Jul 9, 2012
An estimated 45,000 people in the U.S. may have trouble getting online Monday because of a computer virus. Hackers replaced real ads with fake ones, a crime known as "click fraud."
Jun 18, 2012
A new study says tracking on the busiest websites has jumped dramatically compared to last year.
Jun 4, 2012
Advertisers are not amused. In the upcoming version of Windows, Internet Explorer will have its "Do Not Track" feature turned on by default. Goodbye creepy ads that seem to follow you around -- hello, more generic ads for great deals on car insurance?
May 2, 2012
Online giants like Yahoo, YouTube and Hulu create original programs to lure advertising dollars away from traditional television.
Mar 20, 2012
Nielsen's new cross-platform service brings together two worlds - TV and online - and gives advertisers a better sense of who's watching.
Feb 23, 2012
The White House is proposing new online privacy rules. But one analyst tells us, advertisers aren't all that interested in who you really are.
Jan 30, 2012
Behavioral economist Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how data from your online searches can help not just advertisers, but also economists in researching the state of the economy.
Jan 23, 2012
Dec 23, 2010
This final note today, a comment on the value of being left alone, or at least not being observed while you're online....
Dec 21, 2010
The first figures from the U.S. Census are out today. Eve Troeh looks at how the census population numbers will affect how federal funding will be...