Taking several pages from the country's wars on drugs and terrorism, the Justice Dept. is launching an initiative in its battle against criminal piracy in this country and abroad. And if Attorney…
Another tech startup, sure to anger those in Hollywood trying to keep a tight lid on their content, debuts this week in the form of Orb Networks. Launching at the DigitalLife conference in New York…
Rupert Murdoch's DirecTV Group and News Corp. will consolidate their satellite TV platforms across Latin America in a $579 million deal that will eliminate competition between the DirecTV and Sky…
Hollywood's taking its battle against P2P to the top. MPAA, RIAA, and National Music Publishers Assn. members Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn an August Appeals Court decision in favor…
The future of peer-to-peer fileswapping is coming into focus, and Hollywood isn't happy with what it's seeing. P2P company Grouper launched last week as the first to commercialize the Net's…
Adult-film helmer Joone made history last week, becoming the first porn director to release a movie in high-definition DVD.
Juggling several hats, Mike Baard is driving Theatrical Entertainment Services' business Down Under and, with other entities, distributing boutique films and releasing back-catalog titles on DVD.
Michael Moore's dream of getting "Fahrenheit 9/11" onto television the night before the presidential election is close to fruition. Documaker is producing a three-hour pay-per-view event that will…
Charter Communications said Thursday it would miss the revenue targets it set for itself this year as satellite competition eroded the cabler's subscriber rolls.
Midway Games may not be for sale, yet, but the Sumner Redstone-owned vidgame publisher and his media conglom Viacom are playing very nicely. Both companies confirmed that Midway CEO David Zucker will…
Fox is hoping to rake in some holiday d'oh by releasing a special "Simpsons Christmas 2" DVD on Nov. 2 and a collector's edition of "The Simpsons" fifth season on DVD Dec. 21.
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