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Video Internet Subscriptions on Rise, Study Says
Aug 23, 2004 3:30 PM PDTWorldwide Internet video subscription services will grow to more than $4.6 billion in 2008, according to a survey released Monday. The study by In-Stat/MDR, a high-tech market research firm based in Scottsdale, Ariz., forecasts all video subscription content, including adult.
Sex and the Sicilian: Italian Lolita Pens Bestseller
Aug 23, 2004 12:12 PM PDTThe Amazon.com sales ranking for Jenna Jameson’s “How to Make Love Like a Porn Star: A Cautionary Tale” is a phenomenal 18, out of the thousands of books that are published. And the Vivid Girls have been busy promoting their book “How to Have a XXX Sex Life: The Ultimate Vivid Guide.”
Wankus Retires From AdultFYI.com
Aug 23, 2004 12:01 PM PDTKSEXradio.com Program Director Wankus, also known as Wayne C. Lewis, has decided to leave his post at AdultFYI.com to focus his energies on his job at KSEX and to pursue various KSEX-related creative projects.
Private U.S.A. to Release DVDs Only
Aug 23, 2004 11:12 AM PDTIn a move that could revolutionize the adult industry, Private U.S.A. is discontinuing the release of its new movies in VHS format. Starting this November, Private U.S.A.’s productions will only be distributed in DVD format.
XXX Glass And Lisa Sparxxx Team Up
Aug 23, 2004 10:45 AM PDTAdult toy glass manufacturer, XXX Glass, announced the launch of a signature series of Pyrex glass toys designed by and specifically for porn star Lisa Sparxxx.
Acacia Signs iFilm Corp.
Aug 23, 2004 9:37 AM PDTFurthering its reach into the mainstream entertainment sector, Acacia Technologies Group signed iFilm Corp. Monday, chalking up its digital media transmission technology licensees to 170.
FSC Scores Sunset Blvd. Jumbotron
Aug 23, 2004 8:00 AM PDTThe Free Speech Coalition’s chairman of the board has snagged coveted screen time on a high profile Sunset Blvd. jumbotron. For two days, the FSC’s message will be displayed 250 times per day on one of Los Angeles’ most popular and highly-trafficked thoroughfares.
Chinese Banks Fight Porn
Aug 22, 2004 10:00 AM PDTXBiz has been reporting for several weeks now on the Chinese government's porn crackdown initiative; and with their latest attempt at cleaning up Cyberspace focused on the world of online banking transactions, China is definitely taking the matter seriously.
Porn Spam Up 350%
Aug 21, 2004 8:00 AM PDTAs the temperature rises, spam is also heating up according to Clearswift's latest spam index. Levels of pornographic emails have shot up by almost 350% since June, and in what appears to be an attempt to match supply with demand, healthcare spam (most of which was Viagra) has also risen significantly.
Online Commerce Skyrockets in Second Quarter
Aug 20, 2004 3:41 PM PDTAccording to statistics, online sales grew by 9.0 percent in the second fiscal quarter of 2004 marking a 23.1 percent jump over last year, the U.S. Department of Commerce stated, attributing the growth spurt to increased consumer confidence in making financial transactions over the web.
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