A New York federal appeals court Wednesday ruled in favor of the major film studios, ordering a Web site operator to remove a program called DeCSS, which allows hackers to crack the encryption code…
Key Capitol Hill pols trying to light a fire under the troubled digital TV transition instructed a special task force of industry leaders Wednesday to work out their problems by springtime or weather…
"Welcome to Jurassic Park, the disposable phone." In one of the most unusual cross-promotions for a video, beginning Dec. 11, Universal Studios Home Video is partnering with a cell-phone company in…
In a surprise move, Bertelsmann eCommerce Group topper Andreas Schmidt is ankling his post, as the German media giant revealed a shakeup in its digital distribution and e-commerce business Wednesday.
Despite a lawsuit by the film and television divisions of AOL Time Warner, Viacom, Disney and NBC alleging the device violates copyright laws, Sonicblue said Wednesday it will ship its new digital…
Mandy Tankenson has been upped to producer at visual f/x house CFX, formerly known as Centropolis ("Independence Day," "The Patriot," "Godzilla").
Broadband-based video-on-demand service Intertainer has upped Amy Friedlander to senior veep, business development.
Sony has opened the doors to Stage 4, a 2,400-square-foot mixing theater to be crewed by re-recording mixers Gary Bourgeois and Greg Orloff, who move over from the studio's Burt Lancaster Theater.
OpenTV has inked a lucrative deal with Japan's major cable TV operator that will enable it to develop interactive TV services for the region before rivals, including Liberate Technologies, Microsoft…
Popular British Web site Friends Reunited, which puts old schoolmates back in touch, is moving into the TV format biz.
IBM and RightsLine are announcing a deal today that knits the smaller company's licensing-management software into the computer giant's suite of Web-based business programs targeting Hollywood.