U.K. media group Pearson will buy a 34.4% stake in online financial news provider MarketWatch.com from Data Broadcasting, solidifying its relationship with the online company. Pearson, which owns the…
The Thai film industry has set up a fund of 3 million bahts ($71.4 million) to crack down on widespread copyright violations.
While Hollywood was clearly hoping for a bigger stocking stuffer -- the videogame biz is now reckoned to close out the year slightly down from last year's $7.4 billion haul -- the majors are…
Joining in the chorus of continued protest, Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) has urged the FCC to impose a number of additional conditions before signing off on the merger of AOL and Time Warner.
The videogame industry won't be as big of a winner as it expected to be this year. A new study released by research firm NPD Group has reversed its projections for the industry in 2000, saying that…
Director Hironobu Sakaguchi plans to begin production on a second film based on the videogame franchise "Final Fantasy" immediately upon completion of "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within" next year…
Even the United Nations has gone potty over Harry Potter, and Time Warner is loving it.
XM Satellite Radio will unveil its line of retail radios at next month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Ramping up for battle, National Assn. of Broadcasters prexy-CEO Edward Fritts has written a letter to Motion Picture Assn. of America prexy Jack Valenti warning that it would be a betrayal of the…
Cable nemesis DirecTV has became an even greater threat by jumping into the high-speed Internet access and broadband services market.
Bruised but not (yet) beaten Internet music company MP3.com said Thursday it has inked an audio/video marketing deal with Warner Music Group.