MySpace to tackle gaming next

MySpace announces that it will create a gaming destination, through a pact with Oberon Media, which the Wall Street Journal calls "a closely held company that distributes games to a variety of high-profile online partners."

Today's developing story: MySpace announces that it will create a gaming destination, through a pact with Oberon Media, which the Wall Street Journal calls “a closely held company that distributes games to a variety of high-profile online partners.”

WSJ reports the games featured in this portal will be free “casual games,” such as Bejeweled. Could branded games follow? Reuters reports that MySpace Games will launch in 2008.

Radiohead, fresh from its innovative album prerelease, whereby the British band offered the digital version of its new album, In Rainbows, at whatever price fans wished to pay, is planning to release the proper CD through an independent system, according to the New York Times.

“Under the proposed deal, Radiohead would license the album, “In Rainbows,” for a specified period of time but retain ownership of the recording.”

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Gawker cavils with real coverage of fake (or, perhaps, semi-serious) Stephen Colbert presidential run

Apple posts fourth consecutive record quarter; profits up 67%

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