The Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has presented its first online music report, arguing the music industry is actually winning its fight against online piracy.
Chinese broadcasters' plans to go digital have suffered a setback, as new figures show digital cable ended 2003 with just 201,000 subscribers, way behind the 1 million target.
Liberty Media Intl. has abruptly ousted the CEO of Pramer, its Argentina-based pay TV programmer and distributor, amid rumors of unsound business practices.
Netflix is going global. The online DVD rental company said Wednesday that it will begin offering its service in Canada and the U.K. in 2005, or possibly late 2004, as a first step toward a broad…
In a sign of how important videogames are becoming to the music industry for promoting new artists, publisher Electronic Arts is teaming up with Sony Music to launch the soundtrack for EA's new "NFL…
FoxNews.com and Microsoft's MSN portal have both launched new streaming video services on their Web sites.
In the wake of CNET Networks' acquisition of MP3.com from Vivendi Universal, indie music fans have been buzzing about what will happen to the 1.5 million-song library accumulated by the Web site over…
Online movie-ticketing company Fandango has gained direct access to the Web's biggest destination for filmgoers, signing a deal with Yahoo! to sell tickets directly to users of the Yahoo! Movies site.
Mark Cuban's HDNet has added another cable distribution platform, this time with Adelphia Communications. Cabler, which is trying to emerge from bankruptcy protection, has agreed to carry HDNet and…
A new document released by EU executive arm the European Commission paints a positive future for wide-screen and high-definition TV (HDTV) in Europe.
Danish media giant Egmont has acquired what it is calling a substantial, but undisclosed, stake in Pinkfloor, the local company behind online game "PowerBabe" that has become a hit sensation among…