EchoStar's much-maligned bid to merge with DirecTV has won the support of the national trade association repping the Internet biz, which says the union would ensure competition against such cable…
Vidgame giant Electronic Arts reported a 50% jump in third-quarter profits Wednesday, thanks to strong sales of titles based around the release of Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's…
Fox, Universal, DreamWorks and Artisan will announce today the release of the first high-definition movies for the homevideo market -- but it won't be on DVD. Using an advanced video technology…
Jim Ramo, a primary founder and exec VP of DirecTV, has been named CEO of Moviefly, the multistudio movies-on-demand service planned for introduction in the second half of this year.
BBC Worldwide, the BBC's commercial arm, is cutting half of the staff at its Internet shopping site Beeb.com to save money.
Still trying to salvage what is left of the one-time German minimajor, cash-strapped film group Kinowelt has sold off an 8% stake in Marburg-based video-on-demand company Media(netCom) for $3 million.
Pressplay, the digital music venture owned by media giants Vivendi Universal and Sony, is expanding its reach, offering its new subscription service through VU subsid MP3.com.
Bernard Stolar has been tapped prexy and chief operating officer of vidgame publisher BAM Entertainment, which recently has focused on developing several titles based on movie and TV properties.
Film/television business software developer Creative Planet has upped prexy Kelyn Brannon-Ahn to CEO, replacing founder Allen DeBevoise, who retains the title of chairman.
Video-on-demand service Intertainer has received $15 million in funding from Thomson Consumer Electronics and Microsoft, in the fifth round of financing for the Culver City, Calif.-based company.