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This week started off with a bang, as Yahoo announced its acquisition of Tumblr for $1.1 billion on Monday. Follow our coverage of the story and analysis of what this means for Yahoo, Tumblr and their competitors in Silicon Valley and beyond. And while you’re at it, be sure to...
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How a Minor Change by Facebook Resulted in a $92 Million Acquisition

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Can't beat them? Join them. One of the biggest newspaper companies in the world may be trying to get into the Facebook advertising game. Gannett Co., publisher of USA Today and scores of regional and local newspapers, is reportedly close to announcing a $92 million acquisition of BLINQ Media, which specializes...
How a Minor Change by Facebook Resulted in a $92 Million Acquisition

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We took a brief winter break from this post, but rest assured — we’re back with a weekly dose of some of the most interesting digital media job postings from across the country: Viacom: Entertainment Group Integrated Marketing Manager (New York) Target: User Experience Architect (Minneapolis) 20th Century Fox Domestic Theatrical...
Top jobs of the week in digital media
Top jobs of the week in digital media

Wanderful Media Acquires Mobile Newspaper Shopping Ads Platform iCircular From The AP

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Wanderful Media, which aims to digitize circulars (the printed flyers you find in your mailbox full of the latest deals and coupons), has acquired iCircular from The Associated Press. Originally launched by the AP, iCircular puts coupons, ads and offers into the mobile sites of newspapers on phones and tablets....
Wanderful Media Acquires Mobile Newspaper Shopping Ads Platform iCircular From The AP

Funding Daily: We are all made of stars

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Today, as NASA dove deeper into the universe than ever before, I wanted to pay homage to the stars. There are the brights light of the startup universe rising to galactic heights, venture capitalists providing large amounts of financial rocket fuel, and massive companies pulling smaller ones into their...
Funding Daily: We are all made of stars

Family organizer Cozi brings in new cash

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Cozi, the Seattle startup which helps busy families manager calendars, track locations and find babysitters, has raised an additional $5.7 million, according to a SEC filing. Last year, the company raised $3 million, and CEO Robbie Cape told us that things were “on fire” at the company as it signed...
Family organizer Cozi brings in new cash

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This week all eyes are on San Francisco as our colleagues at GigaOM launch their sixth annual Structure conference, their signature cloud and infrastructure event. Follow along with their live blog coverage of the event, and be sure to check out our latest batch of job postings: Melcher Media: VP,...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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We kicked off our 2013 conference calendar with last week’s Structure:Data in New York City, and the response has been fantastic: Our colleagues over at GigaOM have the full conference wrap-up. We’re already gearing up for our next event: PaidContent Live will also take place in New York City on...
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Funded By $22M From Publishers, Wanderful Media Reinvents The Newspaper Circular

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A startup called Wanderful Media wants to find a place for circulars (those printed flyers full of the latest deals and coupons) in the digital world. Circulars have long been a staple of printed newspapers, and it sounds like the media companies are pretty invested in helping this model make...
Funded By $22M From Publishers, Wanderful Media Reinvents The Newspaper Circular
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Report: Gannett to acquire Facebook ad optimization company BLiNQ Media

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Gannett Co., which owns USA Today and a number of digital media properties, has agreed to buy Facebook ad tech company BLiNQ Media for $92 million, according to TechCrunch sources. Gannett, which already owns rich media ad company PointRoll and full-service digital agency GannettLocal, is likely looking to have a more direct...
Report: Gannett to acquire Facebook ad optimization company BLiNQ Media

Patent troll strikes NYT, media industry over mobile web sites

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A shell company is suing the New York Times, the Huffington Post and five other media companies over patents related to mobile computing. In a series of complaints filed in Delaware, Clouding IP LLC claims the media outlets are infringing on two patents from 2005 and 2007 entitled “technique for enabling...
Patent troll strikes NYT, media industry over mobile web sites

Confirmed: Gannett Is Buying Social Media Ads Company BLiNQ

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As we first reported the other day, BLiNQ is getting bought by the publisher Gannett. The news was announced today. The price is not disclosed but we understand it to be up to $92 million, including earn-outs. Full release below. More to come. MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —...
Confirmed: Gannett Is Buying Social Media Ads Company BLiNQ

AOL, Vringo Settle Part of Patent Dispute

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AOL Inc. agreed to settle part of a patent dispute brought by video-ringtone company Vringo Inc., giving the start-up another potential win in its ongoing lawsuit against some of the biggest names in the technology sector. Details of the settlement were confidential and Vringo declined to comment. Vringo last month...
AOL, Vringo Settle Part of Patent Dispute

Patent Troll Vringo's Big Plan To Kill Google Falls Short (GOOG, VRNGO)

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On March 31, outspoken investor/writer James Altucher told the world about a little company that was going to bring Google to its knees. Vringo had old patents that it was going to use to nuke Google, therefore Google "might be going to $0." When Altucher made his call Vringo was...
Patent Troll Vringo's Big Plan To Kill Google Falls Short (GOOG, VRNGO)

Newspaper Companies Invest Another $9M In Local Deal Startup Wanderful Media

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Wanderful Media has raised another $9 million from the long list of newspaper and media companies that were already backing the startup and its local deal service Find&Save. The announcement comes after the relaunch of Find&Save last month. The service allows readers to browse deals aggregated from newspaper circulars, retailers,...
Newspaper Companies Invest Another $9M In Local Deal Startup Wanderful Media
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Media outlets will argue in Apple, Samsung appeal over sealed documents

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A federal appeals court has allowed the New York Times and other media outlets to argue against sealing documents in the “patent trial of the century” between Apple and Samsung that took place last summer. In a short order issued on Thursday, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...
Media outlets will argue in Apple, Samsung appeal over sealed documents

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All eyes have been on Europe recently; our own Laura Hazard Owen just wrapped up her coverage of the Frankfurt Book Fair, and our colleagues over at GigaOM are currently launching the Structure:Europe conference in Amsterdam. Meanwhile, on the domestic front, our jobs board continues to roll out exciting gigs...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

Another Big Social Marketing Exit: Gannett Will Buy BLiNQ Media For Up To $92M

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On the heels of Google buying Wildfire and Salesforce nabbing Buddy Media, we have heard from two very reliable sources, plus a third anonymous source, that Gannett Co., the media giant that owns USA Today and other properties, is buying BLiNQ Media. The price for the Facebook advertising software and service...
Another Big Social Marketing Exit: Gannett Will Buy BLiNQ Media For Up To $92M
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