Artist groups say the new European Union copyright directive does not provide enough protection for their work in the digital environment.
The powerhouse ratings racked up by the Fox Network's telecast of the NASCAR Winston Cup race on Feb. 11 may diffuse the tensions ignited by a dispute between Fox and NASCAR over "freeloading"…
The Onion, the newspaper and Web site spiked with a satirical spin on current affairs that has found a devout fan base among media junkies, has inked a first-look deal with Miramax Films.
Taking a cue from the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court in Washington will provide a live audiocast of the much-anticipated Microsoft hearing, scheduled to begin Feb. 26. Microsoft is…
A day after homevid giant Blockbuster said it was close to signing a video-on-demand deal with Vivendi Universal, the studio announced it will also make its films available to digital cabler…
Warner Bros. ups its efforts on the Web today with a series of new Internet ventures, including the launch of its official dot com for the Harry Potter franchise (harrypotter.com).
The merger between entertainment Netcasters AtomFilms and Shockwave is well underway, with execs meeting on a daily basis and the remaining staffers from Seattle-based Atom packing boxes and moving…
In the ongoing digital video recorder wars, ReplayTV has beaten TiVo to become the first of the systems to be bundled inside a television set.
Is a sudden switch to online syndication a synonym for sudden death? Days after announcing they were switching to a syndication business model, digital music Netco Soundbreak.com closed its doors…
Digital music storage service MyPlay.com on Thursday pinkslipped 41% of the company's staff, reducing the total number of workers to 31.
Despite the political and economic turmoil racking Indonesia, three of the country's five webs are planning IPOs. Indiosar, the newest web which snatched the No. 1 spot from rival RCTI last year…