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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

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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

(CBS)

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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Questions Loom As Yelp Prices IPO At $15 A Share

San Francisco-based Yelp Inc. late Thursday priced its initial public offering of stock at $15 a share. That’s above its expected range of $12 and $14 per share.

03/01/2012

The iconic Yahoo billboard along I-80 in San Francisco. (Facebook)

Tech Report: Billboard Recognizes Who’s Watching

KCBS’ Technology Analyst describes some new sign and billboard technology as “creepy” because they try to cater advertisements to its viewer, based on their appearance.

02/27/2012

(CBS)

Twitter Unveils Self-Service Advertising System

Buying ads on Twitter is about to get easier for small businesses as the online messaging service adds a key piece to its moneymaking model.

02/16/2012

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New App Pays People To Watch TV Shows

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said he is not sure the model for Viggle will prove to be successful.

01/26/2012

Google

Google Quarterly Earnings Miss Expectations; Shares Tumble

Google’s moneymaking machine misfired badly in the fourth quarter as its advertising prices fell during the holiday marketing season.

01/19/2012

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