Oct 6, 2011
That new $79 Kindle that Amazon just announced is ad supported, as befits a screaming deal. But if you just don't want to see the dang ads any more...
Sep 14, 2011
Well, commercial tweets anyway. Twitter is expanding its paid tweets program and will begin inserting commercial messages in your feed. So you'll...
Aug 29, 2011
This final note today, from the Marketplace desk of cynical advertising, courtesy of Ad Age magazine. All you dads out there who like to sneak y...
Aug 22, 2011
Apple is asking developers to stop using a tracking feature in apps....
Jul 26, 2011
Over the weekend Google+ let loose a tempest in its shiny new teapot when the company expelled folks using fake names on the social network. By all...
Jul 25, 2011
Last year Facebook came up with the idea of using your name and image to sell products to your Facebook friends on third party sites. Creepy, right...
Jul 13, 2011
That's according to a recent study from Stanford's Center for Internet and Society. While Congress wrestles with online privacy legislation, the...
Yahoo! is reading your emails and still forcing me to type that stupid exclamation point at the end of its name*
Jul 11, 2011
Yahoo! is drawing the ire of a consumer lobby group called Which? (you'd think the two companies would get along given their shared penchant for...
Jul 11, 2011
That's what Ad Age says, citing anonymous sources....