As homevid suppliers entered their big-money season two years ago, they joyfully touted a nifty new ancillary revenue stream -- putting TV shows on discs.
In the U.S., DVD's phenomenal growth has been driven largely by the convenience factor. Not only can they be purchased through a handful of huge retail chains like Wal-Mart, DVDs are also sold…
Netflix thinks it's about to get Amazon'd, and investors are heading for the hills. Stock in the online DVD rental pioneer plunged 37% in after-hours trading Thursday after company said it will slash…
Shares of Hollywood Video shot up more than 5% Thursday after it agreed to take less cash in a buyout deal with Leonard Green & Partners, increasing the likelihood a merger will save the ailing…
Disposable DVD maker Flexplay Technologies has been quietly acquired by Atlanta-based Convex Group, a privately held company that invests in entertainment franchises.
Variety.com has launched Variety Vision, a high-quality broadband streaming initiative that will focus on everything about the business of entertainment, from the upcoming Oscar season to the ongoing…
With iPod sales booming and overall computer sales struggling, Apple's third-quarter earnings showed a dramatic shift toward music and away from Macintosh.
Declaring it "the most aggressive, ambitious and far-reaching effort to protect intellectual property and counter intellectual property theft," Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft came to Los Angeles on Tuesday…
The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling that barred recording companies from using an expedited process to force Internet service providers to reveal the names of alleged file-sharers.
Bill Gates is trying to become Mr. Hollywood. Gates came to Los Angeles on Tuesday, making a glitzy pitch to put Microsoft at the center of the growing digital entertainment universe. Speaking to a…
Internet giant Yahoo! said Tuesday its profits nearly quadrupled last quarter to $253 million, reflecting a continued boom in online advertising and a windfall from its stake in Google.
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