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And the winner of the digital music derby is … Pressplay, by a nose. The online music-subscription service has officially closed a deal to use the digital catalog of Warner Music Group, winning the…
The NBA is putting its ball in the court of RealNetworks' online subscription service RealOne SuperPass. Under the revenue-sharing deal to be announced this morning, Real will offer NBA Inside…
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Vivendi Universal's new chief operating officer, Ken Cron has helped take two companies public in the past five years. He has been CEO of VU Games for about a year and a half, after a brief stint as…
Consumers attacked videostores Tuesday to get their hands on the latest DVD installment of the Star Wars franchise, "Episode 2: Attack of the Clones."
British music major EMI has opened the floodgates on its licensing rights for digital music services, cutting deals with no fewer than nine netcos at once for a range of options that includes…
European Union culture ministers have agreed to extend the cultural diversity program to cover Internet content, raising the specter of quotas for the interactive media sector.
U.S. video retailer Blockbuster will open its first store in Norway this month.
A clever marketing gimmick for MGM's James Bond juggernaut is providing a high-profile demo for a new technology that could create markets for promotional and one-time-rental DVDs.
Netco MusicMatch has inked licensing deals to use the digital catalogs of four of the five major label groups, clearing the way for the upcoming launch of its online subscription service, Artist on…