TITLE

Benchmark networks with Bebo online

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Steve
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;5/23/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 37, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the initiative set by Benchmark Capital Europe for a networking Web site Bebo. Based from the research firm Hitwise of Great Britain, Bebo will overtake MySpace.com, after it was acquired by News Corp for 580 million dollars in 2005. According to Benchmark general manager Barry Maloney, user-generated content is creating all the online communities.
ACCESSION #
21047866

 

Related Articles

  • Major Media Paying Big Bucks to Reach Youths. Potkewitz, Hilary // San Diego Business Journal;8/8/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 32, p11 

    Reports on the deals by News Corp. and Viacom Inc. for the purchase of two popular Web sites, Myspace.com and NeoPets.com. Worth of the transactions made by two companies; Operations of both companies; Nature of business of News Corp. and Viacom Inc.

  • Web site rejects News offer. Le Mesurier, Kristen; Tandukar, Amita; Skotnicki, Tom // BRW;8/18/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p80 

    Reports on the rejection of a takeover bid offered by News Corp. to the property web site company, Realestate.com.au in Australia. Details of the bid; Stock price offered.

  • Heat Index.  // Advertising Age;2/20/2006, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p19 

    The article presents news briefs related to the World Wide Web as of February 2006. Actor Ashton Kutcher has signed a deal to create 20 short films for AOL. The social-networking site of News Corp. is undergoing scrutiny from law enforcement.

  • Web guide. Croal, N'Gai; Tanaka, Jennifer // Newsweek;3/4/1996, Vol. 127 Issue 10, p12 

    Features iGuide, a free World Wide Web site put out by News Corp. that offers information about books, music and other topics. Former plans for iGuide which did not pan out; Web address.

  • Myspace widens palette with reboot. Forde, Eamonn // Music Week;11/6/2010, Issue 44, p11 

    The article reviews the web site on entertainment industry, located at www.myspace.com, from News Corp.

  • Rupert content with pay wall wisdom. Shoebridge, Neil // BRW;2/11/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p46 

    The article discusses the plan of News Corp., as unveiled by its chairman and chief executive Rupert Murdoch, to charge people for online news content as well as the challenges that the plan faces.

  • Sino the times: News, China online. Doman, Matthew // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;02/22/2000, Vol. 361 Issue 45, p49 

    Reports that News Corp. is set to join a group of Asian and United States investment banks in funding SinoBIT.com, China's first Internet portal providing financial information and services to entrepreneurs. Site's main objective; News Corp.'s earlier partnership with the Chinese newspaper...

  • News Corp. circling its Web wagons. Robins, Andrew // Electronic Media;01/15/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p118 

    Reports on the decision of News Corp. to transfer the production of three of its Web sites from its News Digital Media online division to its television operations. Trimming of News Digital Media staff; Production of FoxNews.com by the Fox News television affiliate in New York; Operation of...

  • News Corp. in Web sale. Wallenstein, Andrew // Daily Variety;5/3/2011, Vol. 311 Issue 21, p6 

    The article reports on the pending sale of videogame website IGN that brings News Corp. nearer to announcing "game over" on its digital-media portfolio.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics