Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the Digital Entertainment Group, the industry organization overseeing the growth of DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet. Promotion comes as the DEG is kicking…
Roku still doesn't have a deal to offer YouTube content directly -- and now the Internet set-top maker is stepping up efforts to ink distribution pacts with the site's multichannel networks…
The homevideo chiefs of five major studios gathered like superheroes on stage at the Consumer Electronics Show on Tuesday to throw their weight behind UltraViolet as Hollywood hopes increased usage…
Not all industryites are techno-friendly, but our jobs increasingly demand it. With the holidays coming and so many products on the market, it's hard to figure out what to ask for: Variety has…
Toshiba has announced that its losses from dropping the HD DVD biz will hit 110 billion yen ($1.1 billion) for the 2007 fiscal year, more than double its earlier projected loss.
Looking to get out of the way of 3-D competition, DreamWorks Animation is pushing back the release date of "How to Train Your Dragon" from November 2009 to March 2010.
The HD DVD camp is finally ready to cry uncle and cede defeat to Sony-developed Blu-ray. Toshiba is expected to formally announce its withdrawal from the HD DVD biz as early as this week, a move that…
Call it a Hail Mary pass. Toshiba hasn't let Warner's recent Blu-ray endorsement derail plans to advertise its HD-DVD players during the Super Bowl. Toshiba decided to proceed with its 30-second spot…