Yahoo! ramped up its growing rivalry with Google over Internet search business on Monday, announcing the $1.63 billion acquisition of Overture Services.
U.K. kidvidder Entertainment Rights announced Monday it has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Warner's Rhino Home Video for the North American video and DVD rights to Hasbro's animated…
The U.S. majors have won their first court case in Australia against a video retailer who was selling DVDs imported from the United States.
Screenwriter Oren Moverman will make his directing debut on the dark comedy "Cordless," which represents the first step into hands-on film production for Gotham-based online content company Nerve.com…
Video is saving the film biz. While box office was down 4.6% in the first half of 2003, consumer spending on the purchase and rental of DVDs alone climbed a staggering 61.8%. Overall revenue reached…
NEC will launch a prototype next-generation cell phone that's capable of receiving digital terrestrial broadcasting in three major metro areas in late December.
AOL Time Warner has no specific plans or timeline to launch a service that would sell film downloads. The company is working on a possible joint effort with online DVD rental outfit Netflix…
Warner is readying "The Matrix Reloaded" for a DVD release on Oct. 14 -- just three weeks before the third and final chapter in the trilogy, "The Matrix Revolutions," is released in theaters.
EMI's pioneering new-media guru Jay Samit has parted ways with the company after four years at his post in a move said to presage other structural changes within the British music major's…
A federal judge has blocked enforcement of a new Washington state law that would ban the sale to minors of vidgames depicting violence against law enforcement officers.
As if impoverished filmmakers struggling to get noticed didn't have enough to contend with. Interpol has issued a computer crime warning concerning a Web site billing itself as the Film Festivals…