Internet rebroadcaster JumpTV has withdrawn from a hearing with the Copyright Board Canada, scheduled for December, in which it planned to argue it is in the same copyright regulatory category as…
IBeam Broadcasting, a provider of Internet streaming services, filed for bankruptcy Thursday and signed a deal for broadband provider Williams Communications Group to acquire nearly all of its assets…
Scott Ross, chairman and CEO of f/x studio Digital Domain, has joined the board of directors of Cameo Technologies, a subsid of hard drive maker Western Digital.
Guy Vardaman has been upped to veep of production at Warner Bros. Online.
Yahoo! posted a net loss of $24.1 million for the third quarter compared with a net profit of $47.7 million last year, taking a significant blow from the slow advertising market that provides a…
Disney's DVD release of the studio's first animated feature, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," sold a record 1 million copies in its first 24 hours of release.
Napster may be under the thumb of the California District Court, but that doesn't appear to have dampened Netizens' appetites for swapping music and other media files, according to new data released…
With concerns over the digital TV transition at a heightened state, Capitol Hill pols have summoned key parties -- including the National Assn. of Broadcasters and the Motion Picture Assn. of America…
TV entertainment news personality Sam Rubin will host the 2001 Video Premiere Awards presented by Variety sister publication Video Business on Oct. 23 at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood.
The Mummy returned with a vengeance as consumers spent a record $90 million on purchase and rental of VHS and DVD versions of the movie in its opening week. That's a 33% bigger opening on video than…