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Zend raises $20 million to ride the Web 2.0 “PHP” boom

SiliconBeat: Zend raises $20 million to ride the Web 2.0 “PHP” boom


Zend Technologies, the Cupertino start-up that sells software to develop Web sites based on the popular PHP scripting language, has raised $20 million in a fourth round of venture capital (release here).By raising so much cash, the company must be aiming to produce a substantial return to make it worthwhile for its investors. It had already raised $16 million.

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Google, eBay Team in Overseas Ad Pact

Google, the world’s leading search engine, and eBay, the online auction powerhouse, have inked a multiyear pact that will see Google exclusively provide text advertisements for eBay’s auctions sites outside of the United States, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Google and eBay will start testing the text ads in 2007, and they’ll
also dually-develop “click-to-call” ad projects under which Web surfers
will be able to simply click on an ad to make a call directly to
advertisers or Web retailers, the Journal reports.

Google, eBay Team in Overseas Ad Pact – CIO News Alerts – Blog – CIO

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