The number of individual users simultaneously swapping music files on the free peer-to-peer network Fasttrack reached 1.57 million this month -- even more than Napster could boast at the peak of its…
Broadband provider Williams Communications has received the greenlight from U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware to buy the assets of streaming media pioneer iBeam Broadcasting Corp. for $25 million in…
Tom Hershey has been upped to senior veep of operations at Sony Pictures Imageworks, giving him responsibility for console game development at the f/x studio.
Viva Media is taking a step outside of its all-music programming by acquiring Brainpool, a producer of formats for general private webs.
The way AOL Time Warner co-CEO Bob Pittman sees it, the gee-whiz home of the future will have a data port right next to the phone line that will allow the inhabitants to access any movie at any time…
Comcast will launch a videogame news and information cable net in April headed by former Disney TV and TV animation prexy Charles Hirschhorn.
In the biggest launch of a new gaming console to date, Nintendo said Thursday its new GameCube system sold more than 500,000 units in its first week in the U.S. That's 200,000 more than rival Xbox…
Director Spike Jonze, who headed Propaganda Films' commercial production division Satellite Films, has inked a deal for commercial and musicvid representation with production company MJZ.
DVD popularity and revenue growth overseas will continue to fall farther behind the U.S. until every studio starts pricing DVD movies for sale on the same day that VHS movies are released at a rental…
More than four years after forming a successful independent video production partnership, York/Maverick Entertainment is splitting up.
In a case closely tracked by the entertainment biz, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday took up the fate of a law forcing Internet site operators to make sure kids aren't looking at adult material.