Microsoft launches browser-based games store

Microsoft's planning to relaunch Games for Windows Marketplace next month, adding non-Live games and allowing gamers to download products directly from their browser.

Second Life to become browser-based as Linden restructures

Second Life creator Linden Lab is making some big changes, announcing plans to make its virtual world browser-based - and laying off 30 percent of its staff.

Google plans summer opening for e-book store

Google could start selling digital books as early as June or July, through a service called Google Editions.