Magicians of an unusual sort have been surfing the Internet seas, trying to see whether "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" has been co-opted by hack-happy pirates.
Microsoft has landed its first deployment deal with a U.S. cable operator -- Charter Communications -- for its Microsoft TV service.
The DVD business is overtaking VHS rental in Japan, but the format isn't growing nearly as fast in that tech-savvy market as it has in Europe and the U.S. And home entertainment honchos have…
In the quickest turnaround of its kind, Warner Home Video will release a special DVD edition of this week's "Uprising" miniseries less than six weeks after the program debuted Sunday on NBC.
While Disney was enjoying "Monster" box office receipts for its computer-animated theatrical release, DreamWorks and Universal Studios were raking in Shrek-sized green of their own with the biggest…
The New Zealand high court Thursday confirmed franchisees' exclusive right to supply the rental home-DVD market.
Practically an unknown -- and unseen -- movie for anyone under 45, "The Ruling Class" bounds back on DVD, almost 30 years after initial release, with a physical energy and verbal verve that belies…
In a blow to Hollywood's efforts to contain the spread of a DVD hacking program, a three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal ruled Thursday that computer programs like DeCSS are "pure…
CD pirates got a surprise Halloween visit Tuesday from Motion Picture Assn. anti-piracy officials and the Royal Thai police, who raided an illegal factory outside Bangkok.
John Ryan has stepped down as CEO of homevid and software copy protection firm Macrovision Corp.