News tagged with advertising networks

Departed Google exec rues Larry Page regime

A former Google executive went public on Tuesday with a lament that the Internet star has become obsessed with advertising and seizing the online social networking crown from Facebook.

dateMar 14, 2012 in Business
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Google rolls out new privacy policy amid howls

Google rolled out a new privacy policy Thursday allowing the firm to track users across various services to develop targeted advertising, despite sharp criticism from US and European consumer advocacy groups.

dateMar 01, 2012 in Internet
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Q&A: Google to dig deeper into users' lives

If you're amazed - and maybe even a little alarmed - about how much Google seems to know about you, brace yourself. Beginning Thursday, Google will operate under a streamlined privacy policy that enables the Internet's most ...

dateFeb 29, 2012 in Internet
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Government closes mortgage scams tied to Google

(AP) -- The federal government has shut down dozens of Internet scam artists who had been paying Google to run ads making bogus promises to help desperate homeowners scrambling to avoid foreclosures.

dateNov 17, 2011 in Internet
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New owner is preparing Myspace for a remodel

Just a week after acquiring Myspace, Orange County, Calif., brothers Tim and Chris Vanderhook strolled through the firm's Beverly Hills headquarters and settled into a corner office with a stunning view of the Hollywood ...

dateAug 01, 2011 in Internet
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All the Web privacy you want

Microsoft announced last week that the next version of its Internet Explorer browser will include better privacy controls, giving users more protection against being tracked by advertisers online. Its initiative, which takes ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Internet
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