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Private Announces 2nd-Quarter Report
Aug 13, 2004 4:00 PM PDTThe Private Media Group announced an increase in net income to $1.5 million for the second quarter ending June 30. Private’s net sales during the same period were $11.5 million.
Sex Toy Shop Gets Behind ‘Anal Sex Month’
Aug 13, 2004 3:59 PM PDTIt’s the third annual year San Francisco’s Good Vibrations sex toy shop has been celebrating it, and on Saturday the two-store chain is holding a party with the double-feature screening of two of the most notable back-door videos of all time.
Top Adult Firms Offered Domestic Bank Card Relationship
Aug 13, 2004 11:50 AM PDTA U.S. bank is stepping into the credit card processing breach and offering merchant accounts to leading adult companies. “We have found a domestic bank that facilitates obtaining merchant accounts for the adult industry,” said Gregg Garfield, a spokesman for Card Service International, which is owned by First Data.
FlyntDigital Offers Webmasters Hustler’s Taboo, Reality Series
Aug 13, 2004 10:33 AM PDTFlyntDigital is offering its affiliates two new websites. For the first time ever, FlyntDigital is offering webmasters an online version of Hustler’s Taboo Magazine. Hustler’s online arm is also debuting a new reality series called “Revenge Cam.”
MxDevelopment Offers 2257 Record Keeping Software
Aug 13, 2004 10:18 AM PDTOfficial release of 2257 record keeping software from mxDevelopment.com
Marc Bell Wins Control of Ailing Penthouse
Aug 13, 2004 9:59 AM PDTA bankruptcy judge cleared a reorganization plan Thursday for General Media Inc., the publisher of Penthouse magazine. With its amended plan, Mexican investor Enrique Molina would lose control of Penthouse assets and give it to bondholders led by Florida investor Marc H. Bell.
Google Founders’ Playboy Interview Is Probed by SEC
Aug 13, 2004 8:07 AM PDTAs the auction for Google Inc.’s shares in its initial public offering begins today, a Securities and Exchange Commission probe has already started over an interview the co-founders conducted with Playboy magazine.
Singaporeans Offered Mobile Dating Service
Aug 12, 2004 3:59 PM PDTSingle Singaporeans are being offered a dating service that utilizes cell phones. The mobile matchmaking is being provided to the Southeast Asian city-state by a software company named BEDD.
Paycom Offering Real-Time Currency Processing
Aug 12, 2004 2:28 PM PDTCredit-card processor Paycom said Thursday it has inked a deal with E4X to provide real-time currency conversions to help build its international business. “[It] allows us to provide a local shopping experience to international customers,"
IBill Debuts WebPhone, Merchant Enhancements
Aug 12, 2004 12:59 PM PDTOnline adult payment processor iBill rolled out a number of new services Thursday designed to ramp up its business. The company debuted at Internext a phone transaction processing platform called WebPhone and announced several product enhancements customized for web merchants.
WEB / TECH NEWS
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