World news releases

Post-Newsweek stations renamed Graham Media Group

Post–Newsweek Stations Renamed Graham Media Group CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Post–Newsweek Stations has changed its name to Graham Media Group, effective today. Emily Barr, President and CEO of Graham Media Group, said: “Much like our parent company, Graham Holdings, this new name better reflects the diversity of our creative and innovative company. We provide our...

Read More

Sanoma’s online revenue continues to grow in Q2

The online and mobile revenue of Sanoma’s Consumer Business segment (including the classified businesses in Finland and the Netherlands, with the online auction platform Huuto and marketplace Oikotie) continued to grow in Q2 FY2014 from the same period last year. The net sales of the online and mobile businesses of Sanoma in Finland amounted to €22.1 million or $29.7 million U.S. – 7.5...

Read More

Facebook reports Q2 2014 results

Facebook Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results Complete earnings call transcript is available at SeekingAlpha.  Earnings release: MENLO PARK, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. “We had a good second quarter,” said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. “Our...

Read More

Australian listing deal opens China

Juwai.com, the leading Chinese international real estate listing website, has announced a partnership with AnyBusiness.com.au, according to propertyportalwatch.com. AnyBusiness ranks as the second most popular portal listing Australian businesses for sale. No other major Australian business listing site markets its listings into China. “Business brokers are looking for extra ways to reach...

Read More

Dubizzle launches property app and guide

As the region’s mobile industry evolves, the mobile application is becoming an important tool to connect to users of classified sites in the local community. Beside the Dubizzle UAE and Dubizzle Egypt mobile apps, a third app was launched this year called the Dubizzle Real Estate app. It was designed to enhance the real estate search experience of UAE residents with a map search, mobile...

Read More

De Persgroep requests Dutch regulator’s approval to buy Mecom

The Dutch Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) was requested by Belgian media group De Persgroep Publishing to approve its acquisition of Mecom Group’s assets in the Netherlands and Denmark, Dutch regulator said Thursday (statement in Dutch available here). ACM will examine whether there will be sufficient competition in case the acquisition was approved, and is expected to make a decision...

Read More