"Despite a 45% increase in digital sales, overall U.S. music album sales fell 9.5% in 2007, the Associated Press reported, citing data from Nielsen SoundScan."
"Media company Landmark Communications is putting its Weather Channel TV network and website up for sale, and could draw more than $5 billion at auction..."
"Social networking service Plaxo, which claims 15 million registered users, has been put up for sale in an auction that hopes to draw as much as $100 million..."
"More than 50% of U.S. households now own a digital television, according to new research by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)."
"...Blogarithm said that it currently monitors over 70,000 unique RSS feeds on behalf of its 35,000 subscribers."
"Men made up 31% of the 111 million spa visits in the U.S. in 2006, according to the International Spa Association. That's up from 24% of 109 million visits in 2003."
"But many analysts see a deal as unlikely. The major media players -- Time Warner, News Corp., Viacom -- are eager to build out their online media businesses, "but probably not to the tune of $33.5 billion."
"... a report that paints a bullish picture for the major Internet stocks -- Google, Amazon, eBay, and others. Search advertising "will continue to dominate, rising from $22 billion globally last year to $50 billion in 2010."
"Many uses of copyrighted material in online video, including mash-ups and satire, are legal and could be endangered by new censorship practices, says a new study from American University."
"The Web site, scheduled to debut in mid-January, will try to upstage YouTube and become the Internet's hub for sharing and watching dance videos, supported by advertising."