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EBay Bets $240M on Mobile Banking

San Jose, Calif. — EBay Inc. announced Thursday that it has agreed to pay $240 million in cash to acquire Zong, a provider in...

Marin Software closes $30 million for ad management SaaS

Ad management and optimization platform provider Marin Software announced that it has closed a $30 million round of funding led by new investors Temasek with SAP Ventures, with participation by existing investors.

Guest Column: Tech, Drugs and Rock & Roll – Top 10...

In this guest column, Reid Genauer, Chief Marketing Officer of Magisto offers his "Top 10 Reasons Why SXSW Still Rules Supreme" and gives a video recap through a group of ten industry thought leaders who took videos from around SXSW.

Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Plans to Clobber Pandora, Spotify

The reinvented iHeartRadio is now available in beta, open only to those who have “liked” its parent Clear Channel Radio on Facebook. The free service combines more than 800 live, professional radio stations with stations that are custom created on the fly to suit each listener. Pandora, Spotify and other custom music should keep on their toes.

DoubleRecall raises $1.6 million for monetization tool [with demo video]

DoubleRecall Inc. announced it has received $1.6 million in funding from YCombinator, Start Fund, SV Angel, Digital Garage, Itochu Ventures, Mentor Equity and TEEC Angel.

It Takes an “Ecosystem” to Prosper in the Digital Age (with...

Ask most people what’s going on in “digital entertainment” and you’re sure to hear plenty of excitement about great films, TV series, music and gaming on popular digital platforms like Netflix, Amazon, Spotify and YouTube.

Yahoo unveils original programming slate featuring Couric, Goldblum and more

Yahoo Inc. brought out luminaries like Tom Hanks, Anthony Zuiker, ABC News president Ben Sherwood and MLB Advanced Media CEO Bob Bowman to help impress advertisers with its roster of new and original programming.

Counting Crows using BitTorrent as the "new radio"

Counting Crows are releasing a four-song bundle on BitTorrent, reaching fans via what singer Adam Duritz called the "new radio."

EMI and Live Gamer Open an 'Inconvenience Store'

In support of "Inconvenience Store," his release scheduled for Oct. 31, EMI Music/Virgin Records rapper Professor Green is introducing virtual currency and other social game mechanics to his Facebook artist page, following a partnership between EMI Music and Live Gamer.

Yahoo! Board Removes CEO Carol Bartz

Carol Bartz was summarily removed from her position as CEO of Yahoo! by the company’s board of directors earlier today. The company issued a statement that Tim Morse, Yahoo!'s chief financial officer, has been named interim CEO while the company searches for a permanent replacement.