Content Commerce

Macrovision Corporation, a company that provides distribution, commerce, and consumption solutions for software, entertainment, and information content, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire All Media Guide Holdings, Inc. ("AMG").

Posted Nov 09, 2007

RoyaltyShare, a provider of digital royalty and content management solutions to the entertainment industry, announced $4M of additional Series B financing from Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) and Trident Capital.

Posted Oct 23, 2007

RoyaltyShare, a provider of digital royalty and content management solutions to the entertainment industry, announced it has expanded its service.

Posted Sep 21, 2007

It wasn’t all that long ago that, if you wanted to purchase an item online, you needed at least a credit card or a checking account to complete the transaction. Not so any longer. With the latest online payment solution developed by BSG Clearing Solutions, dubbed Bill2Phone, all you’ll need is a telephone. Or, more accurately, a telephone bill.

Posted Aug 24, 2007

A new Pay Per Article service offered by NRC-CISTI, the Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, allows any researcher to search a database of more than 11 million articles and pay by credit card to view and print those selected without requiring registration.

Posted Aug 07, 2007

EBSCO has announced its enhancements to the EBSCONET Subscription Management System, a multi-lingual web-based management tool.

Posted Jun 26, 2007

Voxant, the Viral Syndication Network (VSN), has announced a new viral payment program that can earn websites and blogs up to $4 CPM for publishing content from VSN's online news site, TheNewsRoom.

Posted Jun 01, 2007

Entriq, a company that enables content providers to leverage new media distribution, and ProGames Network, an online gaming channel, have jointly announced a fully integrated broadband-to-mobile commerce solution.

Posted Mar 30, 2007

Digital infrastructure provider VeriSign has announced the first North America Mobile Messaging Index, a quarterly report that will provide statistics detailing the growth and user trends pertaining to all categories of mobile messaging in North America.

Posted Mar 30, 2007

Javien Digital Payment Solutions has partnered with eBIZ.mobility Ltd. to integrate with its OneTouch Online Purchasing solution.

Posted Feb 06, 2007

Bitpass, an online micropayments firm backed by Disney’s venture arm and Guy Kawasaki, has announced it will close.

Posted Jan 23, 2007

The Zug-based (CH) FIRSTGATE Holding AG, owner of ClickandBuy, a European digital payments platform and epayments system, has received funding from Intel Capital.

Posted Jan 23, 2007

According to a study by Telephia, a provider of syndicated consumer research to the telecom and mobile media markets, there are 23.5 million mobile subscribers in the U.S. who have phones with integrated music players.

Posted Jan 12, 2007

Volantis, a supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation solutions for the Mobile Information Age, has launched Volantis Content Services.

Posted Jan 12, 2007

ClickandBuy, an online payment service for web-based and mobile content, has announced its latest product update ClickandBuy Version 2.0.

Posted Dec 12, 2006

Emojo has launched the Affino NX eBusiness Suite, an integrated online business solution.

Posted Dec 05, 2006

Volantis, a supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation solutions, has delivered its latest version of its Mobile Content Storefront to customers.

Posted Dec 01, 2006

Perilous as it may seem, I will once again mark the EC100 issue with a look ahead to next year’s emerging revenue models, which we may well be calling old hat this time next year.

Posted Nov 15, 2006

Bango has launched a safe subscription service that gives mobile users worldwide another way to pay for content from ringtones and videos to news and blogs, on a daily, weekly, monthly, or annual basis.

Posted Nov 07, 2006

Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Inc., and Gold Mobile have partnered to provide a mcommerce solution for companies planning to capture a share of the mobile content sales market.

Posted Sep 15, 2006

If you’re reading EContent, no one needs to tell you what an important medium the internet has become for delivering content and reaching consumers across the world. But, according to a June 2006 study conducted on behalf of the Online Publishers Association (OPA) by the Center for Media Design at Ball State University, advertising dollars aren’t keeping up with skyrocketing consumer web demand.

Posted Aug 28, 2006

Dialogue Communications has launched its Payforit solution for mobile payments on the Vodafone and Orange networks.

Posted Aug 25, 2006

Javien Digital Payment Solutions, Inc., has announced DPS V8.0 of its ecommerce technology.

Posted Aug 18, 2006

RoyaltyShare, a provider of digital royalty solutions to the entertainment industry, has announced its formal company launch with a suite of web-based services that provide management of both mechanical and artist royalties.

Posted Aug 04, 2006

ITtoolbox, an online community enabling professional IT knowledge sharing, has announced the launch of ITtoolbox Demographic Targeting, an addition to the lineup of targeting tools, including contextual matching and geographic targeting.

Posted Jul 14, 2006