Digital ad technology provider the Rubicon Project has acquired SiteScout, a software security firm, to help protect its clients from malware attacks.
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The Rubicon Project buys security firm to tackle ‘malvertising’
The working relationship between MTV Networks and eModeration has been extended to include MTV International sites.
MTV Networks hires eModeration to keep user content in tune
The Office of Fair Trading is calling for sites to clearly identify which are “personalised” advertisements based on their previous web browsing habits. But is this enough to build consumer trust? In this right to reply article, Malcolm Duckett, CEO at Magiq, thinks there’s a bigger educational issue that needs to be addressed.
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Right to reply: More education needed for behavioural targeting
Apple has sold more than two million iPads since its launch almost two months ago.
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Apple sells 2 million iPads in just two months
Many Britons could be paying for inferior broadband services because they have not switched providers in the past three years, according to new research.
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Brits ‘missing out on broadband deals’
Producers of The Hurt Locker are suing 5,000 people who allegedly downloaded copies of the Oscar-winning film from the internet in the latest attempt to fight digital piracy.
Google is reportedly phasing out the use of Microsoft’s operating system amongst its staff due to security concerns.
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Google bans staff from using Windows amid security worries- report
The Independent has appointed search advertising technology company Adprecision to set up vertical classified and product marketplaces on its site.
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The Independent debuts search ads with Adprecision technology
This week’s movers and shakers in the digital industry: Companies compete for million pound start up funds; Hunt for ‘next big idea’; Underwired; TMW; Space; Brightcove; Hi-Media; Civic; I Spy Marketing; Steak; Constant Contact; Social networking site for innovators; Insurance firm targets over 50s; Mind Candy; FIFA.com; SapientNitro; Saffron Digital; Vodafone app prize; Genie Ventures; KMP Digitata
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News round-up: 1st June 2010
Why not use Twitter’s swelling brain to predict what people might be searching for? Especially since access to the public stream is free to the public. ..
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The Future of Search: A One-Act Play in Three Acts (Act 3)