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Dow Jones CEO on Moving on From Being a Laughing Stock to the Poster Child of Online Content Industry: Peter Kann, chairman and CEO of Dow J… Read more »

Will PS2′s Online Gaming Gamble Pay Off?: The video and digital gaming industry is closely watching Sony’s push to move PlayStation 2 game c… Read more »

Salon Gets Extension From Nasdaq: Salon Media Group has received an extension from Nasdaq and will continue to be listed on the SmallCap mar… Read more »

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Will Exclusive Entertainment Content be AOL’s Savior: America Online is going back to its original startegy: Borrowing a page from the broad… Read more »

Merrill Brown on Moving From Free to Fee: DotcomScoop has a short interview (down the page) with Merrill Brown, till recently the editor-in-… Read more »

PlayStation 2′s Online Plans: Sony will launch its online gaming offering for the PlayStation 2, giving it a headstart of over two months on… Read more »

RealNetworks Denies Planning for Adult Content: This one went down the drain faster than you could say cheese. RealNetworks has denied that… Read more »

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Former Editor Merrill Brown Jumps to RealNetworks: This one is a shocker: Merrill Brown, the former editor at, who recen… Read more » Ties up With HBO: has struck a “first look” agreement with HBO Films, giving it the option of working with material from… Read more »

Will Users Pay Up for MSN Spin-off Portal?: Revolution magazine looks at the question from a British perspective. In the US, where AOL domin… Read more »

Are Slate and Competition?: Job Weisberg tries to answer the eternal question: “The rest of the world may see them as rivals but W… Read more »

Is RealNetworks in Play?: CBS MarketWatch takes a look at the buyout possibilities for RealNetworks. In a world where consumer subscriptions… Read more »

Net’s Newest Boomtowns: Online Virtual Worlds: Business 2.0 has a fascinating story on how game publishers such as Sony are raking in money… Read more »

Microsoft To Launch a Subscription Service Similar to RealOne?: Following in RealNetworks’ steps, Microsoft is setting itself up as a one-ma… Read more » Net Loss Down 43 Percent; Subscription Rev. Contributes 43 Percent of Revs.: Salon Media Group’s (Nasdaq: SALNC) fiscal first-quar… Read more »

Content Sites to Pay Indian ISPs?: Some of the biggest content sites/portals would have to pay a toll to be accessed by users in India, if p… Read more »’s Rhapsody online music service will now be distributed through to Hughes Electronics’ DirecTV Broadband and AOL Time Warner’s Ro… Read more »

Will Users Pay of News Webcasts?: Reuters analyzes whether users will pay for news webcasts, in wake of ABC News’ decision to start charging… Read more »

ABC News Launches News-On-Demand, For $4.95 a Month: Following’s lead, ABC News has launched a subscription service called “ABC News… Read more »

Sony’s EverQuest Largest Game Weekend Ever: Sony Online Entertainment announced that EverQuest, its online role-playing game, hosted 100,000… Read more »

AOL Still Bullish On Premium Services: America Online still plans to launch a bevy of premium services–the original plans started when AOL… Read more » Gains 17,000 Subscribers Since May: has signed up 17,000 subscribers to its subscription services since it launched paid-for c… Read more » Raises $715,000 in New Financing: Salon Media Group has disclosed that it has raised an additional $715,000 in bridge loan financi… Read more » Moves into Weblogs; Offers Publish-Your-Own-Weblog Service: Salon Media Group, the operator of, has launched “Salon Blog… Read more »

Apple’s .Mac Unveils Paid Web Services: Not directly related to content, but Apple has unveiled an online suite called .Mac. For an annual f… Read more »

NYT Digital’s Revenues Increase 15 Percent: New York Times Digital, which runs, saw a 15.9 percent increase in second quarter re… Read more »

IVillage Launches Book Series: In an attempt to shore up revenues from sources other than online advertising, iVillage (Nasdaq: IVIL) has la… Read more »

MSN To Offer Separate Subscription Browser: Microsoft is unveiling a new version of its MSN service that packages Internet access with an en… Read more »

Is’s Fee Increase Too Much?: Staci Kramer’s take on’s recent price increase from $59 to $79 for non-print subscribers and pr… Read more » Adds 6,000 New Subcribers in Q2 (free registration required): The Wall Street Journal Online has added about 6,000 new subscribers d… Read more »

Microsoft’s Passport May Save Content: For all the criticism Microsoft’s Passport authentication service may have gotten, it may be a good c… Read more »

Sony’s Musiclub Adds Pressplay and Rhapsody: Musiclub, the music resource site operated by Sony Electronics, has perhaps become the only sit… Read more »

Movielink Hires Top Execs. for On-Demand Service: Movielink, the much delayed video-on-demand service, has hired three top executives. Movie… Read more »

Yahoo’s Q2 Results–Back in Black: Yahoo reported a net profit of $21.4 million or 3 cents per share in the second quarter, compared with a… Read more »

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