Content Distribution

MPS Technologies have launched BookStore Academic, which gives academic publishers new ways to sell and package their eBook content.

Posted Aug 05, 2008

Fuze Digital Solutions, LLC, provider of enterprise-grade customer care solutions, announced that they have filed a patent application for their new technology that facilitates, motivates, and rewards people in a community for contributing content to a knowledgebase.

Posted Jun 27, 2008

EMpact Sales, the publisher representation group within the EBSCO Information Services division, has recently entered into an agreement with Akadémiai Kiadó Zrt, the Hungarian publishing house.

Posted Jun 27, 2008

Al Bawaba, a pan-Arab news portal established in 2000, has recently launched Syndigate, an electronic content syndication service for newspapers, news and photo agencies, magazines, online news sources, and blogs in any language.

Posted Jun 17, 2008

Polopoly, supplier of content management technology for media players, and Protec, software technology provider, have entered an agreement.

Posted Jun 06, 2008

Vusion, Inc. announced its formal company launch, leaving behind its stealth-mode name of Jittr Networks.

Posted May 06, 2008

The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) was awarded a grant in February from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to further develop standards for museum data exchange.

Posted May 01, 2008

Ingram Digital, an Ingram Content company, announced that Greenwood Publishing Group, a publisher of reference titles, academic and general interest books, has signed an agreement for digital asset management and distribution services.

Posted Apr 22, 2008

SirsiDynix, a provider of technology solutions for libraries, announced the release of SirsiDynix Docutek ERes 5.5.

Posted Apr 18, 2008

SAXOTECH, a software development and systems implementation company, and Pluck Corporation, a provider of social media solutions, announced the two companies have teamed up to an integrated solution that connects the flow of news and content developed by both the newsroom and readers participating in social media discussions.

Posted Apr 15, 2008 and thePlatform have announced a partnership to manage and publish video and associated advertising on the site and syndicate television-quality video content to premiere broadband partners such as AOL Video,, iTunes, and YouTube.

Posted Apr 08, 2008

Public libraries can now offer eBooks by authors such as Barack Obama, Dean Koontz, and Christopher Paolini to their patrons.

Posted Mar 28, 2008

Dear Warner Music Group Executives:

The BBC reports that 20 million people wanted to purchase tickets to the historic Led Zeppelin show held at the O2 Arena on Dec. 10, 2007. Needless to say, with only 20,000 tickets available, there were many disappointed fans who couldn’t be there when the band took the stage for the first time in 19 years.

Posted Mar 28, 2008

With a nod toward broadcasters and media companies that are looking to deliver and protect Flash video, Adobe Systems Incorporated announced on Wednesday the availability of the Adobe Flash Media Rights Management Server software.

Posted Mar 21, 2008

The 27 European Union Member States don’t just have a variety of national languages; their markets and laws are equally diverse. As the internet and mobile communication devices become ever more popular, these countries face a new conundrum: how to protect creative online content and make it available to all EU citizens. Content developers and the online industry are unable to take full advantage of the potentially huge EU market and consumers are missing out on a wide range of online content.

Posted Feb 29, 2008

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) has entered talks with universities in order to uphold copyright laws for course content in digital formats.

Posted Jan 29, 2008

Metaweb Technologies, Inc., a company creating a new infrastructure for sharing data and building applications on the web, announced that it has received a $42.5 million investment.

Posted Jan 18, 2008

CNBC and The New York Times have agreed to share content on their websites, uniting the main competitive targets of the News Corporation's new ventures, the Fox Business Network, and The Wall Street Journal.

Posted Jan 08, 2008

ProQuest now offers Corporate PressDisplay, a new product from NewspaperDirect, a provider of digital delivery of same-day newspapers and magazines from around the world.

Posted Jan 04, 2008

Viacom Inc. and Microsoft Corp. announced an alliance under which major divisions of both companies will collaborate on advertising, content distribution, event promotions and games over the next several years.

Posted Dec 28, 2007

Nuxeo, a provider of open source ECM (Enterprise Content Management) solutions, has been chosen by The Press Association (PA), the national news agency of the UK and Ireland, in an attempt to improve its digital news production process and enable journalists to distribute content online more efficiently.

Posted Nov 27, 2007

Highwinds Network Group, Inc., a global provider of content distribution solutions, announced the immediate availability of Adobe Flash Video Streaming Service, powered by Highwinds.

Posted Nov 09, 2007

Zipidee announced the public beta release of the Prosumer Generated Content (PGC) marketplace for digital goods.

Posted Oct 19, 2007

Swets announced that it recently signed agreements with seven publishers to make their journals available via SwetsWise Online Content--Swets' ejournal gateway.

Posted Oct 09, 2007

News Technologies, LLC announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent to the company.

Posted Oct 05, 2007