The bad news in homevideo: The VHS rental market is down a record 13% for the first half of 2001, compared with last year. And overall spending (for purchase and rentals) dropped 3%, to $4.1 billion…
In a landmark deal that could provide crucial momentum to the nation's foundering digital TV transition, Sony and Warner Bros. are expected today to announce a pact with the world's top electronics…
Barry Diller's USA Networks is looking to corner the market on getting people to plan their vacations through their computers and with their digital set-top boxes.
MusicMatch may have made peace with the recording industry in its portion of an ongoing, messy feud over the limits of Internet broadcasting, but the larger issue of what services Webcasters will be…
Vivendi Universal's sports marketing firm Groupe Jean-Claude Darmon has made an unexpected game play by signing with Vivendi's UMTS licensing rival Orange to broadcast soccer news on mobile phones.
Online music company FullAudio has inked a nonexclusive licensing pact with EMI Recorded Music to offer songs from the major label's artists on its forthcoming digital distribution service in the…
MusicMatch Inc. said Sunday it struck a licensing deal with the recording industry to broadcast musical performances on its Web radio service, paving the way for both parties to drop lawsuits against…
A Manhattan judge struck a blow last week on behalf of authors who've seen their creative rights trampled.
TM Systems is marketing new software that allows TV dubbing and subtitling facilities to shift the process to ordinary PCs.
Moviesystem, a French distrib of traditional video as well as video-on-demand, has inked a five-year deal with Europa and Pathe for world VOD rights to the catalogs of the two European production…
AOL Time Warner has trimmed 30 staffers in its interactive marketing group due to the tough online advertising biz.