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.
The European Union Commission will create a one-stop shop licensing system for TV and radio broadcasts of music on the Internet, as well as by traditional terrestrial or cable means.
The U.S. Supreme Court will wade into the battle between rights holders and Internet entrepreneurs when it hears oral arguments Wednesday about the constitutionality of the Sonny Bono Copyright Term…
The Justice Dept. has opened an investigation into allegations that a News Corp. subsidiary hacked into rival digital TV smart cards, then distributed the code information on a Web site frequented by…