Where is Apple Moving in Local (and Why)?

There's been lots of speculation around Apple's moves into local search and advertising over the past year. This has accelerated in the past 30 days with the acquisition of three different local mapping-related companies (and a failed Waze acquisition). We've…

Read More

Local Media – A Sea of Sameness

I was reading an article from Roy Greenslade, a former journalist from Ireland, about the woes of the newspaper industry in that country and couldn't help but think of the challenges local media faces here in the US. I wrote…

Read More

Buyer Emerges to Salvage Thomson

Seat Pagine Gialle, the troubled Italian search and directory company, placed its UK subsidiary Thomson Local into "administration" yesterday (the UK equivalent of receivership). Thomson immediately dismissed its field sales team in summary fashion. The company appeared poised for liquidation,…

Read More
  • 1
  • 2