Stories for Jul. 17, 2003
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Group net profit at Yahoo Japan, owned 42 percent by Internet services firm Softbank, rose 108.6 percent from a year earlier to 4.54 billion… Read more »

Stories for Jul. 16, 2003

The U.S. District Court for Central California has issued injunctions against five adult companies using Acacia’s patented streaming technol… Read more »

Didn’t “i” and “e” go out of fashion after 1999, with the exception of Apple? Anyway,’s service will be called iMusic (not to be con… Read more »

The Online Publishers Association Europe (OPA Europe) has launched a website, and appointed Alexander Reibnitz as its Executive Director as… Read more » is raising its annual subscription prices starting August: its two annual subscriptions packages of $30 and $18.50 are being raise… Read more »

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A front page WSJ story in the wake of Yahoo’s acquisition of Overture. “Google News shook Yahoo…Worried Yahoo executives began calling ind… Read more »

Stories for Jul. 15, 2003

MSN International is undergoing its first major restructure, shifting focus towards countries and services that will generate more revenue.… Read more »

: “In a nation famous for its adoration of Mickey and friends, signing Disney was a coup for NTT and underscored its determination to win su… Read more »

Following the earlier post on Yahoo-Oracle tie-up, read a more formal story on Yahoo’s attempts to bolster its product for building corporat… Read more »

A very interesting report by guest contributor Damian Roskill, from the Digital Sports Forum, held yesterday in New York City. Micropayments… Read more »

Dispatch Interactive, which runs an OSU football e-newsletter called ” Xtras and O’s” will start charging: $9.95 subscription charge. Read more »

Some stir: Apple may have plans to extend its successful iTunes Music Store concept to sell films online, according to Bloomberg reporting o… Read more »

The mainstreaming: will unveil a new music download service next Tuesday with a $40 million promotional campaign and launch celebrat… Read more »

An interesting interview with the CEO of PlanetOut, the gay-focused portal. On competition with Yahoo and other big portals: “Given that we’… Read more »

Q2 Revenues: Revenues for New York Times Digital grew 21.7 percent in the second quarter to $21.6 million, from $17.8 million in the the yea… Read more »

Q2 Results for Dow Jones Electronic Publishing, which includes, among others: Revenues were $80.0 million, up 1.8 percent from the p… Read more »

You don’t have to be one of Hollywood’s chosen few to be a TV star. The Internet is becoming a platform for individual and community televis… Read more » has launched its broadband content platform (desktop app, really) Wednesday called ABC Motion. Initially, consumers will get a packa… Read more »

Jakob Nielsen on why PDF usability is a joke…Users get lost inside PDF files, which are typically big, linear text blobs that are optimize… Read more »

Stories for Jul. 14, 2003

Well, no, the story doesn’t say anything about that…written by Phillip Swann of, he says: “DirecTV could team with HBO t… Read more »

Jupitermedia has acquired the assets of for $2.25 million in cash, 200,000 restricted shares of Jupitermedia common stock and the a… Read more »

Yahoo Europe has announced the appointment of ex-BBC and Channel Four content and programming boss Peter Grimsdale as editorial director. Gr… Read more »

Nerve, the literary-porn website,which has been celebrating its sixth year anniversary, has been profitable for a year, according to a essay… Read more »

Eventually all newspapers will have to diversify revenues streams, according to this story, done in wake of Guardian’s move last week when i… Read more »

Stories for Jul. 13, 2003

Nokia has been working closely with the music industry to make them port music to cell phones, and in effect persuade labels and music fans… Read more »

WaPo has more details on AOL blogs, to be launched later this summer as part of AOL 9.0: three ways to update their blogs — online, through… Read more »

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