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.
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.
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.
TV viewing could soon sound a little calmer. The CALM Act, which limits the volume of TV commercials, goes into effect on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
San Francisco’s Municipal Railway said it won’t be removing controversial ads from Muni buses because of the potential costs of removing them, but will instead give the ad’s revenue to the Human Rights Commission.