Internet teen venture Alloy Online has acquired Cass Communications, which operates newspapers that cater to teens and young adults, for about $33.5 million in cash and stock.
Kevin Bachus, one of the creators of Microsoft's flagship vidgame console Xbox, has joined online gaming venture WildTangent as senior director of marketing.
It seems fitting that the Internet's most pirated movie in June was "Snatch." According to New York-based digital copyright enforcement company MediaForce, more than 1 million pics were pirated…
Pressplay, the nascent online music distribution company formed by major labels Universal and Sony, is close to an agreement to offer its subscription-based music services on the music portal of…
SAGActivist.com, a Web site opposed to former Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur, will be asked to change its name because it is violating the guild's copyright by using "SAG" in its site name.
Further blurring the line between videogames and movies, a special DVD edition of "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within," being created specifically for the PlayStation 2, will allow viewers to…
Chris Hill has been upped to veep, business development, for Showtime Networks' Digital Media Group, while Julia Veale has been promoted to veep, business development, at the division.
Digital rights management firm Lockstream has bowed new software, VideoLock, to tag digital video content with unique user information to thwart illegal distribution of the video both on- and offline.
The Walt Disney Internet Group has inked a deal with Jabber.com to license the company's instant messaging software, content delivery, alert and multi-user gaming capabilities across its Web sites…
Kidvid outfit Entertainment Rights has set up a homevideo division, Right Entertainment.