Producers and retailers of counterfeit goods could face jail or heavy fines as part of the European Union crackdown on piracy unveiled Tuesday.
Avid's low-end competitor Pinnacle Systems also had big news, reporting record sales and net profits in the quarter that ended Dec. 31, thanks to growing consumer interest in capturing and editing…
Digital editing king Avid has released versions of key products compatible with Apple's Mac OS X operating system, led by a Mac-based version of its Symphony system.
Vidgame-oriented cable channel G4 has signed a carriage agreement with the National Cable TV Cooperative, which represents more than 1,000 independent cable operators and 6,500 systems with 14…
After a successful 2002, the DVD Entertainment Group trade org said it will spend 2003 pushing recordable DVDs and music on DVD with a range of con-sumer education and marketing initiatives.
The seemingly never-ending rumors of a sale of Vivendi Universal's vidgame unit kicked up a notch Friday when investment banking firm Investec issued a research note saying, as one banker put it…
Sometimes a player can't win for losing. That's the case for the vidgame industry, whose $10.3 billion in 2002 sales again outstripped domestic box office. But despite a record year, which included…
Digital-editing king Avid said it will support ways for users of Panasonic's AG-DVX100 camera to transfer video into its systems.
Microsoft released a digital tool kit that will make it easier to create piracy-defeating "second sessions" for music and other material on CDs.
The number of movies released in the nascent Digital VHS format will more than double early this year, with home entertainment units of Artisan and Universal adding a dozen mostly high-profile titles…
The battle between Silicon Valley and Hollywood went public with a fury Thursday, as leading computer congloms kicked off a campaign to paint the entertainment biz as the bad guy in wanting to…