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Pete Steege
Posted By: Pete Steege

Media on demand uses one third the energy of mailed discs

Electronic software distribution is not the panacea some software retailers may have hoped it would be, partly because customers still want a physical copy of what they purchase. But traditional “mail the disc” methods of distribution are, well, old-fashioned. Software retailers need another alternative. Continue reading »

Pete Steege
Posted By: Pete Steege

Publishers: get your head out of the clouds

A new report from Parks Associates says consumer interest in cloud-based services isn’t keeping pace with the digital content industry’s rapid investment in them.

Is the industry investing in a dead end?

Is this a cloud bubble waiting to pop? Continue reading »