What's in a name? Plenty if you're Internet mogul Barry Diller. Determined to distance himself from a lingering hint of entertainment aspiration, Diller is redubbing USA Interactive as…
For Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas), privacy apparently trumps piracy. The solon wants to make it far more difficult for everyone to force Internet service providers like Verizon to cough up names of…
Travis F. Smtih - A Wide 'Net
Vidgame publisher Sega will overhaul its well-regarded sports titles under a deal with ESPN that puts the Disney cable network's brand on all its sports offerings.
As Gemstar-TV Guide Intl. pledges money and support for its TV assets, its online book business is being edged out of the picture.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) was forced to backpedal Wednesday from statements he made in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in which he advocated the use of aggressive antipiracy technology -…
The much-delayed latest installment to Eidos' hugely popular "Tomb Raider" vidgame franchise could get pushed back again, possibly past Eidos' fiscal year-end June 30, keeping the blockbuster's…
MusicMatch has hired four new executives to round out its team as it expands operations in the burgeoning online music market.
Netflix has entered into a distribution agreement with documentary-feature supplier Docurama, a label of New Video, with both hoping to capitalize on the online DVD rental giant's unique ability to…
More than 200 retailers, replicators, suppliers and others in the home entertainment industry received a surprise letter this month claiming that two inventors own a patent relating to the process of…
Video retailers and vidgame publishers filed suit Friday to overturn a just-passed Washington state law that bans sales or rentals to children of vidgames depicting violence against law enforcement…