Articles by Slav Kandyba


A Recipe for Success

When Margaret Morgan started Platinum Media out of her home in Waterville, Maine, she didn't have a business plan. And although the company, which specializes in amateur content, recently signed a distribution deal with Cezar Capone, the go-with-what-makes-sense approach still holds up, she said.

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Antigua Inks Briana Banks Entertainment to Distro Deal

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Renaissance Capital Behind FriendFinder Networks IPO

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L.A. Direct Models Claims 2257 Doesn’t Apply, Then Reverses

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MasterCard Looks to Ban Merchant Account Cross Sales

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MTV Recruits Jayden James for Episode of ‘True Life’ Reality Series

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Multimedia Pictures Signs Offset Entertainment to Distribution Deal

Multimedia Pictures has signed Latin market-oriented Offset Entertainment studio to a distribution deal.

PC Magazine Ceases Print Edition, Goes Digital

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Electrosex Device Set to Make Debut

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Music Industry to Work With ISPs, Stop Going After Song Swappers

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Palm to Debut Nova Operating System Next Month

Having seen its market share dwindle during iPhone’s reign and with BlackBerry not too far behind, Palm Inc. is gearing up to make a comeback with its new operating system, code-name Nova.

Adult DVD Empire Debuts Redesigned VOD Site

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Tube Sites Likely Liable Under Revised 2257 Provisions, Attorney Says

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EuroRevenue Announces New Multilingual Tours

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Home-based Adult Studio in Bulgaria Raided by Local Police

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Video Secrets Adds IFRAME Ad Rotator Tool

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Black Market to Release Its 1st Interactive DVD

Black Market is releasing what is believed to be the first interactive adult DVD featuring African-American performers.

Justice Department to Publish 2257 Revisions This Week

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Cezar Capone to Distribute Platinum Media Content

Cezar Capone has inked Maine-based Platinum Media, which specializes in amateur content, to a one-year distribution deal.

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