Long live Napster. Or its idea, anyway. A pair of Capitol Hill lawmakers are getting ready to introduce legislation that would loosen copyright laws to help legitimate, Internet-based music services…
Webcasters went at it with the record labels Tuesday, hinting that the majors are exaggerating when they describe the recording biz as financially risky.
A warning to all network marketing gurus: You might want to triple-check before airing any more outlandish ratings claims, because the primetime promo police are watching.
E! Networks has inked deals with XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio to provide the rival services with programming beginning in September. Audio content will be made up of the cabler's…
Universal Pictures has inked a deal with Irvine, Calif.-based Cameo Technologies to provide its upcoming film trailers to computer users through a service that sends video to a Netizen's hard drive…
When Warner Bros. Records exec David Altschul testifies today at the U.S. Copyright Office on royalty rates in the digital age, he'll take some tough questions from opposing attorneys --including…
Three public advocacy groups Tuesday asked the FTC to withhold approval for High Speed Access Corp. to be named an independent Internet service provider over AOL Time Warner's high-speed cable lines.
German media group VCL Film and Medien saw a 123% boost in profits to 1.3 million euros ($1.1 million) in the first half of the year.
Spanish media and publishing giant the Prisa Group has sold its Internet service provider (ISP) Inicia to European sector leader Tiscali for Euro8.2 million ($7.1 million).
Sony and Yahoo! announced Tuesday that they have inked a multiyear pact for e-commerce, branding and promotion. The move highlights new Yahoo! CEO Terry Semel's penchant for brokering deals with…
"If you kill me, I shall become more powerful than you could ever imagine." Obi-Wan Kenobi's admonition to Darth Vader in "Star Wars" may not seem all that applicable to the record business, but the…