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Good Morning, it’s Wednesday, September 26, 2007 and this is your first early morning digital briefing.
Amazon.com launched its digital music store with nearly 2.3 million DRM-free tracks priced to undercut Apple’s iTunes store. Single MP3 songs go for 89–99 cents each while albums are priced at $5.99–$9.99 (compared to $1.29 each/$9.99 per album for Apple’s unprotected songs.) So far Universal Music and EMI are the only majors supplying the store, along with thousands of indie labels representing 180,000 different artists. Like Apple, the site asks users to download a client application to manage the content. But once downloaded, the tracks are automatically transferred to the users’ iTunes collection. The system also enables uploads to an iPod, Zune Player, BlackBerry or any other device that plays MP3s.
NBC primetime shows will be made available for free on-demand for Cox digital cable subscribers with fast forward-disabled ads. Dramas Friday Night Lights and Las Vegas, comedy 30 Rock and new shows Life and Bionic Women will be offered to customers in Orange County and Palos Verdes, CA on a trial basis.
AETN International is launching a broadband video player for online distribution of History Channel, Biography Channel and Crime & Investigation Network content overseas. The player, which debuted in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on Sept. 20, offers a mix of free short form and paid long-form German-language content including Modern Marvels, Biography and Gene Simmons Family Jewels. Additional players for Europe, Asia and Latin America are planned for later this year or early next.
In more Seattle-based digital music news, Starbucks in giving away 50 million iTunes songs in the U.S. between October 2 and November 7 to promote its new Wi-Fi music store debuting next month at select Starbucks coffee shops.
Meanwhile two digital music competitors are officially closing their doors for good. Online retailer AnywhereCD is holding a going out of business sale blowing out every MP3-based album in stock for $7. The site, which had only Warner Music as a supplier, offered DRM-free tracks only to those customers who also bought the CD of the same album. Meanwhile Virgin Digital stopped selling new songs and is going away for good on October 19. U.S. users have the option to transfer Virgin credits to Napster.
Friendster has released a Chinese-language version of its social network, integrating it with the English-language URL to make it easy for English and Chinese speakers to interact with one another. More than 35 million of Friendster’s 50 million unique users are based in China, according to comScore.
Kaiser Permanente is launching an online game that teaches kids to eat healthier foods, be more active and manage how much time they spend in front of the computer and television. Scholastic Inc. is distributing the game and supplementary learning materials on September 28 to more than 5,000 public schools across the country.
Wizzard Media launched a channel on Veoh.com featuring a selection of its most popular video podcasts including The Quincy Jones Show, and Tiki Bar TV.
Burt Reynolds will select the most creative video submitted in a DIY Network-sponsored contest on Heavy.com, demonstrating why they deserve to win the fully-restored Trans Am Burt drove in Smokey and the Bandit. The contest was launched to promote DIY’s Celebrity Rides series premiering Friday, Oct. 19 at 10 pm ET.
Look for this one on a Law & Order episode in the coming weeks. New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo subpoenaed Facebook after setting up a sting operation testing to see how the site responds to sexual predators. Investigators set up profiles purporting to be 12-14 year old kids, and within a week they were contacted by predatory older users. In several instances, Facebook ignored written complaints to look into the matter, according to Cuomo’s office.
TV Guide Broadband signed a new distribution agreement with Comcast.net to distribute its online video programming service, featuring entertainment news, recommendations, interviews and coverage of events. TV Guide Broadband has also signed three new national advertising partners.
Weather Channel Interactive acquired lakerentals.com & coastrentals.com, online vacation rental websites specializing in lake and coastal properties. This acquisition also includes the purchase of seven other vacation-related internet domain names.
EchoStar and Sling Media announced they are exploring splitting up into two separate publicly-traded companies. One would run the Dish Network business, the other would focus on technology and infrastructure.
DoubleClick is launching a mobile ad placement and management system that will integrate with DART for Publishers, providing metrics and yield optimization data for cell phone-focused campaigns.
Behavioral targeting network NebuAd raised a series B round of funding bringing total investment in the company to over $30 million. NebuAd partners with internet ISPs to dynamically match consumer interests with relevant ads.
Green-focused online media company SustainLane introduced the SustainLane Green Ad Network, aggregating 28 publishers with a combined reach of 36 million page views per month. The Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability segment network is powered by Adify’s Build Your Own Network platform.
The mobile ad market will grow from $33.2 million to $1.4 billion by 2012, according to a new forecast released by The Kelsey Group. The growth will be driven by innovation and investment in mobile platforms as paid search plateaus as an ad format. The projections are also based on assumptions that the number of mobile internet users will grow from 37.9 million in 2007 to 91.7 million in 2012, thanks to network upgrades and the introduction of cheaper smart phones into the marketplace.
New series and seasons (full eps only) released online since 18 September 2007:
”America’s Next Top Model” (CW; iTunes): current season (9)
”Avatar: The Last Airbender” (Nick; iTunes): current season (3)
”Back to You” (Fox; iTunes, Unbox): current season (1)
”Breed: All About It” (Animal Planet; iTunes): volume 2
”Gossip Girl” (CW; iTunes, Unbox): current season (1)
”How I Met Your Mother” (CBS; Unbox): season 1, 2 & current (3)
”Just Jordan” (Nick; iTunes): current season (2)
”Kid Nation” (CBS; iTunes, Unbox): current season (1)
”Kitchen Nightmares” (Fox; iTunes, Unbox): current season (1)
”Landscape Solutions” (HGTV; Unbox): seasons 3 & 4
”Life of Ryan” (MTV; iTunes, Unbox): current season (1)
”MAD TV” (Fox; iTunes): current season (13)
”Metalocalypse” (adult swim; iTunes): current season (2)
”Penn & Teller: Bullshit!” (Showtime; Movielink, Unbox): season 5
”Rules of Engagement” (CBS; Unbox): current season (2)
”Shark” (CBS; Unbox): season 1 and current (2)
”Shark” (CBS; iTunes): current season (2)
”Survivor” (CBS; iTunes, Unbox): current season (15)
”’Til Death” (Fox; iTunes, Unbox): current season (2)
”Ty Murray’s Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge” (CMT; iTunes, Unbox): season 1
”Unfabulous” (Nick; iTunes): current season (3)
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JOB OPENING: MGR.STRAT&BUS OPS (AFFILIATE)-/MTV Networks, NY NY: Xclnt Research & Quant Skills/Bkrnd in Strategic Plng, Biz Dev or Consult/Fin. Modeling/Creating Sales Pres./Mg. Direct Rpts./apply on-line www.mtvncareers.com EOE/M/F/D/AAP (10/3)
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FALL INTERNSHIP CREDITS ONLY: Children’s book publisher Scholastic Inc./NYC is looking for fall 2007 and/or spring 2008 PUBLICITY DEPARTMENT INTERNS. Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. (9/27)
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