"The struggling audio book company MediaBay, once trying to compete on the digital side with Audible, is finally closing down, after trying and failing to find a buyer."
"United Talent Agency has married its celebrity power-brokering skills with the internet savvy of Spot Runner to form 60Frames Entertainment Corp., a joint venture dedicated to bringing Hollywood production value to online publishers."
"Users can overlay their own data onto Google's mapping service...allowing a hyper-local experience by giving them the ability to select YouTube videos that are specific to their location, such as home video footage of a popular tourist attraction. "
"But wireless providers strongly criticized the plan as "Silicon Valley welfare" for wealthy companies such as Google. They argue that these companies could bid for the spectrum themselves if they wanted access for their customers."
"PayPal has announced the launch of Mobile Checkout, a service allowing consumers in the USA, UK and Canada to buy items securely using mobile internet sites."
"Driven by rising demand for video, the market for premium mobile content is expected to exceed $44 billion in 2011, more than double the nearly $20 billion in 2007, iSuppli Corp. predicts."
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"The high-definition movies will be available to U.S. subscribers of Microsoft's Xbox Live, said Peter Moore, a corporate vice president in Microsoft's entertainment and devices division, which is responsible for the Xbox business."
"...WPP Group's media-buying arm GroupM is going to produce its own reality television show in China, along with "American Idol" producer RTL Group's FremantleMedia, ...[others]."
"Nikon Inc., Eastman Kodak Co. and Sony Corp. have recently introduced new digital cameras with integrated wireless technology such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth."
"The change shakes up the online leader boards. As mentioned in the Nielsen/NetRatings press release, Google falls to fifth in total minutes in the May 2007 rankings, even though it topped the charts in unique audience..."
"Nine out of every 10 singles are now sold through online platforms such as iTunes or downloaded to mobile phones, according to ... the British Phonographic Industry which show the growth of digital music offset by an accelerating decline in CD sales."
"10 Million Video Streams Is Global Record"
"PC Magazine’s Jim Louderback is jumping ship and sides, moving to Revision3 as CEO. The hiring allows co-founder Jay Adelson to give up the CEO spot and focus on his other CEO job at Digg.""
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"WeShow brings an editorial approach to selecting and organizing the best online videos available from sites such as YouTube, DailyMotion, Metacafe, Google Video and others. The site also offers the monthly “WeShow Awards,..."
"...a new network dubbed "Socialstream" could be the world's first unified social network that aggregates all existing social networks into a single interface."
"Without the use of a personal computer, Amazon.com and TiVo have partnered to allow users to download pay-per-view movies and TV shows directly to TV sets..."