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  • Child-porn hoarder's fantasy: 'Pedomoms' offering young daughters for rape, feds say

    Child-porn hoarder's fantasy: 'Pedomoms' offering young daughters for rape, feds say
    Kevin Reynolds wasn't just hoarding child porn, agents say. The Seminole County man was trying to find children to rape and mothers — he called them "pedomoms" — willing to let him sexually exploit their young daughters. At one point,...
  • Passenger feud over reclining seat leads to unscheduled landing

    Passenger feud over reclining seat leads to unscheduled landing
    Two United Airlines passengers feuding about reclining a seat forced the airline to make an unscheduled landing at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday, officials said. The skirmish aboard United Flight 1462, which was headed from Newark to...
  • Germany's World Cup win prompts online addendum to anti-gambling TV ad

    Germany's World Cup win prompts online addendum to anti-gambling TV ad
    Poor Andy just can't catch a break. The fictional boy became famous in recent weeks in an ad by Singapore's National Council on Problem Gambling, in which the character reveals to his buddies that his father bet all of his college fund on Germany...
  • Europe's Top TV Group RTL Buys Online Ad Trader SpotXchange

    LONDON -- Europe's largest broadcasting network, RTL Group, has inked a deal to acquire a 65% stake in online video advertising trader SpotXchange for $144 million. Denver, Colorado-based SpotXchange is one of the largest global marketplaces for digital...
  • Spark Networks continues to seek turnaround after board breakup

    Spark Networks continues to seek turnaround after board breakup
    Maybe breaking up isn't so hard to do. Shareholders of Spark Networks Inc., the owner of several online personals sites such as JDate.com and ChristianMingle.com, recently replaced four of its six directors with a slate backed by an activist investor....
  • Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony

    Opera Software to buy Brentwood start-up AdColony
    Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen. Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...
  • Facebook to track users' TV habits

    Beginning this fall, when Facebook users watch a TV show on a cellphone or tablet, Facebook will probably know about it. The social network will scan its databases and send the age and gender of the viewer to Nielsen, the TV ratings measurement company,...
  • Disney's Maker Studios Hires AOL Exec Charles Gabriel as Chief Advertising Officer

    Maker Studios, the multichannel network company owned by Disney, has tapped Charles Gabriel -- previously SVP of video sales at AOL -- as chief advertising officer and EVP of global sales. Gabriel reports to Jason Krebs, head of sales at Maker Studios....
  • UMUC offers discount tuition to federal workers

    UMUC offers discount tuition to federal workers
    Back in April, it seemed like a win-win deal. The federal government, with a workforce that has grown increasingly dissatisfied with training opportunities, negotiated a first-of-its-kind program: A Maryland college that caters to non-traditional...
  • Madison Avenue Bets Big On Football, 'Big Bang' To Lead New TV Season

    Advertisers are betting that football and a group of funny but aging nerds will carry the TV season. A Variety survey of commercial-ratings estimates culled from as many as four top media-buying firms finds that Madison Avenue will look to two weekly...
  • Big Kahuna award, $213,000 up for grabs at Siemer Summit

    Big Kahuna award, $213,000 up for grabs at Siemer Summit
    Thirty-five start-ups are vying for a $213,000 prize this week in Santa Monica at the Siemer Summit, a conference for entrepreneurs and investors. A total of 10 "WaveMaker" awards are scheduled to be given away, including the Silicon Beach Award and the...