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Elemental Technologies to be acquired by Amazon Web Services

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Amazon to scoop up video processing company Elemental Technologies to likely rank as Amazon's fifth-largest acquisition in its more than 20 year history.    READ FULL ARTICLE >>

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Personal Tech Review: Pure Digital's Point & Shoot

Information Week- September 18, 2006 – I wasn't expecting much from Pure Digital Technologies' stripped-down camcorder. Looking like an MP3 player with a lens glued on rather than a real video camera – and priced at $130 at retailers such as Target – it seemed more like those toy camcorders sold to children than a possible contender to record my son's next birthday. But as it turns out, I was pleasantly surprised by the camera. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Baynote Recognized as "Best of the Web" by Inc. Magazine

CUPERTINO, Calif., - September 12, 2006 – Baynote, Inc. (http://www.baynote.com), a pioneer in content guidance software for the business web, today announced it was named "Best of the Web for Smarter Searching" in Inc. Magazine's annual 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies issue. In the article titled "Put Some Wow in Your Website," Baynote received 1 of 6 accolades alongside recognized web pioneers Yahoo! and Macromedia (Adobe), as well as Web 2.0 technologies focused on podcast, AJAX and blogging.

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ESPN, Quigo Reach Exclusive Agreement for Sponsored Link Contextual Advertising on ESPN.com

NEW YORK, NY – (MARKET WIRE)- September 7, 2006 – ESPN.com, the Web's leading online sports destination with an average of more than 17 million fans each month, and Quigo, a leading provider of targeted, pay-for-performance advertising, announced an agreement today that will launch a new approach for ESPN.com sponsored link advertising. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

MerchantCircle: World's easiest small business Websites

CNET News- June 5, 2006 – Thanks to location-specific services (like Google and Yahoo maps), the Worldwide Web is becoming a great resource for local business. In fact, I believe all small and local businesses should have their own Web sites. But many don't. MerchantCircle, officially launching today, is a site publishing tool aimed squarely at these very small businesses. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

MerchantCircle targets local ad market

ZDNet- June 2, 2006 – MerchantCircle has a simple goal, but challenging - displace the old fashioned printed Yellow Pages and bring local business into a more social Web of commerce. I talked to Ben Smith, CEO of the startup, who told me that the 14 million local merchants who advertise in the Yellow Pages (some online as well as offline) want a better way to express themselves online and to reach customers. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

The Mossberg Solution: The Video Camera Revised

The Wall Street Journal- May 3, 2006 – When someone whips out a video camera at a school play or family reunion, two thoughts probably run through your head. One: I really should get a video camera for moments just like this. Two: Who am I kidding? I have no clue how to use a video camera or what to do with the digital video files. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

New breed of tiny camcorder simple to use, easy on wallet

LOS ANGELES - USA Today - May 2, 2006 – Video sites like YouTube and Grouper – where people post video clips made on small digital cameras and webcams – are among the fastest growing on the Web. But sales of that old standby, the camcorder, have been flat or falling for several years. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

QUALCOMM to Acquire Display Technology Innovator Iridigm

SAN DIEGO - September 9, 2004 – QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Iridigm Display Corporation, a privately held display technology company, which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of QUALCOMM upon completion of the transaction. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

QUALCOMM to Acquire Display Technology Innovator Iridigm

SAN DIEGO- September 9, 2004 – QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Iridigm Display Corporation, a privately held display technology company, which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of QUALCOMM upon completion of the transaction. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Can You Hear Me Now?

Billboard Radio Monitor- September 2, 2005 – Modern rock PDs and OMs encounter a raft of obstacles on the often bumpy road to ratings success. But one of the frequent difficulties is literally a disconnect with their listeners. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

ValueClick to Acquire Fastclick

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. and SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (BUSINESS WIRE)- August 11, 2005 – ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCLK) and Fastclick, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSTC) today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Fastclick would become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ValueClick. READ FULL ARTICLE >>

Quigo Announces Private Label Version of Pay-Per-Click Platform Developed for Local Newspaper Publishers

NEW YORK - (BUSINESS WIRE)- August 8, 2005 – Quigo Technologies Inc., a leading provider of search marketing and advertising tools, today announced several agreements with the online divisions of American newspapers, including Newsday (a Tribune company), Media General, Scripps Howard and Media News Group. READ FULL ARTICLE >>