Check out Mini-Techmeme for simple mobiles or Techmeme Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:25 PM ET, July 24, 2007

Techmeme

 Top Items: 
Peter Lauria / New York Post:
AOL HAS AN EYE ON YOU  —  TO BUY AD TARGETER  —  After acquiring its way into the video and mobile ad-serving marketplace, CEO Randy Falco is moving AOL into the behavorial-targeting ad market with a deal to purchase Tacoda, The Post has learned.  —  Sources said AOL is paying between $200 million …
RELATED:
Business Wire:
AOL Enters into Agreement to Acquire Behavioral Targeting Firm TACODA  —  Acquisition Will Build on AOL's Efforts to Offer Advanced Targeting Solutions to Advertisers and Publishers  —  DULLES, Va.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—AOL announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TACODA …
Brad Burnham / Union Square Ventures:
AOL/Time Warner buys TACODA  —  We are pleased to announce today that AOL/Time Warner has agreed to buy our portfolio company TACODA.  As is always the case with a company you have worked with for years, our excitement for the founders and management team about this great outcome is tempered …
Donna Fuscaldo / Wall Street Journal:
AT&T's Profit Rises On Wireless Growth  —  AT&T Inc., reported a 61% rise in net income amid recent acquisitions and said it activated 146,000 iPhone subscribers the last two days of the quarter, 40% of whom were new AT&T Wireless customers.  —  AT&T has an exclusive deal with Apple Inc …
RELATED:
Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
AT&T reports 146,000 iPhone activations in first two days  —  The iPhone is doing some good for AT&T, according to the company's second quarter financial results.  Like Apple, iPhone sales only encompassed the last two days of the quarter for AT&T, but the opening numbers give us a taste …
Crayton Harrison / Bloomberg:
AT&T Profit Jumps 61 Percent on Benefits of Mergers  —  AT&T Inc., the largest U.S. phone company, reported a 61 percent increase in second-quarter profit after $140 billion in acquisitions almost doubled revenue.  —  Net income rose to $2.9 billion, or 47 cents a share, from $1.81 billion …
Laurie J. Flynn / New York Times:
AT&T Earnings Up, but iPhone Sales Disappoint  —  AT&T, the largest telephone company, reported first-quarter earnings today that solidly beat Wall Street's forecasts as wireless subscribers continued to devour data services like text messaging and Internet access.
Michelle Roberts / Associated Press:   AT&T Posts 61 Percent Earnings Increase
Dave Zatz / Zatz Not Funny!:
No Surprise, TiVo Series3 Lite Arrives  —  After several weeks of leaked info, there's not really much I can add at this point.  The "TiVo HD" ($299) is basically a Series3 TiVo ($799 MSRP) without the S3 price tag.  The most visible cost cutting moves were made by dropping the OLED display and Glo remote …
RELATED:
PC World:
TiVo HD  —  First Look: Dirt-Cheap TiVo HD DVR
Discussion: Engadget HD and Engadget
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:
TiVo HD gets official: $299, loaded, with SATA and TTG coming
Dan Warne / APC:
Inflight internet lives again: Qantas introduces wireless broadband, laptop power in all classes  —  Laptop power will be available in every seat of Qantas' new Airbus A380s from August 2008, the airline has announced.  It is also retrofitting existing Boeing 747-400s with a new cabin type …
RELATED:
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Laptop power, in-flight internet coming to Qantas
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
Russian prosecutors seek jail time for Allofmp3.com owner  —  Prosecutors in Russia have demanded jail time for the operator of Allofmp3.com, according to published reports.  —  Denis Kvasov, the former owner of the popular Russia-based music site that sold unauthorized music downloads …
RELATED:
heise.de:
Russian public prosecutor is demanding 3-year jail sentence for head of AllofMP3  —  For the former operator of the Russian music download portal allofmp3.com the threat of a prison term in his own country is real.  In the trial against Denis Kvasov, the former owner of the site …
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
DivX Spins Off Video Site Stage6 As Separate Company; CEO Moving  —  DivX, the San Diego-based online video codec and technology firm, whose stock has been languishing for the last few months (it went public late last year), has decided to spin-off its online video sharing site Stage6 into a separate company.
Discussion: NewTeeVee
RELATED:
Business Wire:
DivX Announces Plans to Maximize Value and Growth Potential …
Discussion: Download Squad
Jeremy Liew / VentureBeat:
Ad Networks: Why it's better than ever to be a targeted content site  —  [Editor's note: This is an opinion piece by Jeremy Liew, a parter at Lightspeed Venture Partners]  —  One of the hallmarks of the last few years on the internet has been the growing length of the "long tail".
Kate Holton / Reuters:
UK rejects music copyright extension  —  LONDON (Reuters) - The British government rejected a plea to extend copyright laws for sound recordings to beyond 50 years on Tuesday, prompting the music industry to accuse it of not supporting musicians and artists.
Jim Finkle / Reuters:
Non-profit may launch $350 laptop by Christmas  —  BOSTON (Reuters) - A non-profit group that designs low-cost computers for poor children hopes to start selling multimedia laptops to consumers by Christmas, a foundation executive said on Monday.  —  The One Laptop Per Child Foundation's rugged XO laptop …
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of Techmeme at 4:25 PM ET, July 24, 2007.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Techmeme Sponsor Posts: 
Intel:
Managing a Complex Multi-Cloud Environment Requires a Reliable Ecosystem  —  To avoid vendor lock-in and effectively manage your mission critical workload needs, you need a reliable ecosystem and architecture
Brightspot:
Is your CMS solving your content problems, or creating new ones?  —  In a commissioned study written and conducted by Forrester, we revealed that 72% plan to change their CMS platform, is your organization one of them?
Sastrify:
SaaS Prices Are Going Up.  Here's Why (And What You Can Do about It)  —  From inflation issues to rock-bottom retention rates: get the latest industry updates and see how high-growth teams are preparing for 2023.
Zoho:
9 Proven customer engagement strategies for entrepreneurs to boost sales and enhance customer support  —  Starting a business is one of the most rewarding things you can do, but in the current competitive business landscape …
Vesto:
The treasury management platform built for startups  —  Put your idle cash to work, earn higher yields, and extend your runway with Vesto.
Sponsor Techmeme
 
 See Also: 
Techmeme: site main
Techmeme River: reverse chronological Techmeme
Techmeme Mobile: for phones
Techmeme Leaderboard: Techmeme's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
Techmeme RSS feed
Techmeme on Twitter
Techmeme on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Marcus Yam / DailyTech:
Facebook Founder Accused of Stealing Idea for Site
Discussion: CNET News.com
Aidan Henry / Read/WriteWeb:
The Web's Top Takeover Targets
Discussion: Download Squad
Scott Moritz / TheStreet.com:
Huge iPhone Fees Juice Apple
The Mozilla Blog:
RELATED SECURITY ISSUE IN URL PROTOCOL HANDLING ON WINDOWS
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
CIA venture arm invests in video improvement company, MotionDSP
Discussion: Venture Itch and NewTeeVee
Fugitsu:
Fujitsu to Release 200 GB 2.5" Hard Disk Drive Designed for 24 …
Discussion: Engadget, Gearlog and Gizmodo
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Respectance, a social network for people who have passed away
Jonathan Fildes / BBC:
Antique engines inspire nano chip
Discussion: Gizmodo
 Earlier Items: 
Duncan Riley / TechCrunch:
Farady Media Launches Particls Sidebar, Engagd
Garett Rogers / Googling Google:
Google adds new features to Spreadsheets
Discussion: WebProNews
Judi Sohn / Web Worker Daily:
12 WAYS TO USE FACEBOOK PROFESSIONALLY
Nancy Prager / CNET News.com:
It's about piracy, not privacy
BBC:
iPlayer faces petition pressure
Wagner James Au / GigaOM:
Is Xbox 360 doomed?  —  We're still a few months …
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb:
First Look: AideRSS Feed Filtering