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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.
MX Development Launches 2257 Tool
Aug 20, 2004 12:31 PM PDTMx development has rolled out a new tool aimed at simplifying 2257 record keeping for webmasters. The 2257 Register saves webmasters the time and effort of manually entering legally required detailed data regarding talent, mx’s President James McEnamin told XBiz.
XRCO Awards Announced
Aug 20, 2004 12:16 PM PDTThe X-Rated Critics Organization’s annual awards ceremony took place Aug. 19 at the Century Club in Century City. Instead of golden Oscar statuettes, reviewers who cover adult entertainment for print and Internet news outlets bestowed trophies shaped like hearts upon top talent in 24 different categories. Evan Stone hosted the crowded invitation-only show, which was sponsored by Wicked Pictures.
Jesse Jane Website Launches
Aug 20, 2004 12:10 PM PDTDigital Playground launched the first official Jesse Jane website Friday on the heels of the contract star's meteoric rise to the A-list of porn industry talent.
One2one Announces Contest Winners
Aug 20, 2004 12:05 PM PDTIts final. The winner of the one2one - 121 - day contest ''Win First Class Prizes with one2one.com the First Class Liveshow Upsell'' was announced on Friday at the 2nd Nocreditcard.com VIP Scotch and Cigar Party. one2one - 121- days before InterNext, Nocreditcard.com launched one2one.com - the first class liveshow upsell with tons of FREE content including livechat, photos and videos and a contest to win first class prizes.
Penis Pump Judge Resigns
Aug 20, 2004 10:47 AM PDTA case that cast a perverse light on the Oklahoma judicial system came to a resolution Friday after Creek County District Court Judge Donald Thompson resigned from the bench over allegations that he had frequently masturbated during court proceedings.
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