Faced with a spate of high-profile pullouts by major retailers, Toshiba is accelerating its exit from the HD DVD biz, ending the billion-dollar battle between high-def DVD formats that split both…
Once a quiet confab for techies and artists, the Game Developers Conference kicks off this week as a growing home for the business side of vidgames as well, with Hollywood showing increased interest.
The Federal Communications Commission is moving up its planned hearing on Internet broadband management practices by one day.
Variety, in association with Jobster, today launches the Biz (Variety.com/thebiz), the first social networking website for the entertainment business.
Apple has become a signature sponsor for "American Idol," acquiring exclusive audio and video performance download rights to the hit Fox competish.
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…
Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) will harness its huge library to telco giant Telefonica's tech know-how in a three-year exclusive digital TV pact, the pair announced Friday.
Even the beauty biz is giving HD DVD the brushoff.
While her directorial debut "Filth and Wisdom" bowed to mixed reviews at the Berlin film fest last week, Madonna isn't one to miss a trick when it comes to getting her work to the masses.
Last year, Disney's videogame unit Buena Vista Games joined the Mouse's brand-focused strategy and changed its name to Disney Interactive Studios.
Helmer Joji Matsuoka's "Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad," a mother-son relationship drama based on a memoir by illustrator Lily Franky, scooped five awards including best picture and…