Web search giant Google is expected to announce today that it is investing in Chinese video download portal Xunlei Network Technology.
Paramount is going its own way on cell phones, pacting with Crisp Wireless to launch a digital store featuring cell-phone content available direct to consumers.
After two years of trying, Virgin is giving up on the U.S. digital music space. Richard Branson's Virgin Digital has shut down its musicstore in the States and made a deal with Napster, giving the…
Two visual effects vets top the list of 15 honorees for the Scientific and Technical Academy Awards, announced Thursday. Ray Feeney will receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, and Richard Edlund will…
Mobile phone giant NTT DoCoMo has invested $112 million in Nippon Television Network for a 3% stake. The company has purchased 760,500 NTV shares so far this year.
Shares of Netflix sank Thursday after an analyst wrote that competition from Blockbuster was pushing the online DVD rental service to step up profit-eating promotions.
In Hollywood’s rebound year at the B.O., some films certainly fell a little short. But even the year’s biggest bombs surpassed the curiously titled “Zyzzyxx Road,” whose domestic cume reached just…
Hollywood studios have approved a new technology and licensing arrangement that should remove a major obstacle consumers now face with burning movies they buy digitally over the Internet onto a DVD.
Former MTV Networks and Nickelodeon exec Herb Scannell has landed at Next New Networks, a collection of video-based community Web sites that is expected to launch this year.
DVD rentals rose 10.3% in 2006 but overall rentals dipped slightly due rapid declines by the moribund VHS format. The overall rental market hit $7.67 billion, according to Rentrak's Home Video…
Starz Home Entertainment has named Madeline Di Nonno senior VP, worldwide marketing.