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DivX finds legal employment

DivX, a technology long associated with online movie piracy, has taken another step toward becoming a format for legal downloads and video-on-demand services. Broadway Television Network, which produces and distributes digital recordings of Broadway musicals, has launched a video-on-demand service at BroadwayOnline.com that uses the DivX video-compression technology. For $5.95, customers can purchase 5-day rentals of productions such as "Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical" and "Smokey Joe's Cafe." The rentals are available for $4.95 to BroadwayOnline.com Club members for the same period, after which the files become inaccessible. Content from the Broadway Television Network is also featured on DivX.com, a recently redesigned site from DivXNetworks. That company has a similar agreement with alternative film distributor Strand Releasing. The DivX technology allows a feature film to be transferred over a high-speed Internet connection in about 30 minutes, according to the company's Web site.

November 8, 2001

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DivX finds legal employment

DivX, a technology long associated with online movie piracy, has taken another step toward becoming a format for legal downloads and video-on-demand services. Broadway Television Network, which produces and distributes digital recordings of Broadway musicals, has launched a video-on-demand service at BroadwayOnline.com that uses the DivX video-compression technology. For $5.95, customers can purchase 5-day rentals of productions such as "Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical" and "Smokey Joe's Cafe." The rentals are available for $4.95 to BroadwayOnline.com Club members for the same period, after which the files become inaccessible. Content from the Broadway Television Network is also featured on DivX.com, a recently redesigned site from DivXNetworks. That company has a similar agreement with alternative film distributor Strand Releasing. The DivX technology allows a feature film to be transferred over a high-speed Internet connection in about 30 minutes, according to the company's Web site.

November 8, 2001

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HomeRuns nixes fee for higher orders

HomeRuns.com, an online grocer that serves the Boston and Washington, D.C., areas, changed its pricing policy to offer free service to orders placed over $125, the company said. The company has continued to refine its pricing structure. Two months ago, the Burlington, Mass.-based Web supermarket hiked service fees from $2.50 to $5.95. Webvan, the nation's largest online grocer, also raised and restructured its delivery fees this month. Five-year-old HomeRuns sent e-mails to its customers saying, "Many of you have asked us to reward customers on larger orders. We heard you."

By May 18, 2001

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Short Take: U.S. Web increases stock offering

U.S.Web announced an increase in the size of a follow-on stock offering of 5.95 million shares at the price of $22 per share. U.S. Web expects to use the net proceeds from the offering for general purposes, including working capital and acquisition-related costs.

By April 1, 1998

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Short Take: The Net a publishing alternative for book authors

Aspiring authors now can turn to the Internet to publish their books. 1stBooks will digitize an author's book and publish it on the Web for around $500. Books that are published on 1stBooks are available for download for $5.95 to $25.00, with authors receiving a royalty of 40 percent of the selling price.

November 3, 1997