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ad-funded works


Microsoft quietly offering ad-funded Works

A top Office executive says the "sponsored edition" of Works is just a pilot, not a major new source of revenue. However, the response thus far has been positive, especially to the price: free.

By April 18, 2008


Ex-Yahoo execs take on brand ad network, raise funds

Two former executives from Yahoo, one of the Web's prime-time locations for display ads, are banking on new demand from advertisers for online brand ads.

By August 25, 2008


Making 'freemium' work amid ad death spiral

Advertising revenue will get even harder to come by in 2009. Web 2.0 companies need to consider alternative revenue streams.

By December 26, 2008


Why Mint works

The site's new design reflects a focus on utility, not glitz.

By August 18, 2008


Hands-on with Microsoft's free Works

News.com's Ina Fried heads to a couple retail stores to check out Microsoft's ad-supported Works running on Sony laptops. The verdict: the ads aren't that obtrusive.

By April 21, 2008


Microsoft heads to 'Albany'

No, it's not getting into New York state politics. Rather the company has launched testing for a new consumer product, which may or may not be its ad-funded version of Works.

By March 21, 2008


More details on Microsoft's free Office

Microsoft's Chris Capossela details what--and what not--to expect with Office Starter 2010, the Works replacement that will start showing up on new PCs later this year.

By April 7, 2010


Tesco to use eye-scanning tech to target ads at you

Eyeball-scanning tech will determine your age and gender, and fire what it thinks are suitable ads at you.

By November 3, 2013


Spotify reportedly creating online radio station to rival Pandora

The online music streamer may be eyeing its own Internet radio service in the U.S., says Bloomberg.

By April 26, 2012


Kodak lets iPhone users get social for snaps

The photo company launches a new version of its iPhone app that conjures up temporary social networks among party-goers or soccer moms to share pictures.

By November 16, 2011