When it comes to the Internet, News Corp. just loves to shop. Conglom on Wednesday dipped into its new-media war chest to buy a stake in jobs site SimplyHired -- the first of what could be several…
Trading house Sojitsu Holding will take a 17% stake in distrib Klockworx with the aim of developing and marketing content for the international market, including live-action films and animation.
U.S. communications tech company Lucent Technologies has inked a deal with leading Spanish telco Telefonica under which Lucent will market the international rollout of Telefonica's broadband TV…
Score the first round for HD DVD. After months of jockeying between two rival camps to roll out high-def DVDs, a handful of discs from Warner and Universal in the HD DVD format hit stores Tuesday.
Shares in Yahoo! were up 6% in after-hours trading as the online media giant reported a solid quarter in line with guidance. Revenue rose a healthy 34% in the first quarter at $1.57 billion, while…
Time Warner's AOL Chinese-language Web site has started broadcasting news online supplied by Shanghai Media Group's broadband unit, the Chinese firm said Tuesday.
Former BAFTA chairman Simon Relph and media business expert Robin Miller have joined the board of Arts Alliance Media, Europe's leading provider of digital film distribution services.
The cast of "Superman Returns" is soaring onto the companion videogame. Stars Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, Parker Posey and Sam Huntington all will take part in the "Superman Returns"…
Michael Eisner is jumping into the online video space. Former Mouse House topper is taking part, along with Time Warner, in a $12.5 million financing round for start-up Veoh Networks through his new…
Sony Pictures and TDJ Enterprises, a faith-based multimedia company, have entered into a three-year production and distribution deal for theatrical releases and DVD exclusives.
Netflix is further cementing its role as a homevid distributor, hiring former Miramax and Intermedia exec Bahman Naraghi as VP and head of original content.