Video-rental giant Blockbuster lived up to its name on Wall Street Wednesday, delivering year-on-year improvement of nearly 50% in its second-quarter earnings thanks to strong demand for DVDs and…
Europe's film trade orgs have joined the music and video industries in condemning last week's European Union decision not to cut taxes on CDs, videocassettes and DVDs, and vowed to continue their…
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The trade group for the $10.3 billion vidgame business has renamed itself the Entertainment Software Assn.
Lad mag Stuff will strip off its vidgame coverage into a new publication, Stuff Gamer, slated to appear this October.
AOL Time Warner has officially sold off the DVD/CD manufacturing unit of Warner Music Group for $1.05 billion to Canadian media-hardware maker Cinram, which beat out a financial consortium led by the…
The Securities and Exchange Commission has initiated a formal investigation into accounting practices in the booming vidgame business, asking for information from at least three companies, according…
When the Internet boom collapsed, studios were left wondering whether the Web would ever become a serious advertising medium.
Online entertainment isn't partying like it's 1999 again, but observers can be pardoned for feeling some boomtime deja vu.
Drawing three lines, Paul Kocher sketches a grim picture for Hollywood: One shows fast-growing computer hard-drive capacity. Another is for ever-faster online connections.
Bertelsmann on Thursday filed an appeal in the New York Federal Court for dismissal of three legal actions brought against the company for its funding of Internet music file-swapping site Napster.