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Google to buy mobile ad network for $750 million

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US web ad sales slip again

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Big noise Kuznetsova drowns out Sharapova

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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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