Turner‘s broadband network GameTap is introducing enhanced features, including day-and-date subscription play. "Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Anniversary" will be made available at GameTap.com‘s new digital retail store the same day it hits US retail shelves. GameTap also is launching a free, ad-supported section May 31 featuring more than 30 free games. — Google and Viacom continued their tit-for-tat this week with the search engine giant calling Viacom’s copyright infringement suit against its YouTube a threat to "the way hundreds of millions of people legitimately exchange information, news, entertainment and political and artistic expression." In court filings this week, Google demanded a jury trial to defend itself against Viacom’s claims. — Internet TV service Joost commercially launched Tues. Ads from the more than 30 blue-chips brands have started appearing on the platform. Joost is showing content from Turner, including Adult Swim and CNN programming. Programming from Hasbro, NHL, Sports Illustrated and Sony Pictures will be available later this month.

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