Leaders from the electronics industry Tuesday delivered to Congress a new, more tech-friendly version of legislation for the Induce Act, which would outlaw peer-to-peer applications.
Kabel Deutschland (KDG) execs said Tuesday they would make concessions to save their $3.3 billion bid for three cablers, giving it a virtual monopoly, just 24 hours after antitrust watchdogs…
Adelphia Communications called: It wants its money back. The bankrupt cabler made a formal attempt to call in the more than $3.2 billion in debts racked up by the Rigas family between 1998 and the…
TVA Group and Sun Media Corp., subsids of media giant Quebecor Media, are the surprise buyers of struggling TV channel Toronto 1, for C$46 million ($35 million.)
Total ad spending grew 9.1% for the first half of the year to $67.6 billion, led by Internet, cable, syndication and national newspapers, according to Gotham-based consultants TNS Media…
The British online DVD rental market is consolidating to fight Blockbuster, which bowed on the Net locally in May, and Netflix, due in October.
Who wants to ask AOL? That's the question contestants on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" will start asking this fall as the syndie game show adds a new interactive element.
Viacom is looking to get into the vidgame biz. In an SEC filing Friday, Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, who owns a majority of shares in Midway Amusements and is looking to take the company private…
The DVD release of the live hockey brawl event "Battle of the Hockey Gladiators" was postponed Friday after police in Winnipeg, Manitoba, threatened to throw everyone involved in the clink.
Like most marketing consultants in Hollywood, New Wave Entertainment has had to remain quiet about the work it's done for the studios.
The Aug. 19 federal Appeals Court ruling in favor of peer-to-peer companies may put an end to the debate over the right of P2Ps to exist, but it's just the latest chapter in a nearly 100-year-long…