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Yahoo Launches Mobile Search Interface
Oct 27, 2004 3:16 PM PDTIn yet another move to rattle the gilded cage of search king Google, Yahoo Inc. launched a mobile search interface just a month after Google launched a similar service. The announcement was released through the Yahoo Mobile division, which launched in 1999 in anticipation of a burgeoning mobile industry that has taken five years to manifest.
Wicked Pictures Scheduled to Host Non-Partisan Election Party
Oct 27, 2004 1:45 PM PDTAdult industry staple Wicked Pictures is set to host a non-partisan countdown party on Election Night in an effort to get more people involved in the political process, a company spokesman told XBiz Wednesday. Wicked stars Devinn Lane, Sydnee Steele, Jessica Drake and Kaylani Lei will attend.
Motorola to Supply Verizon Fiberoptic Network Equipment
Oct 27, 2004 12:30 PM PDTVerizon announced Tuesday that Motorola will be providing video network infrastructure and equipment for the company’s new high-speed fiber-to-the-premises network. Verizon’s FTTP connections allows users a direct fiberoptic line and download speeds up to 30 Mbps.
Sex Searches on the Decline, New Book Says
Oct 27, 2004 11:00 AM PDTA new book co-authored by Amanda Spink and Bernard J. Jansen traces online search activity over a seven-year span. Among many findings, the authors claim that in 1997, 20 percent of all web searches used sex terms, whereas in 2004, only 5 percent of searches used sex or porn terms.
txtNation Announces 1500th Registrant
Oct 27, 2004 9:27 AM PDTtxtNation providing its full-suite of mobile marketing services worldwide, celebrated today that they have 1,500 clients on board. The company appeared on the market with its genuine mobile solution called mPUSH.
Akimbo Launches Video-on-Demand Service
Oct 27, 2004 6:00 AM PDTAkimbo Systems launched its Internet-to-TV video-on-demand service on Monday and announced Amazon.com as the exclusive retailer for its Akimbo Player. Using a high-speed broadband connection, the Akimbo service allows subscribers to download thousands of hours of video for $9.99 a month.
Nebraska Man Challenges Child Porn Law Constitutionality
Oct 26, 2004 3:40 PM PDTA former high school teacher convicted of manufacturing child pornography after he recorded himself having legal sex with his 17-year-old girlfriend is scheduled to argue his case before the Nebraska Supreme Court on Nov. 2.
Night Calls Throws Halloween Party
Oct 26, 2004 2:49 PM PDT“NIGHT CALLS” GOES ‘PSYCHO’ WITH HOWLING HALLOWEEN HOUSE PARTY
Catherine Zeta-Jones Files Suit Against Strip Club
Oct 26, 2004 2:46 PM PDT"Chicago" film star Catherine Zeta-Jones filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court a year after discovering that her likeness was being used on an adult strip club's website. Zeta-Jones and her attorney have sued The Spice House for using her image to advertise and promote the Nevada-based club.
Mercenary Pictures Rolls Out 'SuperWhores 3'
Oct 26, 2004 12:30 PM PDTMercenary Pictures rolled out Lexington Steele's third installment in the "SuperWhore" series, directed by DominaX, a female director whose work focuses on dominant, assertive women breaking the seal of more traditional porn films.
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