Brian Morrissey

Amazon Enters Local Search Fray

NEW YORK has stepped up its challenge to Google with the release of a local search tool that allows consumers to see street-level images of businesses.Amazon’s search unit […]

Digitas Q4 Net Income Falls

NEW YORK Digitas said its fourth-quarter income fell slightly from a year earlier while sales grew.The Boston-based agency group reported total fourth-quarter net income slipped slightly, falling to $7.7 million […]

Digitas Sets Anti-Takeover Plan

NEW YORK Digitas said its board of directors has approved a shareholder rights plan to guard against a hostile takeover.Boston-based Digitas, which owns interactive agency Modem Media, said the plan […]

Newspaper Sites Report Strong Q4 Ad Growth

NEW YORK The New York Times Co. and Knight Ridder said they saw strong advertiser demand for their online properties in the fourth quarter.The Times reported fourth-quarter online ad sales […]

Kanoodle Names Podell CEO

NEW YORK Kanoodle named Lance Podell its new CEO, replacing company founder Kent Keating, who will remain as chairman, the firm said.Podell has been Kanoodle’s president since December 2003, when […]