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"Seldom measuring much more than 500 square feet, the buildings offer sharp contrasts to the rambling houses that are commonplace as second homes."
"IBM's media-consulting arm recommends that media companies should loosen their grip on proprietary content in order to capture young, tech-savvy consumers."
"Sales of media on the Internet and on cell phones are expected to rise 23 percent over the next four years, driven by TV networks and film studios putting more of content online, according to a new IBM study."
"Yahoo plans to launch an initiative that will feature a journalist who will sing the news. ...titled "Odd News Underground," will create an "entirely new kind of news beat," ..."This reporter will leave you tapping your feet.""
"Google, racing to head off a media industry backlash over its YouTube property, will offer anti-piracy technologies to help all copyright holders thwart unauthorized video sharing, says CEO Eric Schmidt. "It is one of the company's highest priorities."
"The Wall Street Journal, with more than 800,000 paying subscribers to its Web site, is now distributing an online version for mobile devices with Mdog.com. Non-subscribers can also gain access to the site to view parts of stories and other content."
"Diversion Media, a niche broadband company co-founded by former MTV Web exec Nicholas Butterworth, is launching Snowvision.com, an online video outlet for snowboarders. Last fall, Diversion launched Travelistic.com, a video-centric travel site...."
"Viacom, the parent of MTV and Paramount Pictures, is entering a multiyear agreement to deliver free content online through Joost, in a bid to protect copyrights while challenging YouTube."
"Annual consumer spending on Internet downloads of movies and TV shows will top $4 billion in 2011, up from just $111 million last year, according to a study released on Wednesday by Adams Media Research."