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The following is a roundup of real estate technology news: HomeAway acquires HomeAway Inc., an Austin, Texas-based international network of vacation rental Web sites, has acquired, a Web site that connects buyers and sellers of second homes and resort real estate. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. HomeAway's vacation rental sites include,, and The site is undergoing a redesign, and as part of its re-launch the company is inviting real estate agents to receive free subscriptions for a limited time. Cyberhomes launches ad network Cyberhomes Media Group, a part of Fidelity National Real Estate Solutions, is launching a vertical advertising network through a partnership with Adify. The vertical ad network allows companies to purchase geographically targeted ads by leveraging real estate search and valuation site and thousands of broker-hosted and age...