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Talenetic pulls expert investors on board

Graham and Eric Potts, the founders of Jobsite.co.uk, received early-stage investment in their new venture Talenetic.com. The Potts brothers, with industry expert R. Parthasarathy, launched Talenetic in August 2014. Talenetic focuses on three key areas: job board technology solutions and talent acquisition platforms for media, recruitment agencies, corporate recruiters and job boards, its own...

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Berlin’s HomeToGo to tackle U.S. in August

Berlin-based holiday accommodation search engine HomeToGo will launch in the U.S. next month. We asked HomeToGo about its plans for the future. But first, a short overview of Germany’s holiday accommodation vertical… This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a...

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Avito launches contextual ad platform

Following in the footsteps of U.S. marketplace Amazon, Russia’s general classifieds leader Avito.ru launched its own contextual advertising platform. The Avito.ru site now has a dedicated, contextual ad-services section, that offers to advertise online retailers with links to their products. Once a retailer has signed up, his ads appear in the search results on the Avito site, based on...

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Microsoft & AOL unite against Google

Google will be the target of a union of AOL and Microsoft, who have inked a 10-year deal to replace Google as the search engine with Microsoft’s Bing, according to Advertising Age. The deal targets Google’s search leadership, and AOL will handle display, mobile and video ad sales for all of Microsoft’s holdings, such as MSN, Xbox and Outlook. The alliance includes nine global...

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Russia’s Rambler appoints new acting director

Rambler&Co, one of Russia’s largest media holdings, hired a new acting director for its website Rambler.ru. She is Anastasia Babkina (photo), who has been a marketing executive of Rambler since 2011. Rambler’s site offers a variety of services, including auto vertical classifieds AutoRambler, email and search, online news and weather. Babkina is expected to add new dynamism to...

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Job search engine Neuvoo comes to Europe

Following a round of fundraising earlier this year, Montreal-based job search engine Neuvoo launched its site in the U.K., and plans to expand further into Europe. Neuvoo is a startup. The company raised $500,000 (Canadian dollars) specifically for global expansion, and said it will start with the U.K. and Germany. Other European countries will follow later. Neuvoo is a job search engine that...

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