Daily Links- June 6, 2012

Each day we post links to our favorite news items related to the digital distribution trade, as well as a few tidbits about the assets being distributed.  We categorize them accordingly.  This is… Pushing Content:

Pushing

  • Sony revealed a new line of products and services at this year’s E3 conference including the Wonderbook.  Which, it turns out, looks a lot more mundane than what was presented in the promo video.  Some critics left feeling underwhelmed by Sony’s offerings.
  • Digital music sales are now outpacing physical music sales in the UK.
  • A scientific view into the minds of internet trolls.
  • The Kindle Fire has experienced a sharp drop in sales and is scoring the comparative lowest on tablet device satisfaction surveys.  Perhaps the Kindle Fire is the fruitcake of tablets after all.
  • Netflix invests in an in-house Content Delivery Network (CDN).

Content

  • Break out the popcorn!  The Nicki Minaj vs. Hot 97 battle continues.
  • In celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, The Telegraph published a nice roundup of how technology has changed in the past 60 years.
  • Is Diablo 3, despite record-breaking initial sales figures, less addictive than Diablo 2?  Pretty well laid out argument here.