Media Business News and Trends

Fios Inc., a provider of IT-enabled electronic discovery services, and eMag Solutions, a provider of data restoration services, has announced a partnership that will combine eMag Solutions' tape processing and restoration with Fios' electronic discovery solutions.

Posted Jul 26, 2005

GuruNet Corporation, creators of the Answers.com answer-based search engine, has announced that its application for listing on NASDAQ's National Market System has been approved.

Posted Jul 26, 2005

Digital Arts, a developer of filtering software, has announced that its proprietary access control technology has officially been patented in the US.

Posted Jul 26, 2005

Mediasurface, an AIM listed content management provider, has announced a partnership with SiteMorse, a provider of automated testing and monitoring.

Posted Jul 26, 2005

SecurePipe, a provider of managed network security services has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Mycom's mailMAX Managed Services Division and the mailMAX email management technologies from the Mycom Group, Inc., a technology products, managed services reseller, and software development company.

Posted Jul 26, 2005

OCLC PICA, a library systems and service provider in Europe, has acquired Sisis Informationssysteme GmbH, based in Munich, Germany, in a move designed to combine technologies and enhance services for libraries in Europe.

Posted Jul 22, 2005

Perfect Market Technologies, Inc., which operates Snap.com, a search engine developed to deliver search results with an advertiser-centric business model, has announced it received $10 million in new venture funding.

Posted Jul 22, 2005

The Mobile Media Company has announced the acquisition of Rubberduck Media Lab Limited. The Mobile Media Company is produces and delivers branded, made-for-mobile entertainment, interactive TV formats, and mobile marketing concepts.

Posted Jul 19, 2005

Sirsi Corporation has announced that Universal Knowledge Software (UKS) has been appointed as a Sirsi distributor in Africa.

Posted Jul 15, 2005

AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG, a worldwide sports and entertainment presenter, have formed a joint entertainment venture with Kevin Wall, who most recently served as the executive producer of Live 8.

Posted Jul 15, 2005

CYA Technologies Inc., a provider of business continuity solutions, has announced the appointment of Wayne Crandall as president and CEO.

Posted Jul 15, 2005

MarketResearch.com, Inc, a provider of market research reports and services, has acquired MindBranch, Inc., its chief competitor in the market research report aggregation space.

Posted Jul 15, 2005

Endeca and Oculus Info Inc. have announced a new technology partnership intended to bolster Endeca’s search, navigation, and analysis products with Oculus’ information visualization capabilities.

Posted Jul 15, 2005

SDL plc, a provider of global information management solutions, has announced the completion of its acquisition of TRADOS, Inc. following approval by SDL and TRADOS shareholders.

Posted Jul 12, 2005

icrossing, Inc., an independent search engine marketing firm, has announced an investment of $13 Million, which includes new investors RRE Ventures of New York City and Generation Partners of San Francisco.

Posted Jul 12, 2005

Euromonitor International, a global market analyst, has announced the opening of its first office in Eastern Europe, located in the historic old town of Vilnius, Lithuania.

Posted Jul 08, 2005

LiveNote, Inc., maker of the LiveNote SR and LiveNote Web transcript management software products, has announced that it has acquired the litigation technology division of RealLegal, LLC, creator of the E-Transcript format.

Posted Jul 08, 2005

According to new forecasts from The Diffusion Group, a consumer technology research consultancy, demand for time-shifted digital audio files or "podcasts" is expected to grow from less than 15% of portable digital music player owners in 2004 to 75% by 2010.

Posted Jul 08, 2005

Thomson Scientific (a business of Thomson Corporation) has announced that it will begin deployment of a full-perspective journal utilization solution in 2005.

Posted Jul 08, 2005

A new push for streamlining telecom regulation is coming from Congress.

Posted Jul 08, 2005

Product Development Company (PTC), has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Arbortext, Inc., an enterprise publishing provider, for $190 million in cash.

Posted Jul 08, 2005

Avalanche Mobile, a developer of network-based SMS management technologies, has announced its expansion into the Middle East and Asia Pacific with the opening of new offices in Dubai and Singapore respectively.

Posted Jul 01, 2005

Factiva, a Dow Jones and Reuters Company, has announced that it has acquired the business and assets of taxonomy consultancy Synapse, the Knowledge Link Corporation.

Posted Jul 01, 2005

TheStreet.com, Inc., a provider of financial commentary, analysis, research, and news, has announced the closing of business operations of its wholly owned subsidiary, Independent Research Group LLC, which operates its securities research and brokerage segment.

Posted Jul 01, 2005

After almost 35 years as president and CEO for EBSCO Industries, Inc., J.T. Stephens' term will conclude July 1, 2005.

Posted Jul 01, 2005

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