Only 5% of Japanese consumers are tuning in to the digital broadcasting satellite (BS) programs, launched Dec. 1, according to a Nomua Research Institute survey.
Visual f/x software maker Softimage Co. has inked a strategic development pact with Microsoft to provide professional 3D art development tools for modeling and animation for the Xbox vidgame console…
Even as its original file-sharing network struggles under the weight of a court injunction, Napster has begun signing up volunteers on its Web site for a beta test of its next-generation…
Online entertainment content creator Brilliant Digital Entertainment reported a 109% boost in first-quarter net revenues to $390,000 compared with $187,000 a year earlier. It posted a net loss of…
CBS SportsLine.com said Tuesday it will revive shuttered Web site MVP.com. Despite the new backing by CBS, however, the online sports site no longer has the support of sports superstars Wayne…
Vidgame giant Electronic Arts and the William Morris Agency have pacted to create the first TV series translation of an online game. WMA will rep EA's upcoming online suspense-thriller game…
Launch Media has laid off 60 employees, 26% of its workforce, and will abandon plans for expansion in the U.K. and Japan, the online music portal revealed in its first-quarter earnings announcement.
MTV Animation has unveiled its 2001 development slate of a dozen shows, including "Hairballs," picked up from Level13.net, the Web site from "Simpsons" production company Film Roman.
Sony has inked a partnership with America Online in an effort to boost the online offerings of its PlayStation 2 vidgame console.
Indie TV producer Argos has joined forces with Telmex, Mexico's former state telephony monopoly, to launch audio-visual Internet portal zoom.tv.
U.K. telco Cable & Wireless is buying U.S. Web outfit Digital Island for $340 million.