A congressional measure that would have put off for six months the establishment of a royalty rate for music on the Web died a quick, quiet death Tuesday, after Webcasters and record labels moved to…
Napster's unsecured creditors and a clutch of music publishing companies have filed suit against the Netco's erstwhile benefactor Bertelsmann, alleging the German conglom misrepresented its…
Battered file-swapping pioneer Napster has signed a nonbinding letter of intent to sell substantially all of its assets to an as-yet-unnamed party in a move that should help the Netco skirt a Chapter…
Responding to recently conducted research suggesting that 6.8 million of its users have purchased DVDs, Internet portal giant Yahoo! will launch a significantly expanded DVD Web destination Tuesday.
It's been five years since Ultima Online, the first massively multiplayer online game, arrived and began shifting the vidgame business from something like a book publisher to something like a cable…
Interactive TV technology company OpenTV said Thursday that it plans to acquire two of its rivals: ACTV, for $92.3 million in stock, and Wink Communications, for $101 million in cash.
Indie Webcasters, chafing under what they say are prohibitively high royalty rates, may get an 11th-hour reprieve from Washington, thanks to a bill from House Judiciary Committee chairman F. James…
The record biz has signed on a new ally in its ongoing war against digital music piracy: Madison Avenue.
The glare of the spotlight could increase on AOL Time Warner as three former executives of besieged Web shop Homestore.com agreed to aid federal investigators in their probe of the online retailer…
Online ticket seller Fandango.com named Walter Williams its chief technology officer, prexy-CEO Art Levitt announced.
Vidgame-oriented cable channel G4 has signed a strategic marketing deal with Electronics Boutique Holdings Corp., one of the biggest specialty retailers in the videogame business.