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DMGT offloads its local paper operation

DAILY Mail & General Trust has sold its local newspaper operation Northcliffe Media for £52.5 million to a new player in the media market.

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Google receives 1.5 mln take down requests per week

Google receives 1.5 million requests per week to remove content from the website, the Internet search engine's transparency report has revealed.

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Gov. Rick Scott’s top advisor arranged $5 million no-bid contract in Senate

The governor’s chief of staff, Steve MacNamara, used his Senate clout to sign a contract for a web-based budget system developed by the business partner of a friend

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Helicos Sees Declining Revenue, Customer Dissatisfaction as it Struggles to Stay Afloat

Helicos BioSciences ' fourth-quarter 2011 revenues plummeted nearly five-fold to $514,000 from $2.5 million one year ago, the company reported last week in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Hey Dc, Listen Up: We Are The Voice Of Startups In Silicon Valley

Engine Advocacy wants to give Silicon Valley startups a voice in Washington. Today, big companies spend a lot of money on lobbying. In 2011, computer and Internet companies spent $91.5 million lobbying, according to OpenSecrets.org , with Verizon , AT&T, Google , and Microsoft among the biggest.

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Phoenix Realty buys Long Beach apartment complex

The $34.5-million acquisition is the latest in a series of Southern California residential property purchases by the New York investment firm in the last year. New York investment firm Phoenix Realty Group bought a Long Beach apartment complex last month for $34.5 million, the latest in a string of acquisitions targeting Southern California residential properties.

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Georgia Lottery wins ruling in $5 million trademark dispute

The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled against two men who sought $5 million in damages from the Georgia Lottery Corporation in a lawsuit over the “MONEYBAGS$” logo.

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