Category Archives: Media

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Napster finally goes to sleep

It does look like Napster has been bought to be buried. Went head to head with the recording industry in 1990s Closed down in the courts in 2001 Bought by Bertelsmann in 2002 Napster name bought by Roxio at bankruptcy

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Napster finally goes to sleep

It does look like Napster has been bought to be buried. Went head to head with the recording industry in 1990s Closed down in the courts in 2001 Bought by Bertelsmann in 2002 Napster name bought by Roxio at bankruptcy

Death of snackable? Digital content increases consumption

The Association of Magazine Media has just surveyed more than 1,000 mobile magazine readers and found that they consume as much or more magazine content as before making the switch. Main points in brief: 90% said that since acquiring their

Death of snackable? Digital content increases consumption

The Association of Magazine Media has just surveyed more than 1,000 mobile magazine readers and found that they consume as much or more magazine content as before making the switch. Main points in brief: 90% said that since acquiring their

Fire: Ready, Aim

If any company can give Apple a run for its iPad money it’s Amazon. Apple has spent the past decade proving that hardware doesn’t cut it without a service and content layer. And in doing so it showed the power

Fire: Ready, Aim

If any company can give Apple a run for its iPad money it’s Amazon. Apple has spent the past decade proving that hardware doesn’t cut it without a service and content layer. And in doing so it showed the power

One-shot apps spend loyalty, not build it

Dennis Publishing Recasts Magazine Editorial In 20 “One Shot Content” Apps | mocoNews. I’m a big fan of doing one thing and doing it well, but I slightly worry about Dennis Publishing’s “one shot apps” focus if it’s intended to

One-shot apps spend loyalty, not build it

Dennis Publishing Recasts Magazine Editorial In 20 “One Shot Content” Apps | mocoNews. I’m a big fan of doing one thing and doing it well, but I slightly worry about Dennis Publishing’s “one shot apps” focus if it’s intended to

Where’s the real growth in music?

This post is a crossroads of sorts with some news and some data. Adam Sherwin’s article in the Independent shows that music singles continue to climb in popularity with a 40% rise in sales over the past year. Add to

Where’s the real growth in music?

This post is a crossroads of sorts with some news and some data. Adam Sherwin’s article in the Independent shows that music singles continue to climb in popularity with a 40% rise in sales over the past year. Add to

Pirates have friends too. Do the math

There’s a growing awareness that ‘content pirates’ are not quite the demons that traditional media businesses would have us think they are. The colourful image of one-eyed bandits storming the archives of clean-living movie makers has been touted around since

Pirates have friends too. Do the math

There’s a growing awareness that ‘content pirates’ are not quite the demons that traditional media businesses would have us think they are. The colourful image of one-eyed bandits storming the archives of clean-living movie makers has been touted around since

iPlayer. iPad. iHope.

The iPlayer started as a long-running experiment that “tidied up” the BBC’s online video, and turned the UK onto video on demand. With its elevated promise of “making the unmissable unmissable” the BBC single-handedly brought on-demand to the masses. (Ok,

iPlayer. iPad. iHope.

The iPlayer started as a long-running experiment that “tidied up” the BBC’s online video, and turned the UK onto video on demand. With its elevated promise of “making the unmissable unmissable” the BBC single-handedly brought on-demand to the masses. (Ok,