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Google's acquisition of DoubleClick wasn't much of a surprise since blogs and news coverage over the past few weeks have indicated that the company was in play and had several suitors, including Microsoft, Google, Yahoo and various others.But the big surprise happened over the weekend when we found out that Microsoft was building a coalition of companies to come out against the deal, and that the anti-trust poster-company was now playing the part of victim. Needless to say, this pot-calling-the-kettle-black legal strategy is raising some eyebrows.
Internet media company Yahoo said on Monday it expanded an advertising partnership with U.S. newspapers, including the addition of leading publisher McClatchy.
Internet and media rivals to Google, fearing an unprecedented consolidation of power in the online advertising market, are expected to urge regulators to closely scrutinize the Web search leader's $3.1 billion deal to buy DoubleClick.
Web advertising leader Google agreed to acquire DoubleClick , a top online advertising network, for $3.1 billion, beating out other major Internet players with its bid. The deal represents the largest acquisition in Google's history and comes just six months after Google paid $1.65 billion to acquire video-sharing site YouTube.
Could Google possibly dominate the Internet ad world any more than it will after this acquisition? Just announced: Google is buying DoubleClick, a top online advertising network for $3.1 billion, beating out some other major bidders.
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Web advertising leader Google said on Friday it has agreed to acquire DoubleClick , a top online advertising network, for $3.1 billion, beating out other major Internet players with its bid. The deal represents the largest acquisition in Google's history and comes just six months after Google paid $1.65 billion to acquire video-sharing site YouTube.
McClatchy has left an online advertising partnership with Tribune and Gannett to join a rival group of publishers that is in the final stages of negotiating a deal with Yahoo, The Wall Street Journal reported on its Web site on Thursday.
Cramer admits he can be a bit negative at times. So when he read some recent reports about the competition that Salesforce.com can expect from Microsoft and Oracle, he didn’t hesitate to voice his concerns. But on today’s show, Salesforce.com’s Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff got a chance to tell his side of the story. 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.
Media conglomerate Viacom said on Tuesday it chose Yahoo to provide search and contextual advertising for 33 of its Internet sites in a major boost to Yahoo's new Web ad system.
Flash memory maker SanDisk said Monday it will pair its new wireless music player with free and subscription music services from Yahoo.
Stocks ended a short trading week higher, closing up for the sixth straight session as the major market indexes reflected a bullish bias ahead of Friday's jobs data and next week's start of quarterly earnings season."The market drifted higher all week long. I'll give you a dozen different reasons why it shouldn't but the markets just keep going up," Mike Driscoll, head of listed trading at Bear Stearns, told CNBC.com.
Google has emerged along with Microsoft as a contender to buy DoubleClick, presenting competition that stands to increase the final sale price of the online-advertising company, people familiar with the situation said in The Wall Street Journal.
McClatchy, the third largest U.S. newspaper publisher, will begin providing international news coverage and commentary to online powerhouse Yahoo in a partnership that further underscores the media industry's shifting balance of power.
Microsoft said Monday it elected Reed Hastings, the chairman and chief executive of Netflix, to its board of directors.
Google has formed a political sales team that has held discussions with with political and advocacy group consultants to discuss ways Google can help these groups with their campaigns, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times.
An unexpected deal between industry titans, News Corp (NWS) and NBC Universal (GE), sent the media world tumbling, today. The long-time adversaries agreed to set aside differences and jointly launch a new website which will compete directly with Youtube, owned by Google (GOOG). The move comes a week after Viacom’s (VIA) $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit. Can Google play the David to these corporate Goliaths and come out a winner?
That seems to be the marching orders behind the unusual partnership of NBC Universal (the parent of this network!) and News Corp., along with Yahoo, Time Warner's AOL, Microsoft's MSN and News Corp. social networking icon MySpace.com.
Despite what you’re hearing these days, tech isn’t going to bottom any time soon. Don’t get bamboozled by hopeful analysts – hope is not a part of the equation.