Label-backed music subscription service MusicNet has tapped MTV alumna Ellie Hirschhorn as executive vice president and general manager.
While zealots have been touting video on demand for two decades, online DVD rental firm Netflix has found success delivering movies via a very old system: the U.S. post office. And one big…
How do you get people to pay for something they can get for free? Hello, bottled water. And if two young companies have their way, hello, satellite radio, too.
Barry Diller's e-commerce and home shopping company USA Interactive announced Thursday that it had agreed to terms to buy out one of its three publicly traded online retail companies in an all-stock…
Digital TV specialist Liberate Technologies is partnering with Signatures Network to create an on-demand service providing concerts, musicvideos, backstage footage and other vid programming featuring…
In a spirited debate worth billions of dollars to the entertainment biz, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed disinclined to scrap a 1998 law extending the life of copyrights by 20 years -- a…
Yahoo reported improved quarterly financial numbers, with net income for the third quarter hitting $28.9 million, compared to a net loss of $24.1 million last year. Revenues of $249 million were up…
A skeptical report from Merrill Lynch didn't stop AOL Time Warner stock from nudging up 7¢ Wednesday, to close at $10.74.
Listen.com has secured a major distribution channel for its music-subscription service Rhapsody, cutting a deal with high-speed Internet provider Verizon Online DSL.
A compromise on royalty rates forged between record labels and Webcasters has been written into legislation and was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives.