Stories for Sep. 6, 2002

Dennis Interactive Charges for Game Site: Dennis Publishing’s new-media arm, Dennis Interactive (in U.K.), is to charge for content for the… 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 »

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Bill Gates on Subscription Services: An interview coinciding with the launch of Microsoft’s new digital media platform Windows Media 9 Serie… Read more »

uclick Launches Customized Comics Page Service: For daily comic fanatics who want it their way and are willing to pay for it, Kansas City-ba… Read more »

Kanakaris Wireless Receives $3 Million Funding: Kanakaris Wireless, an online streaming movies provider through its site, has… 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 »

Sandlot And DataCorp Launch Integrated Subscription Solution for Newspapers Publishers: Subscription software company Sandlot and DataCorp,… Read more »

Zagat Survey Launches Pocket PC Version: Zagat Survey, the provider of consumer survey-based dining, lodging and leisure information, has la… Read more »

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Stories for Sep. 5, 2002

Will ScreamingMedia Buy Inlumen?: Rumors about the buyout/merger between two of the content syndication players have been swirling around:… Read more »

Microsoft’s New Media Player Adds Subscription Services: Windows Media 9 Series, the new digital media platform launched on Wednesday by Mic… Read more »

Stories for Sep. 4, 2002

CBS MarketWatch Going the Institutional Route: CBS MarketWatch is going to syndicate its content to institutional content players: research… Read more »

Radcliffe is the former Chief Content Officer of ON24 and currently is the President of Internet/Media Strategies and Co-founder of Creative… Read more »

Cashing In On Connections: Despite dot-com meltdown, subscription sites are thriving by helping friends get back in touch with one another.… Read more »

Stories for Sep. 3, 2002

Paid Content, an Author at a Time: Steve Outing writes about voluntary paid-content…in other words, donations to your favorite authors. Th… Read more »

The FeedRoom Receives $5.4 Million in Venture Funding: This venture funding for a content-related company comes after a virtual drought duri… Read more »

Hoover’s CEO on Becoming a Sales Tool for Mid-Market Companies” (free registration required): An interview I did with Hoover’s CEO Jeffrey T… Read more »

British Wine Site to Charge for Advice:, the website set up by The Guardian’s wine expert, Malcolm Gluck, is to launch a subs… 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 »

Kramer vs. Cramer: Business 2.0 compares the different strategies of CBS MarketWatch and Also read the accompanying story on… Read more »

SMS Services in Europe Signals User’s Shift: Text messages for Europe’s mobile phone operators signals an attitude shift among consumers: wi… Read more » :: Spitzer on trail of Salomon Bankers :: Amid disclosures that investment-banking clients of Salomon Smith Barney pocketed huge profits from hot IPOs, the New York attorney general’s office is looking into the activity of senior Salomon executives who worked closely with former research analyst […] Read more »

Stories for Sep. 2, 2002

Can Yahoo Make ‘em Pay?”: The story focuses on Yahoo’s partnership with SBC Communications to sell broadband access. SBC subscribers who sig… Read more »

Tivoted If you think that Mac users are fanatical, you should check out the TiVoted, worshippers of the TiVo personal video recorder (PVR), a fancy device that can record television shows, minus the commercials, to a disk drive for you to view at your leisure. The […] Read more »

Stories for Sep. 1, 2002

Read My Weblog, Feed My Weblog: It was only a matter of time before somebody jumped on this idea: a subscription clearinghouse for weblogs.… Read more »

New York Times :: Another Slap at Democracy on Wall St :: Millions of investors rushed into the stock market in the 1990′s, believing that Wall Street was at least a fairly level playing field. Although they have since learned how illusory that notion was, the […] Read more »

New York Times :: Telecom Wreck Provides an Opening for AT&T :: WorldCom, Global Crossing and the Williams Communications Group, along with a half-dozen other providers of telecom services to business, are all in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. Many of them are also shedding customers and […] Read more »

Stories for Aug. 31, 2002

New York Times :: Ebbers Made $11 Million on 21 Stock Offerings ::Bernard J. Ebbers, WorldCom’s former chief executive, made more than $11 million in four years on 21 hot stock offerings he received from Salomon Smith Barney, according to documents released yesterday by the House […] Read more »

New York Times ::So finally he has been caught lying. I think it is quite evident to us that there is more to Level 3 than meets the eye. Today’s NYTimes reports that James Q. Crowe, another former WorldCom director who is chief executive of Level […] Read more »

Stories for Aug. 30, 2002

Light Reading :: The war of words and research building between WorldCom Inc. and AT&T Corp. just got hotter. In an interview with Light Reading today, Vinton Cerf, WorldCom’s senior vice president of Internet architecture and technology, spoke out about AT&T’s claims. “They’resuffering from network envy […] Read more »

New York Times :: Gary Winnick, the billionaire chairman and founder of Global Crossing, may have helped oversee the company’s aggressive use of swapping communications capacity on its fiber optic network with other companies, according to documents obtained by a Congressional committee. Read more »

Stories for Aug. 29, 2002

breakingviews :: So Marconi has done its deal with its creditors. And, as expected, the banks and bondholders have ended up with the lion’s share of what value is left in the former high-flying telecoms manufacturer. Not only do the creditors receive £260m of cash and […] 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 »

Read all about it! On your mobile. News services for mobiles are now more appealing – but will they succeed? Read more »

Average Revenues Per User for Wireless Predicted to Decline: A new survey ARC Group says that the average revenue per user (ARPU) is set to… Read more »

IndustryClick :: If you ever wanted an encapsulated account of the rise and fall of the telecom market, you have come to the right place. Other than the recently revealed fraudulence of WorldCom and company–which after all can be found in ALL industries and businesses–the […] Read more » ::Billionaire financier Carl C. Icahn announced yesterday that he has agreed to acquire almost all of XO Communications Inc.’s $1 billion in bank debt through a tender offer of 50 cents on the dollar. Read more » :: A federal grand jury in New York indicted two former WorldCom Inc. executives on charges of securities fraud yesterday while three other officials at the telecommunications giant indicated that they are prepared to admit wrongdoing and cooperate with prosecutors in the fast-paced investigation. Scott […] Read more »

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