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Publisher adtech startups Taboola and Outbrain merge in $850M deal to take on Google and Facebook

Some consolidation is afoot in the world of advertising. Taboola and Outbrain, rivals that both operate advertising-based content recommendation engines for publishers — which typically appear i

Taboola intros Facebook-style ‘news feed’ to target mobile users with more links

Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of publishers to provide a set of links at the bottom of pages directing readers to more content on the site and elsewhere, has long positioned Facebook

Report: Content recommendation companies Taboola and Outbrain are in advanced merger talks

Taboola and Outbrain -- two content recommendations companies that employ roughly 500 people, were formed the same year (2006) and have each raised substantial sums of venture capital -- are in advanc

Taboola buys Commerce Sciences to tweak sites with “Amazon-style” personalization

Taboola, the startup that works with hundreds of online publishers to run carousels of recommended content and ads from their own and other publishers’ sites to grow engagement and revenues, h

Mapping Israel’s marketing technology industry

Marketing technology is in the midst of a worldwide boom. Given the expansion of the internet, social media and various other forms of digital technology, there are a growing number of ways to market

Taboola steps up in video, buys ConvertMedia for shy of $100M

Taboola, the startup behind the publishing widget that recommends more content at the end of articles online, has made an acquisition to expand its horizons beyond the written word: it has bought Con

Can Israel build big, sustainable companies?

For all the "Start-up Nation" fanfare, Google's acquisition of Waze - Israel's highest profile start-up exit to date - was valued at just $1.1B. And, while Israel officially has two Unicorn companies

Israeli Adtech Looks To Scale Up

Israeli startups look to America for inspiration, money and, of course, exits. But recent events indicate a change in course, at least for Israeli advertising and marketing technology companies that h

Baidu, China’s Leading Search Engine, Makes Strategic Investment In Content Recommendation Platform Taboola

The companies declined to name the exact amount of the deal, but said that it is in the “multi-millions.” Taboola serves up the links in the “Around The Web” and “Recommended For You” sect

Taboola Gets $117M From Comcast, Other Strategics To Boost Its Content Recommendation Platform

Taboola — the recommendation platform that provides 200 billion content suggestions to 550 million users each month, and analytics to publishers and brands about what’s getting people c

Taboola Acquires Perfect Market, Launches Taboola-X To Help Publishers Monetize Their Sites

Taboola has spent the last seven years perfecting a technology that is designed to help publishers drive more traffic to their sites and make some money from external advertisers at the same time. No

Taboola Launches An API To Bring Its Content Recommendations To Native Mobile Apps

Content recommendations company <a target="_blank" href="">Taboola</a> wants to be everywhere readers are, offering up links that they'll find interesting (or at least click on).

Taboola Now Lets You Filter Out Content Recommendations That You Don’t Want To See

<a target="_blank" href="">Taboola</a> makes more than 3 billion article and video suggestions daily, powering recommendations for a number of high-profile publishers like The Hu

With More Than 1.5B Recommendations Daily, Taboola Raises $15M More To Fund International Expansion

Content recommendation and distribution startup Taboola has grown quickly over the past year or so. It’s looking to accelerate that growth, adding another $15 million in funding led by Pitango VC, a

After Growing Revenue 750% In 2012 And Conquering Video, Taboola Goes After Article Recommendations

Taboola had a banner year in 2012, serving nearly 1.5 billion video recommendations per day by the end of the year. With all of its growth in video recommendations, the company also grew revenue by mo

Now Recommending 800M Videos Daily, Taboola Hires Former Groupon Exec To Lead European Expansion

Video recommendations startup Taboola is growing fast, now serving up more than 800 million recommendations per day. But it sees a huge opportunity to expand even more quickly, and is looking to Europ

Taboola Raises $9 Million To Power Video Recommendations Across The Web

<a href="">Taboola</a>, a service that powers many of the video recommendation widgets you find across the web, has raised a $9 million Series B funding round. The round is being

Taboola Turbo Charges Revision3's Video Uplift By 90%

<img src="" /> Video recommendation startup <a href="">Taboola</a> has been having quite a year, signing up

Taboola: Funding Announcement Imminent & CNN Deal?

<img alt="" src="" class="alignleft" width="200" height="75" />Something is definitely stirring over at video recommendation/discovery provide
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