Digital media company RealNetworks nearly made it into the black last quarter as it achieved record revenue and was kept from profitability only by the costs of its ongoing antitrust lawsuit against…
There were dramatic hikes in seizures of pirated optical discs and burners in raids and investigations into video piracy in the Asia-Pacific region last year, according to a report by the Motion…
Ubisoft has signed a multipic licensing agreement with Sony Pictures to create vidgames based on its first two animated movies, "Open Season" and "Surf's Up."
Turns out Google was a bit shy about how much Hollywood content it's including in its new TV search product. Announcing Google Video on Tuesday, company disclosed only that it will include still…
The Motion Picture Assn. of America and the Recording Industry Assn. of America have emphasized support for innovations while trying to protect intellectual property rights.
Million-plus sales for two Lord of the Rings games and a new James Bond game helped drive Electronic Arts in a holiday quarter where it saw modest declines compared with last year.
Two of Japan's biggest manga companies are merging jointly owned North American reps into one company to streamline licensing activities. Still-unnamed company is being formed by the merger of…
Hollywood is about to get Googled. The Web giant and its competitor Yahoo! are launching new services that may eventually put the entire universe of TV shows and movies online and accessible via a…
Just For Variety - Good Morning and congrats Oscar nominees. We already know of one segment that will be on the show -- a tribute to Johnny Carson.
Shares in Netflix soared nearly 15% in after-hours trading as the Netco surprised Wall Street with its resilience against an aggressive threat from Blockbuster in the fourth quarter.
Delegates at Midem, Europe's biggest music industry trade fair, are being told they can look forward to significant increases in revenue -- if they can get focused.