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  • Oracle attacks Google over data collection, online ad dominance

    Oracle has used the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s inquiry into the impact of major digital platforms on the Australian media landscape to assail Google over its dominance of online advertising.

    Written by Rohan Pearce04 March 19 11:41
  • Fairfax prices Trade Me IPO

    Fairfax Media (ASX:FXJ) expects gross proceeds of around $420m from the IPO of classifieds site Trade Me, which has been priced at NZ$2.70 per share

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling08 Nov. 11 18:40
  • AdEffective targets 250m display ad serves

    AdEffective (ASX:ABN) expects growth in usage of its Footar platform to help it reach its goal of having equal online search/display ad revenue by Q2

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling06 Oct. 11 18:16
  • Webfirm FY11 loss grows to $10.3m

    Webfirm (ASX:WFM) on Tuesday reported a $10.3m FY11 loss, and revealed the resignation of its four-year CEO

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling30 Aug. 11 17:52
  • Fairfax to pursue Trade Me IPO

    Fairfax Media (ASX:FXJ) plans to float up to 35% of NZ online classifieds business Trade Me in an IPO on the NZX, and potentially the ASX

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling26 Aug. 11 18:06
  • Salmat FY11 profit falls 26.8%

    Advertising and marketing company Salmat Limited (ASX:SLM) saw declines in profit and revenue in FY11, despite gains in its digital businesses

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling16 Aug. 11 19:11
  • lifts FY11 profit 35% (ASX:CRZ) attributed its healthy profit growth for FY11 partly to gains from its developing display advertising unit

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling16 Aug. 11 19:08
  • DPG plots share buyback on healthy outlook

    Digital marketing company Digital Performance Group (ASX:DIG) plans a share buyback, after meeting its FY11 ebitda forecasts and projecting growth in FY12

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling12 Aug. 11 18:46
  • Onthehouse affirms FY11, FY12 guidance

    Real estate website operator Onthehouse Holdings (ASX:OTH) reaffirmed its forecasts, including for $1.9m profit in FY12, based on its performance in June

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling25 July 11 19:04
  • AdEffective eyes display ad market

    AdEffective (ASX:ABN) will collaborate with Rubicon for its Footar platform has it seeks to gain a foothold in the online display advertising market

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling21 July 11 19:03
  • AdEffective to form JV with US-based Affinity

    Online advertising company AdEffective (ASX:ABN) will combine its Footar ad platform with Affinity's InFooter platform through a new joint venture

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling21 June 11 18:01
  • IPGA gets $8.9m investment

    IPGA (ASX:IPP) has received an $8.9m investment commitment from French property portal, for shares worth 9.4% of the company

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling20 June 11 17:48
  • Online job ads fell 6.6% in May: ANZ

    Internet job listings fell 6.6% in May from the year before, according to ANZ (ASX:ANZ) research, with overall job ads down for two straight months for the first time since mid-2009

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling06 June 11 17:41
  • IPGA buys two Indonesian websites

    IPGA Limited (ASX:IPP) has arranged to acquire Indonesia's first and third largest property portal websites for up to $1.5m in cash and 7m shares

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling27 May 11 18:38
  • SEEK unit completes Asian acquisition

    SEEK Asia, a JV majority-owned by online job ad company SEEK Limited (ASX:SEK), has completed the $205m acquisition of a 60% stake in Jobs DB

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling06 May 11 17:38