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…
Will Netflix wind up like AOL or more like TiVo? That's the question confronting the online DVD rental pioneer as it faces rising costs, higher churn and its first serious competitor -- Blockbuster's…
When TV historians recount the biggest crimes of the decade, they'll no doubt charge NBC with infanticide for killing off "Freaks and Geeks" after less than one season. Now an exhaustive…
Martin Scorsese has broken the spirit of many a film financier. That wasn't the case in 1968. Eager to please potential distributor Joseph Brenner, the director agreed to shoot a nude love scene to…
Sony is taking a DVD gamble with its biggest movie of the year.
SBC Communications and EchoStar are collaborating on a set-top box that will allow consumers to download and store movies from the Internet, as well as receive satellite TV, the companies said…
Napster and U.K. rock music commercial station Virgin Radio are launching the country's first online music chart on national radio Aug. 29.
P2P is A-OK. A federal appeals court dealt a major blow to the film and music industries Thursday, ruling that operating a peer-to-peer file sharing network that's used primarily for illegal piracy…
Once little more than an algorithm built by two Stanford grad students, Google is set to make its debut on the public markets today as a major media player.
Just as the cable industry is losing out to satellite companies for TV subscribers, the biz is facing tougher competition from broadband Internet as well.
Entertainment technology and media services firm Deluxe has acquired DVD production services company Softitler.