharing site watch their programming.
Whatever Google wants, Google gets – and the search giant’s eyes are fixed on this digital maps company.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Is Google's new Street View feature violating the U.S. Constitution? Taking up the issue on "Street Signs" were Edward Jurkevics, Internet mapping and imagery consultant for Chesapeake Analytics, and John Gapper, chief business commentator at the Financial Times.
Google confirmed that it is acquiring Feedburner, bolstering the Internet advertising leader's capacity to deliver media and advertising to blogs via Web syndication technology.
CNBC Power Lunch Video: Google Street View Debate
This is a portion of the text of an email sent by a Google representative in response to On the Money's request for an interview for its May 31 report on privacy concerns over "Street View."
The S&P 500 and Dow reached all-time highs in May, but what about the NASDAQ? The index is well below its record set in March of 2000. That tech bull run was led by the 4 horsemen; Microsoft (MSFT), Oracle (ORCL), Intel (INTC) and Cisco (CSCO) Who will be the new NASDAQ leaders?
A new feature on Google Maps called Street View is raising concerns about privacy, reports CNBC's Melissa Francis. Street View provides a 360-degree, street-level view of sites from New York's Radio City Music Hall to the Las Vegas strip, along with just about any other address in those and three major cities, Francis said.
So here's what you don't see on TV. I covered the first ever web developer conference held by Google, a "coming of age" rite for a company that, well, came of age a while ago. No top executives were supposed to be there. They were all supposed to be at the D5 tech conference near San Diego. So you can imagine my shock when, as I ignorantly sat on my journalistic butt, producer Christine Egy ran up and said, "Sergey Brin just walked in!"
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that U.S. regulatory approval of his company's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick will not be hindered by concerns over privacy.
Google said Wednesday it had created Web software that runs both online, and offline, marking a sea change for the Internet industry by letting users work on planes, trains, spotty connections and even in the most remote locations.