Portugal's biggest telco, Portugal Telecom (PT), has bought up the country's largest film company, Lusomundo. With the purchase, PT completes its move into Portugal's film sector, and Luis Silva, the…
If money talks, then Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Al Waleed bin Talal said a lot Thursday as he predicted who would survive the ongoing dot-com shakeout.
Warner Bros. Technical Operations has tapped Alan Bell senior veep of technology. He will lead a team at the studio that will oversee the development and integration of new technologies, including…
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), which administers performance royalties for songwriters, said Thursday it remained ready and willing to issue a license for…
Universal Pictures and Hypnotic.com are hosting an online casting call for "American Pie 2."
The Beatles are going here, there and everywhere online by bowing an official Web site, appropriately called TheBeatles.com, on Nov. 13. Paul, George, Ringo and Yoko have all contributed to the site…
Universal Music Group has pacted with Canal Plus U.S. Technologies to roll out, by the end of the year, an interactive television initiative that focuses on music.
Netcaster iFilm.com has tapped former Sony Pictures Entertainment exec Don Meek as senior veepee for sales.
Streaming media company OnAir Streaming Networks tapped two attorneys to executive posts with the Netco.
Ibero American Media Partners, a joint venture backed by Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and Venezuelan conglom Cisneros, is acquiring struggling Latino portal El Sitio and will create a new-media company…
Leading online retailer Amazon.com entered the Asian market with a splash Wednesday as it started business in Japan, the world's second-largest book market. The new site, called Amazon.co.jp, marks…