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Comcast to buy video-ad platform FreeWheel for about $320M

FreeWheel's service is designed to help TV networks, film studios, and other content companies sell and manage in-video ads across numerous Web sites and devices.

By March 1, 2014


Hollywood takes a FreeWheel-ing approach to ads

FreeWheel, a start-up that helps content owners sell and manage ads across numerous Web sites, has signed some top media companies, including CBS.

By July 29, 2008


Google's free-wheeling research days wind down

It's no secret Google has been pinching pennies. While engineering still matters, revenue generation is in the driver's seat.

By December 3, 2008


Apple gadgets gobble 80 percent of mobile video

Up against entrenched iPods and iPhones and the surging iPad, Android devices nabbed just 20 percent of all wireless video views in the first quarter, says video service provider FreeWheel.

By May 24, 2011


Webware Radar: Play games, win cash (or maybe lose it)

Also: Open Text has acquired Vizible and FreeWheel is now the exclusive provider of video ads on the Joost iPhone app.

By April 8, 2009


Man jumps from train to retrieve cell phone, hit by 2nd train

A man pulls the emergency cord because he's left his phone on a bench on the station platform. He either leaps or slips from the train and is seriously injured when another train hits him.

By October 9, 2013


Is eyeing your iPhone a pain in the back?

A UK survey indicates that a large number of young adults are now experiencing back pain because of what is being dubbed their iPosture.

By October 3, 2013


LA schools give kids iPads; kids hack them

A Los Angeles School district is stunned that kids given iPads to take home manage to hack the security controls. So, well, it's stopped giving them out.

By September 27, 2013


Teacher calls autistic student 'hot mess,' parents 'crazy' on Facebook

A California special-education teacher is suspended after posting frustrations to her private Facebook page -- which isn't sufficiently private.

By December 17, 2013


Alleged thieves shoot selves in foot with Instagram burger pic

In merely the latest episode of the nefarious having to boast of their bad deeds on a social network, four alleged California thieves pose with $120 worth of Carl's Jr. burgers that were paid for with a stolen credit card.

By November 13, 2013