TITLE

Flash! A.P. Bets on the iPhone Generation

AUTHOR(S)
Schachter, Ken
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;7/28/2008, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of the wire service cooperative Associated Press to invest in the startup company Verve Wireless. Verve helps publishers create mobile web sites for smartphones. Still, analysts voiced doubt that Associated Press' new advertising supported Mobile News Network and its participation in the $3 million A round funding of Verve would be anything more than a money pit for the foreseeable future. According to Borrell Associates chief executive officer Gordon Borrell, the audience not the least supported by advertising.
ACCESSION #
36670607

 

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