Online ads can get too close for comfort says new study

Trying to have an impact in the brave new world of web advertising? You could match an ad to a web page's content - such as putting a car ad on an auto consumer website. Or, you could make it stand out with eye-catching pop-up ...

Amazon readying an attack on Google's ad business

US online giant Amazon is preparing to take on Google in one of its core businesses, Internet advertising, the Wall Street Journal said, citing sources familiar with the matter.

You're the product: Facebook's business model explained

Do you prefer organic food? Did you study in Mexico? Do you like red shoes? Such bits of information about Facebook users may seem insignificant in isolation but, once harvested on a grand scale, make the internet giant ...

Your privacy online: Health information at serious risk of abuse

There is a significant risk to your privacy whenever you visit a health-related web page. An analysis of over 80,000 such web pages shows that nine out of ten visits result in personal health information being leaked to third ...

Investors to get Google records on online drug ads

(AP) -- A Delaware judge has given Google Inc. until April 9 to give a pension fund investors company documents involving what authorities said was the illegal online marketing of prescription drugs to U.S. consumers by ...

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