The Appetizer In an interesting development in business models, Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Studios, a new venture whose goal is to enable aspiring filmmakers easier access to making their dreams come true and breaking into Hollywood.Â
The Appetizer GameStop launched their initiative to rely more on digital distribution for their revenue generation, calling it the “Store of the Future.”Â As part of this initiative, they are selling over 2,000 PC downloadable PC games, along with free trials and other content.
The Appetizer Adobe announced a new platform that will aid in one of the steady trends currently taking place in the media industry– multiplatform content distribution.Â Titled Â Air 2.5, the environment enables developers to create apps that are compatible across multiple platforms, including mobile, tablets, computers, and television.Â
The Appetizer The impact of digital publications are showing strong signs of taking over hardcover sales in the near future according to the Amazon. Â Amazon reports that the digital versions of their top 10 books have been outselling their hardcover books 2 to 1.Â
The Appetizer GameStop has expressed its interest and willingness to invest into the digital distribution spectrum instead of ignoring it, and thanks to this stance, the videogame retail chain is looking to generate close to a quarter of a billion dollars by the end of 2010 in digital related sales alone.Â