J.K. Rowling is to give a reading from her fifth "Harry Potter" book at London's Royal Albert Hall that will go out live on the Internet in what is expected to be the biggest Web event of its kind.
MGM shipped its largest ever initial retail order of DVDs and videos for Tuesday's North American release of "Die Another Day."
The Recording Industry Assn. of America has cut a deal to set the royalty rates for non-commercial Internet broadcasters under the Small Webcaster Settlement Act, which ensured that small Webcasters…
AOL Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes hailed the conglom's recent pact with Microsoft as a strong step toward combating the digital piracy that's already stomping all over the music biz and lying in wait for…
Subscription-based DVD distrib Film Movement has picked up U.S. rights to "Long Life Happiness and Prosperity."
A federal appeals court tossed out a St. Louis County, Mo., law banning sales of violent vidgames to minors, ruling games are "analytically indistinguishable" from other kinds of entertainment…
Greg Fishbach, co-founder and longtime CEO of struggling vidgame publisher Acclaim Entertainment, has stepped down and will be replaced by Rodney Cousens.
LucasArts will turn part of it its official "Star Wars" Web site into a for-pay operation beginning next week, part of a revamp of the site just as shooting begins on the latest sequel in the sci-fi…
Cellphone maker Nokia has dialed up a deal with Warner Music Intl. to let owners of its phones download music from top Warner artists such as Madonna.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that 20th Century Fox could not use trademark law to bar a third party from distributing videos incorporating documentary footage from WWII that had fallen into the…
Less than six months after securing an option for the movie rights to Capcom's popular video game "Onimusha," Gaga Communications announced Monday that it has inked to turn another Capcom game…
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