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British Firm OD2 Launches New Version of Subscription Music Service Using Credit System: On Demand Distribution (OD2), a British technology… Read more »

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MLB.com First Ever Online Televised Game, Even as Strike Looms: Even with the looming threat of a player strike that could cripple its fan b… Read more »

Sony’s Online Gaming Plans a Big Gamble: Sony will release on Aug. 27 a network adapter that allows its PlayStation 2 game console to tap in… Read more »

HMV to Starts Subscription Music Service in U.K.: Music retailer HMV Group is expected to announce this week the launch of a subscription di… Read more »

Manchester United Football Club Bites the Bullet: British soccer club Manchester United is relaunching its See Red online football joint ve… 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 »

Billboard.com’s Music Search Portal for Professionals, for $49.95 a Month: Billboard.com will launch a music search portal, powered by techn… Read more »

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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 »

OD2 Launches British Music Subscription Service: OD2, the digital music delivery company founded by ex-Genesis front man Peter Gabriel, has… 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 »

Now Enjoy Cult Movies, Online, for $6.95 a Month: International Broadcasting Corporation, a media company based in Santa Maria, has bought C… Read more »

Classical Music Stations Reaching New Audiences Online, And Earning Some Money, for a Change: BusinessWeek reports on classical music statio… Read more »

Audience Increases to Paid Sites: Following up on my earlier posting about traffic to the MLB.com website, CBS MarketWatch does a story on t… 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 »

Korea’s National Pastime: Game With Elves: South Korea’s NCSoft runs the biggest online multi-player game in the world. On any given day, “L… Read more »

Listen.com’s Rhapsody online music service will now be distributed through to Hughes Electronics’ DirecTV Broadband and AOL Time Warner’s Ro… Read more »

Pressplay To Offer Unlimited Downloads: Pressplay, the major-label backed online music subscription service, will offer listeners access to… 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 »

CNET Trying to Develop New Revenues Streams, Including Subscriptions: CNET Networks, which has been hit hard by weak high-tech spending and… Read more »

Spanish Movies Online, For $4.95 a Month: Kanakaris Wireless, an online streaming movies provider through its site CinemaPop.com, has launch… Read more »

MusicNet on Why It is Better Than Napster-Like Services: MusicNet CEO Alan McGlade is the first to admit that while building an online music… Read more »

IGN Adds 11,000 New Subscribers in Q2: IGN Entertainment, f.k.a. Snowball.com, has posted a second-quarter net loss of $1.3 million, compare… Read more »

Why Listen.com is Better: Eric Hellweg of Business 2.0 initially wrote off Listen.com’s online music subscription service, but things are be… Read more »

Liquid Audio Rejects Buyout Offer: Online music company Liquid Audio, which runs a digital music subscription service, has rejected a buyout… Read more »

Prepaid Cards for Adult Content?: Toronto-based Yourbrain Media has launched pre-paid cards for access to adult content. The card, which wor… 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 »

Pressplay’s CEO Leaves Ship: Only seven months into the launch of Pressplay online music subscription service, its CEO Andy Schuon is leavin… Read more »

European Music Spending: According to a survey by Screen Digest, subscriptions to music libraries, which can be accessed via different digit… Read more »

Rich Gordon draws some parallels between the Netflix online DVD subscription service and online content. “[N]etflix has done something that… Read more »

FoxSports.com and game maker WildTangent have created a subscription online interactive game called “Hit the Pros,” which makes use of actua… Read more »

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