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4INFO in text advertising deal with Yahoo

Just a note following Julia’s post earlier. What a coup for the 4INFO team! I’ve been following them for years and met the two founders in San Francisco a while back. The Alley Insider has announced that they’ve struck a partnership with Yahoo. 4INFO have already swept up most of the mainstream media in the […]

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Yahoo teams with 4INFO for SMS ads

After all the Microsoft farrago, Yahoo is now getting back to the business of trying to take on Google in advertising. Its latest move is signing a trial partnership with SMS advertising company 4INFO, according to the Wall Street Journal. Under the trial, the WSJ says, 4INFO will give Yahoo the tech it needs to […]

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Vlingo lands $20m and a spot on Yahoo

Bored with text input for mobile search? Yahoo has taken the wraps off voice enabled search for its oneSearch product for the BlackBerry users in the US, with more devices and countries coming soon. The base of the service is Vlingo’s speech recognition, which grabs the spoken search terms and enters them into oneSearch. Yahoo […]