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Can Bango unlock mobile ads for Facebook?

Potential investors in Facebook are fretting that the social network, due for a $100bn IPO later this year, has no evident mobile advertising strategy. But just a year ago Facebook followers were bemoaning the absence of a credible advertising strategy ...

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Facebook now worth $100bn as ad revenue heads for $4bn

The only commercial doubt over Facebook was the challenge of converting its humungous global numbers – 500m users and rising – into cash. But now researcher eMarketer says that its ad revenue will hit $4.05bn this year (very precise), up ...

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Now Walmart moves into Silicon Valley by buying social media company Kosmix

Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, seems to be serious about this online business, buying social media specialist Kosmix as the foundation of a new Silicon Valley-based operation @WalmartLabs. Kosmix filters and organises material for social media for individual users so ...

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Amazon takes on Apple and Google with ads on new Kindle

Amazon’s new Kindle book reader, due to start shipping in the US in May, will feature full screen screensaver ads and banner ads at the bottom of pages. The new Kindle at $114 will be $25 cheaper than the current ...

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