A Wide 'Net
Is the $9.4 billion vidgame business ready to go mass market? Electronic Arts aims to find out with "The Sims Online," the wired version of the biggest PC vidgame franchise of all time.
A vidgame title created for the U.S. Army has already attracted more than 1 million registered users, with more than three-fifths of them finishing the game's "basic training" segment.
Wireless gamemaker Sorrent will find out if the cash is out there as well as the truth: It has signed a publishing deal with Fox Licensing to make titles based on "The X-Files."
Three companies said they have developed a way to send near-CD-quality sound over slower wireless connections in a way that consumes relatively little power.
A series of just released studies show Internet use continues to climb, wireless networks are poised to explode.
Federal Communications Commission topper Michael Powell wowed telecom lawyers -- and even reporters -- last week with a spoof of the Christmas perennial "It's a Wonderful Life."
A Wide 'Net
Fox Home Entertainment is planning an aggressive rollout of TV-on-DVD releases for the first half of 2003, setting launch dates for first season collections of five primetime skeins.
The special edition of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and a sequel to "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" dominate this year's DVD Premiere Awards nominees. "Rings" drew six mentions…
Hollywood's majors have decided it's time to put the CleanFlicks genie back in the bottle. The studios have filed copyright and trademark infringement claims against CleanFlicks and 14 other…