XM Satellite Radio has learned a lesson about hyping something too early. Last Friday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the digital radio service promoted Monday's launch of the first of…
RealNetworks plans to boost the downloadable offerings at its Real.com Web site, saying Tuesday that it has inked distribution deals with 10 game developers and publishers including And Now, Church…
Internet infrastructure company Kore has tapped Jon Bukosky veep of business development. Bukosky will help introduce Kore's digital media software and networking solutions to media and entertainment…
Ave Butensky, former prexy of the Television Bureau of Advertising, has joined the board of advisers for eMadison, whose goal is to help ad agencies buy time on national and local spots through a…
To say 2000 was a tough year for entertainment dot-coms would be an understatement. Headline-grabbing rounds of company closures, employee layoffs and the disappearance of venture capital funding…
The Motion Picture Assn. (MPA) has lured a top technology exec to head a new department focusing on protecting Hollywood's interests in the digital age.
Lions Gate Entertainment is reorganizing its home entertainment unit into three separate video labels and has appointed several execs as part of the effort. Peter Block is to become president of home…
The dramatic changes in BMG Entertainment's top executive ranks continued Monday afternoon as two high level managers at the music arm of German media conglom Bertelsmann AG ankled their posts.
After four months of negotiations, hip-hop destination sites Hookt.com and Platform.net merged on Monday. Financial terms were not disclosed.
"Malcolm in the Middle" star Frankie Muniz has agreed to voice the role of Rocky in Rumpus.com's upcoming animated pic "The Red Bison."
German post-production giant Das Werk has bolstered its visual f/x offerings by acquiring Los Angeles-based Centropolis Effects from director Roland Emmerich and producer Dean Devlin's Centropolis…