Thursday, January 18, 2007
  • Microsoft Unveils New adCenter APIs, Targeting Features

    Microsoft Wednesday previewed a new adCenter feature that will allow search engine marketers access to MSN data that can be used to predict demographic behavior, traffic, and how keywords will perform. Microsoft will offer the feature, the Keyword Services Program, through a set of APIs, which are slated for release soon. ...Read the whole story

  • MTV Buys Teacher Ratings Site

    Adding Web services through acquisition, MTV Networks has agreed to buy a professor rating-service for college students named RateMyProfessor.com. ...Read the whole story

  • Internet Video Company Brightcove Secures $60M

    Internet video firm Brightcove has obtained $59.5 million from a host of investors, including The New York Times Company. Adam Berry, vice president of marketing and strategy for Brightcove, said the company intends to use the money to expand offerings to advertisers, grow internationally, and build out its consumer site, Brightcove.com. ...Read the whole story

  • Pew: Almost Half Of Web Users Seek Political Info Online

    More than 60 million Americans, or 46% of Web users, went online during the last campaign season to exchange e-mails about candidates or learn about the elections. That's according to a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. ...Read the whole story

  • Digital Music Sales Surge To $2B Worldwide

    Record labels sold an estimated $2 billion worth of music online or through mobile phones last year, according to a new IFPI report. Single-track downloads totaled approximately 795 million, up 89% from 2005. ...Read the whole story