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  • Porn's CamGirls: Low Profile, Big Money Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 10:44 AM ET

    The highest earners of porn today are CamGirl models who make money by stripping in front of a computer webcam.

  • Adult Toys are All the Buzz at Wal-Mart and CVS Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 12:35 PM ET
    People receive a free vibrator sex toy which was being distributed by the Trojan condom company from their 'Pleasure Carts' on August 9, 2012 in New York City.

    Toys are a growth segment in the adult industry, with sales topping $15 billion, primarily because of the rise of high-end toys, which couples see as an investment in their love life.

  • Porn on the Precipice Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 5:36 PM ET

    Porn had a tough year--everything from rampant piracy to a mandatory condom rule. But don't give up on this plot line just yet: The 2013 outlook is looking good.

  • The Dirty Dozen 2013 – Porn's Most Popular Stars Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    While the old guard is certainly not stepping out of the spotlight, there are a lot of up-and-comers eager to take their place.

  • The Porn Industry's Power Brokers 2013 Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 5:40 PM ET
    Steven Hirsch

    In the porn industry, the people pulling the strings remain behind the scenes. Here are the power brokers in the world of porn.

  • Will Porn Become a Mainstream Business? Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 12:45 PM ET
    Hustler clothing line.

    As the porn film business continues to see revenues decline, more and more adult companies have begun expanding into new fields of business. And business has been good.

  • Porn's New Market: Women Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 12:10 PM ET

    Women loved books like 50 Shades of Grey and films like Magic Mike. And the porn industry welcomed them.

  • Condoms in Porn? Just Another Day at Wicked Pictures Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 12:45 PM ET
    Jessica Drake

    Since the late 1990s, Wicked Pictures has used condoms in its films, yet it's still one of the biggest filmmakers in the industry.

Porn Convention 2012

  • While there are a few adult entertainment companies that are publicly traded, most are firmly closed to civilians, the industry’s term for outsiders. But one company, Pleasure Dynasty, is opening the filmmaking process.

  • As the porn industry gathers for its annual convention, there's a lot at stake. Online piracy continues to nip at the earnings of studios, and new legislation could dramatically impact how companies do business.

  • The L.A. City Council voted to make condom use mandatory in adult films. And adult studios are already planning how to minimize the effects of that law.

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