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Just google it: How one company came to dominate search
BBC • Tim Harford
Snapchat 'will be bigger than Twitter, Yahoo and AOL with advertisers'
The Guardian • Mark Sweney
Google's bad week: YouTube loses millions as advertising row reaches US
The Guardian • Olivia Solon
DMOZLive.com Preserves A Piece Of AOL DMOZ History
MediaPost • Laurie Sullivan
Apple needs to make more products in the US, former AOL president says
CNBC • Anita Balakrishnan
Google's Extremist Content Ad Problem Needs No Regulation - The Market Is Dealing With It
Forbes • Contributor, Tim Worstall
M&S pulls online ads from Google over extremist content fears
BBC
Beauty and the Beast Sets March Weekend Record at Box Office
Bloomberg • Nicole Piper
Hulu is said to get NBC cable channels in test of online service
Chicago Tribune • Lucas Shaw
SearchCap: Google warrant, PPC teams & AMP
Search Engine Land • Barry Schwartz
 
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Just google it: How one company came to dominate search
BBCTim Harford
"Dad, what happens when you die?" "I don't know, son. Nobody knows for sure." "Why don't you ask Google?" Of course, Google isn't clever enough to tell us whether there is life after death, but the word "google" does crop up in...
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Snapchat 'will be bigger than Twitter, Yahoo and AOL with advertisers'
The GuardianMark Sweney
Snapchat could become more popular with advertisers than Twitter, Yahoo and AOL within three years, with the messaging app company forecast to be bring in revenues of more than $3bn (£2.4bn) a year by the end of 2019. That bullish forecast is...
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Google's bad week: YouTube loses millions as advertising row reaches US
The GuardianOlivia Solon
It’s been a bad week for Google, with major brands pulling millions of dollars in advertising amid rows over extremist content on YouTube. In America, telecom companies AT&T and Verizon, as well as pharmaceutical company GSK, Pepsi, Walmart, Johnson & Johnson and...
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DMOZLive.com Preserves A Piece Of AOL DMOZ History
MediaPostLaurie Sullivan
"The reason we are keeping the DMOZ Internet Directory alive at DMOZLive.com is that we believe the Internet community can still derive value from its content," according to Midnight Design Productions Founder Douglas Olsen via email. "It is also a piece of...
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Apple needs to make more products in the US, former AOL president says
CNBCAnita Balakrishnan
Apple may be renowned for its attention to detail, but there's something major missing from its process: American workers, former AOL president Ted Leonsis said. "While they are a global company and selling their products and services everywhere, they need to celebrate...
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Google's Extremist Content Ad Problem Needs No Regulation - The Market Is Dealing With It
ForbesContributor, Tim Worstall
Google and Facebook are coming under a certain amount of pressure as people realise that their ad systems can mean that people posting some most uncomfortable content profit from doing so. The cry is that therefore Something Must Be Done and the...
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M&S pulls online ads from Google over extremist content fears
BBC
Google's European boss has apologised after adverts from major firms and government agencies appeared next to extremist content on its YouTube site. It came after Marks and Spencer became the latest firm to pull its online ads over the issue, joining others...
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Beauty and the Beast Sets March Weekend Record at Box Office
BloombergNicole Piper
“Beauty and the Beast,” Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of the animated classic, led the weekend box office in its North American debut, setting a record for a March opening. The film collected $174.8 million in U.S. and Canadian theaters, researcher ComScore...
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Hulu is said to get NBC cable channels in test of online service
Chicago TribuneLucas Shaw
Hulu, the video-streaming company, added Comcast's NBC cable networks to a new live online TV service that consumers are testing, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Cable networks, including Bravo and E!, began appearing on the service Friday, said...
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SearchCap: Google warrant, PPC teams & AMP
Search Engine LandBarry Schwartz
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on and from other places across the web. From : Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name Mar 17, 2017 by Greg Sterling If this overly broad...
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