Media Business News and Trends

PodShow, Inc. has raised a second round of venture funding from new and original investors, totaling $15M.

Posted Oct 03, 2006

Executives recognize the value of business intelligence (BI), but are unable to apply it effectively to improve their operations, according to a new survey of 386 senior executives worldwide.

Posted Sep 26, 2006

Outsell, Inc., a research and advisory firm for the information industry, has announced publication of its annual MarketView report, B2B Trade Publishing & Company Information: 2006 Market Size, Share, Forecast and Trend Report.

Posted Sep 26, 2006

PortAuthority Technologies, Inc., a provider of Information Leak Prevention (ILP), has announced it has closed its latest round of funding, raising approximately $18 million.

Posted Sep 26, 2006

Mobile Cohesion, a UK based telecommunications software firm, has announced that it has closed its second major funding round of $4.8 million.

Posted Sep 26, 2006

Voxant, creator of the Viral Syndication Network for online news, has secured $10.5 million in backing for the company's solution for distributing broadcast, print, and other types of news content across the internet.

Posted Sep 26, 2006

Outsell, Inc., a research and advisory firm for the information industry worldwide, has released Information Industry Outlook: FutureFacts 2007, an annual forecast of the trends and drivers fueling the information industry.

Posted Sep 19, 2006

The European Library has taken steps to ensure that all EU national libraries become full participants by the end of 2007.

Posted Sep 19, 2006

Inmagic, Inc. has named Paul J. Puzzanghera as president and CEO.

Posted Sep 19, 2006

Tremor Network, a provider of rich media and online video advertising solutions, has announced that it has raised $8.4 million in its initial round of institutional financing.

Posted Sep 19, 2006

Thought Equity, a provider of motion imagery licensing and management services, has announced it has acquired Triangle Images, a producer of royalty-free motion imagery.

Posted Sep 15, 2006

Hyland Software has acquired Matrix Imaging, a privately held systems integrator that specializes in delivering enterprise content management (ECM) solutions to higher education institutions.

Posted Sep 15, 2006

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) has joined LINK+, a library consortium that provides access to millions of books and other materials from its participating libraries.

Posted Sep 12, 2006

Ask.com, an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp, has announced the formation of a new development center in Hamburg, Germany.

Posted Sep 12, 2006

In the wake of July’s click-fraud settlement, experts are speculating on its effects on web advertising and on how the industry can prevent click fraud in the first place.

Posted Sep 11, 2006

Wolters Kluwer Health, a division of Wolters Kluwer, and provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry, has appointed Karen Abramson president and CEO of its Medical Research business unit.

Posted Sep 08, 2006

Trovix Inc., a provider of search technology, has announced that it has raised $13 million in its Series B financing.

Posted Sep 08, 2006

TACODA, which runs a behavioral targeting advertising network in the USA, has announced that it will expand overseas by opening a London office and start to recruit publishers to participate in its UK-centric behavioral ad network.

Posted Sep 05, 2006

Groxis Inc., a provider of search visualization and discovery and developer of the Grokker Enterprise Search Management platform, has announced the completion of Series B Preferred funding.

Posted Sep 01, 2006

The Thomson Corporation has announced that its Scientific and Healthcare group has acquired privately held ScholarOne, a workflow management system for scholarly publishers.

Posted Sep 01, 2006

Apple has announced Dr. Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, as an elected member of Apple's board of directors.

Posted Sep 01, 2006

The concept of “net neutrality” sounds quite reasonable in theory, but the policy proposals coming from federal legislators and bureaucrats may in reality be quite discriminatory.

Posted Aug 31, 2006

Ponemon Institute, a privacy and information management research firm and PortAuthority Technologies, Inc., a provider of Information Leak Prevention (ILP) security solutions that controls the unauthorized distribution of sensitive information for data privacy, confidential information protection, and true compliance, has announced the National Survey on the Detection and Prevention of Data Breaches to examine the responses of 853 U.S. based information security professionals to questions related to data protection and prevention within their organizations.

Posted Aug 29, 2006

IPLocks, a provider of database security and compliance solutions that protect business critical information, has announced it has secured an additional $4.4 million in funding from institutional and individual investors as a result of over-subscription to its recent Series D round of funding.

Posted Aug 29, 2006

New York Times Co. has bought Baseline Studio Systems for $35 million in cash from Hollywood Media Corp.

Posted Aug 29, 2006

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