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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

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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

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

Muni Not Taking Down Controversial ‘Jihad’ Ads On SF Buses

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.

08/15/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google 2nd Quarter Earnings Rise Amid Drop In Ad Prices

Google’s second-quarter earnings rose 11 percent despite a deepening decline in the prices paid for its Internet search advertising.

07/19/2012

Facebook

ComScore Study Says Facebook Ads Effective

As investors question just how much Facebook is worth, a study from Internet research firm comScore suggests that marketing on the world’s most populous online social network can help increase sales.

06/12/2012

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Poll Shows California Voters Support Tobacco Tax, Term Limits Measures

California voters appear ready to approve two statewide initiatives on the June 5 ballot, Proposition 28 to shorten legislator term limits and Proposition 29 to increase cigarette taxes, according to a new poll.

05/31/2012

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Tech Report: Twitter Launching Advertising Program To Promote Small Businesses

Twitter is launching a new advertising program in conjunction with American Express aimed at amplifying the tweets of small businesses.

03/27/2012

Google

Google Solidifies Search Engine Dominance Despite Privacy Concerns

Google is almost everyone’s favorite search engine, despite misgivings about data-collection and advertising practices that are widely seen as intrusive.

03/09/2012

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