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  • Pasadena ad-tech start-up Perfect Market acquired by Taboola

    Pasadena ad-tech start-up Perfect Market acquired by Taboola
    Taboola, a New York online advertising and publishing start-up, has acquired Pasadena-based rival Perfect Market. The terms of the sale were not disclosed but the acquisition brings together two start-ups that provide services for increasing traffic and...
  • Customer service for new cellphone is never a direct line [For Better or Worse]

    Customer service for new cellphone is never a direct line [For Better or Worse]
    Originally, mobile phones were the size, shape and heft of your average brick. People would walk down the street yelling, "Guess where I'm calling from!" into the mouthpiece. Now we have "smartphones." Ironically, it's the user who has to be smart to...
  • Bill that would require smartphone kill switches is close to passage

    Lawmakers have flipped the kill switch again, and legislation nearly defeated by the powerful wireless communications industry appears close to passage. At stake is a bill that would allow owners to remotely deactivate their smartphones if they are...
  • Radio Disney to Sell 23 Stations, Lay Off Nearly 200

    By Jethro Nededog LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Radio Disney will be selling 23 of its 24 radio stations across the United States, effective Sept. 26. As part of the changes, 184 positions (about eight per unloaded station) will be eliminated at the...
  • Google, Microsoft agree to compromise on 'kill switches'

    Law enforcement officials and smartphone makers met in the middle Thursday, with two major industry players agreeing to meet cops halfway on “kill switches.” Users of phones with Google or Microsoft operating systems will soon be able to...
  • App is capitalizing on 'fast food'

    It's an idea that started on the golf course. Rob Tomko of Whitehall Township was at the seventh hole at the Allentown Municipal Golf Course when he thought to himself that he should be able to order food and have it delivered to him right there on the...
  • L.A. school board approves contracts for six different laptops

    L.A. school board approves contracts for six different laptops
    With minimal discussion, Los Angeles school officials this week authorized contracts for the purchase of six different laptop computers to determine which device and curriculum works best for high school students. The approach is a marked contrast to...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Mounts Big Box Office Weekend

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Hey broadcasters, a free antenna isn't a replacement for Aereo

    Hey broadcasters, a free antenna isn't a replacement for Aereo
    Fresh off the major networks' Supreme Court victory over Aereo, the National Assn. of Broadcasters helpfully pointed Aereo's erstwhile customers to a special offer from Antennas Direct: a free rooftop TV antenna! That's a $130 value, yours (if you're...
  • HTC posts profit in second quarter with the help of One (M8) smartphone

    HTC showed signs of life Thursday, reporting a net profit of $75.5 million for the quarter ending June 30. Despite the positive results, analysts remain skeptical of the company's long-term fortunes. The Taiwanese company's second-quarter net...
  • Fund managers unconvinced by Apple rebound

    NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple, once a can't-miss stock, is finding it tough to persuade portfolio managers to come back into the fold. The company's shares are up 17 percent for the year, nearly three times the performance of the benchmark...