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David Prosser: Yell still has a chanceto recover

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How the downturn can represent new business opportunities

Businesses that allocate spending to innovative campaigns stand to benefit

Apple 'may charge $1 million to display mobile ads'

Apple may charge about $1 million (£657 million) for displaying advertisements on its mobile devices, the Wall Street Journal said, citing advertisement executives.

Google to buy mobile ad network for $750 million

Google is stepping up its push to sell advertising on cell phones, announcing a deal Monday to buy a mobile ad network, AdMob, for $750 million (£449 million) in stock.

US web ad sales slip again

Internet advertising in the United States slipped 5 per cent in the second quarter as the recession extended the first slump in online marketing since 2002.

Text messages: The pests in our pockets

Beep! Day and night, junk text messages are assaulting ourmobiles. Direct marketing has never been so, well, direct. Amol Rajan investigates how our numbers are being targeted – and what we can do to stop it

<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/11/cyberclinic-spa.html">Cyberclinic: Spam success rate? 0.000008%</a>

You might wonder why your email is clogged up with hundreds of messages informing you that your sexual potency is to be found wanting.

Big noise Kuznetsova drowns out Sharapova

Sharapova will regard it as a match she should have won

The way to promote a motorway toll road is down the information superhighway

Internet adverts are back after the dot-com crash, says Tim Webb, and this time round they are here to stay

Time to take flight from ebookers

SurfControl swims against the tide; And Thus, a real profit came to pass

Network: Web Design - Which way Web sales?

IN CASE you it escaped your attention, last week was Christmas. And the high street is not the only place that has benefited from gift- giving. The Web has posted record sales as more and more busy people went online to play Santa.

Junk mailshots hit record levels

THE AMOUNT of junk mail pouring through letter boxes has reached record levels, according to new research. Most people receive about three pieces of direct mail a week - up from two items in 1995 - and it accounts for just under half of all items received by post.

Feedback: Spam survey hard to believe

Sandra Vogel ("Costly spam that needs to be canned", 26 May) should apply some common sense before believing everything she reads in a survey, especially one which comes up with a headline-grabbing sum of money (pounds 5.3bn). She reported that 15 per cent of respondents claim to spend an hour or more each day dealing with spam (unsolicited e-mails).
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BBC faces corruption allegation over its Sir Cliff police raid coverage

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Lauded therapist still in limbo as battle to stay in Britain drags on

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Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs: 'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

'I want to have contact with the audience, not iPhones'

Kate Bush asks fans not to take photos at her London gigs
Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities, but why?

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Under-35s have rated gardening in their top five favourite leisure activities. But why are so many people are swapping sweaty clubs for leafy shrubs?
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Beyond a joke

Tim Vine, winner of the Funniest Joke of the Fringe award, has nigh-on 200 in his act. So how are they conceived?
The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

The late Peter O'Toole shines in 'Katherine of Alexandria' despite illness

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It’s the font that’s openly ridiculed for its jaunty style, but figures of fun have their fans
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Besiktas vs Arsenal

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Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

Rory McIlroy a smash hit on the US talk show circuit

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Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to Formula One

Boy racer Max Verstappen stays relaxed over step up to F1

The 16-year-old will become the sport’s youngest-ever driver when he makes his debut for Toro Rosso next season
Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

Fear brings the enemies of Isis together at last

But belated attempts to unite will be to no avail if the Sunni caliphate remains strong in Syria, says Patrick Cockburn
Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I would end up killing myself in jail'

Charlie Gilmour: 'I wondered if I'd end up killing myself in jail'

Following last week's report on prison suicides, the former inmate asks how much progress we have made in the 50 years since the abolition of capital punishment