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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: 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 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 websit… Read more », not traditionally known for its sports coverage, has tied up with 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 » 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: 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 to present visual simulations of live sports events and sports news to Internet- enabled cellphones f… Read more » To Allow CD Burning: 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, 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, 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:, 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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