As RFID (radio frequency ID) tags are included in more and more consumer goods - sometimes without the owner's knowledge or consent - some states are taking steps to curtail the privacy invasion.
Advertising expenditures for newspaper websites in 2007 increased 18.8 percent, to $3.2 billion - accounting for 7.5 percent of all newspaper ad spending last year (up from 5.7 percent in 2006), according to preliminary estimates from the Newspaper Association of America, MarketingCharts writes.
Consumers' wallets may soon slim down as result of new 'single swipe' technology.
Yahoo has launched the new property Shine, a site targeted at women 25-54 and underserved by Yahoo's current properties.
Clear Channel still has no firm date to close its deal to go private - and cannot, in fact, confirm that the deal will go through at all.
ABC recently got busy requesting pilots, presentations and series.
The Economist grabbed its first-ever number one spot on AdWeekMedia's annual Hot List, up from a number ten showing last year.
Sony is seeking consumers willing to watch a feature-length film on a two-inch screen by launching the first mobile phone movie network in the U.S.
GM delivered 27 percent more online display ads than Toyota in January, but Toyota delivered 32 percent more ads per person reached, according to the first public release of advertiser-level data from comScore's Ad Metrix service, in this case for online advertising by auto manufacturers, reports MarketingCharts.
Network radio is "sort of a hot new medium," according to Maja Mijatovic, director of national radio, Horizon Media. The medium was up 4 percent in 2007 to $1.15 billion, compared to the rest of radio, which was down 3 percent to $18.5 billion.