MediaBytes – 03/28/07

Microsoft is reportedly seeking to buy DoubleClick, to bolster its online advertising business.  The Wall Street Journal reports a price in the range of $2 Billion.

LG has announced a deal with Google, that will bring the search giant’s software to mobile phones.  Services will include mobile versions of Blogger, Google Maps, and Gmail.  This follows an earlier, similar deal with Samsung.

YouTube intends to launch a mobile website, so that cellphone users will be able to access a select number of videos from their library of “user-generated” videos.  The site will go live when their exclusive deal with Verizon expires.

Yahoo has announced that all free Yahoo Mail accounts will be upgraded to unlimited storage in May.  This is a significant increase to the current 1 gigabyte limit for free accounts.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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