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Daily Madden: The Cost Of Improving The Fan Experience

The Chicago Cubs are in a fight over plans to implement video boards at Wrigley Field and have threatened to move if those plans aren’t approved.

05/02/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Tips For Avoiding Being Tracked Online

Wednesday in San Francisco, the new chairwoman of the FTC called on the advertising industry to give consumers “effective and meaningful privacy protection,” by coming up with a standard way for consumers to make it known they do not want their on-line activity tracked.

04/18/2013

Tourists pose for a photo in front of the Golden Gate Bridge on May 25, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Targets Families, Tourists From China In Marketing Campaign

California tourism officials are already upbeat about the number of visitors who head for the Golden State. As it stands, California has the world’s tenth largest travel economy.

02/22/2013

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Taps Into Google’s Ad Network, Expertise

As part of an arrangement announced Wednesday, Yahoo’s website will begin drawing upon Google’s massive online advertising network to show marketing messages related to the content that’s being perused.

02/06/2013

People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions at a trade show. (Fredrick J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Congresswoman’s Law Turns Down Volume On TV Commercials

TV viewing could soon sound a little calmer. The CALM Act, which limits the volume of TV commercials, goes into effect on Thursday.

12/13/2012

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U.S. Employers Advertise Fewer Jobs, Fill More Positions

U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August while they filled the most positions in three months, a mixed signal for the job market.

10/10/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Coupons Go Missing From East Bay Papers

Readers of the Contra Costa Times and other East Bay newspapers who missed their coupon supplements the last few Sundays can call the newspaper’s parent company, and get a refund equal to the cost of the paper.

10/02/2012

This controversial ad has appeared on SF Muni buses. (American Freedom Defense Initiative)

Controversial ‘Jihad’ Ads Seen On SF Muni Buses Going Up In NYC

The ad was plastered on San Francisco city buses in recent weeks, prompting some artists to deface the ads and remove some of the words, including “Jihad,” or holy war.

09/20/2012

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Samsung Targets Apple Online And In Court

Samsung Electronics plans to add the iPhone 5, set to be released Friday, to the list of Apple devices that it claims infringes its patents in a San Jose court case, according to court documents filed Wednesday.

09/20/2012

(CBS)

Twitter Unveils New Targeting Tool For Advertisers

Twitter is offering a new way for advertisers to deliver their marketing pitches to the people who are most likely to buy their products and services.

08/30/2012

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