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Video Games Make Big Leap to Small Phone Screens: A report on the wireless gaming market. “The games themselves cost anywhere from $2 to $15… Read more »

Oversimulated Suburbia At Sims: David Brooks’ fascinating description of the surprising hit, the video/computer game Sims, and the cultural… Read more »

NCSoft’s Lineage Enters China: NCSoft, the South Korea-based biggest developer of online games, has partnered with SINA to bring “Lineage” i… Read more »

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Streaming Vs. Downloads: This is the music industry’s version of the eternal debate: radio vs. record player; magazines vs. books; tv movie… Read more »

Credit Cards Start Charging New Fee From Adult Subscription Sites: NYTimes.com does a fascinating story on how credit card companies are now… Read more »

Xbox Live Comes Online: Microsoft has unveiled its “Xbox Live” broadband game service for its Xbox game console. “There is a big difference… Read more »

Roxio Snapping up Napster’s Assets: For about $5 million (3.1 million pounds) in stock and cash. “Roxio refused to comment on its plans for… Read more »

Pressplay Signs on Fifth Label; Now Competes With Listen.com: Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group’s Pressplay music subscript… Read more »

EMI Signs Up Nine Online Music Companies: In a significant move for subscription music services, EMI has signed new distribution agreements… Read more »

Full Audio to Provide Subscription Music Service to Charter Subscribers: Charter Communications (Nasdaq :CHTR), a cable broadcast and Intern… Read more »

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Movielink ready to roll: Movielink, a joint venture between 5 major movie studios, will launch on Monday after two years of development (mus… Read more »

AtomShockwave Launches Paid Video Game Service: AtomShockwave has launched a new subscription video game service on its Shockwave.com websit… Read more »

FT.com, not traditionally known for its sports coverage, has tied up with Sportinglife.com. The sports site, which was set up by the Press A… Read more »

Online Game Economies Get Real: There’s more to the virtual reality in massive multiplayer online games than digital otherworlds that look r… Read more »

British Music Service Signs Up With Universal: OD2, the British technology company co-founded by recording artist Peter Gabriel, has signed… Read more »

News.com examines the imminent launch of online movie delivery service Movielink, a joint venture among MGM, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictur… Read more »

The Potential for Net-Delivered Movies: News.com article on both the legal and customer challenges facing online movie delivery services suc… Read more »

Microsoft, Real featured on Movielink: Video-on-demand site Movielink will use technology from both RealNetworks and Microsoft to run its im… Read more »

Sony Plans Spring Launch for European Online Gaming: Sony will launch an online gaming network in Europe next spring for its top-selling Pla… Read more »

RealNetworks’ May Consider Porn, Again: After a rather public backtracking few months ago on plans to start an adult channel on RealNetworks… Read more »

British Singer Charges for Content: British teen singer Samantha Mumba has launched a subscription VIP area on her re-launched website. The… Read more »

Verizon has tied up with FoxSports.com to present visual simulations of live sports events and sports news to Internet- enabled cellphones f… Read more »

Listen.com To Allow CD Burning: Listen.com has signed new licensing deals with Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group for its Rhapsody… Read more »

IGN Launches Online Game Arcade: IGN Entertainment (Nasdaq:IGNX), formerly Snowball.com, has launched “IGN Play”, an online game arcade whic… Read more »

The National Hockey League on Monday introduced a subscription service for digital-video game highlights, in partnership with Microsoft. Thi… Read more »

For Big Game Maker, Online Play Is a Big Gamble: A profile of Electronic Arts, the biggest video-game maker in the business–potentially wea… Read more »

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Spanish Music Site Gains 25,000 Subscribers: Spanish music file-sharing site WebListen.com, online since 1998, has registered over 25,000 su… Read more »

AudioGalaxy Relaunches, This Time as a Legal Subscription Service: Onetime file-swapping powerhouse Audiogalaxy, hobbled by a legal settleme… Read more »

Fantasy Football Players Cry Foul on Fee: Sandbox.com, the last of the major free fantasy football sites, has instituted an 11th-hour plan t… Read more »

Steve Klein reports: The University of Kansas will begin charging for streaming audio football and basketball games on its athletic site beg… Read more »

Online Music Sites Face Tough Sell: Even though subscription music services have arrived, there’s been little fanfare, and so far almost no… Read more »

Online Gaming Set to Take Off in Singapore: Singapore’s market for Internet-based gaming is set to reach $9.2 million by 2005, from just $1.… Read more »

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