Internet teen venture Alloy Online has acquired Cass Communications, which operates newspapers that cater to teens and young adults, for about $33.5 million in cash and stock.
Kevin Bachus, one of the creators of Microsoft's flagship vidgame console Xbox, has joined online gaming venture WildTangent as senior director of marketing.
It seems fitting that the Internet's most pirated movie in June was "Snatch." According to New York-based digital copyright enforcement company MediaForce, more than 1 million pics were pirated…
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
Chris Hill has been upped to veep, business development, for Showtime Networks' Digital Media Group, while Julia Veale has been promoted to veep, business development, at the division.
The Walt Disney Internet Group has inked a deal with Jabber.com to license the company's instant messaging software, content delivery, alert and multi-user gaming capabilities across its Web sites…
Intertainer has upped Bonnie Johnson to executive veep, media products and services.
Barry Diller's ticketing service Ticketmaster plans to lay off about 17% of the staff that runs entertainment guide CitySearch Online in the next several months as part of an effort to cut costs.
M&F Worldwide Corp., the parent of camera and lens maker Panavision, has acquired EFILM, a digital laboratory that services the film, television, commercial, musicvid and large-format entertainment…
Competing with Showbizjobs.com, entertainment industry headhunter Brad Marks Intl. has launched JobsintheBiz.com, an online job database and talent pool for human resource executives and recruiters.
Web design shop KPE has tapped Larry Wiesler as chief operating officer and Peter Klueger as global creative director. Also, Anneke Rifkin has been upped to veep of new business development.