Time Warner said Wednesday that it's selling AOL U.K. to British company Carphone Warehouse for about $688 million. AOL France was recently sold to Neuf Cegetel and AOL Germany to Telecom Italia.
Ending months of nervous speculation on Wall Street, Paul Allen has at last exercised a right to force DreamWorks Animation to sell millions of shares in a so-called secondary offering following the…
A day devoted to mobile television at the Mipcom TV mart on Wednesday was filled with hope, hype and even a few concrete examples of the technology's use.
NEC Electronics has started shipping chips able to handle both Blu-ray and HD DVD formats, paving the way for the production of hybrid players.
A Tokyo court has rejected Paramount Pictures' appeal of a lower court decision holding that cheap DVD knockoffs of its 1953 pic "Roman Holiday" were not a violation of copyright.
David Lynch is bringing “Inland Empire” into his fiefdom, buying the North American rights to the film from French producer Studio Canal as part of plans to distribute the pic himself. A number of…
Rachel Weisz will star in the indie adventure “The Brothers Bloom,” written and directed by Rian Johnson. “The Brothers Bloom” revolves around two brothers who are among the world’s best con artists…
Warner Bros. Pictures has bought the film rights to satirist Neal Pollack’s new memoir “Alternadad.” Book, which hits the shelves in January, recounts Pollack’s hilarious and unorthodox attempts at…
A dust-up over day-and-date availability of content on multiple platforms took center stage Tuesday at Mipcom, suggesting a ticklish balance between old media players and new-media platforms. On one…
Paramount Pictures has acquired screen rights to the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” and will develop it as a star vehicle for Julia Roberts. In the film, Gilbert plays a woman with a…