Ringing out the old year with the ever-pressing digital TV transition, the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday granted broadcasters using TV channels 52-59 a boon as far as how and when…
In a ruling with global implications for DVD rentals, an Australian Federal Court judge has rejected Warner Home Video's attempt to position DVD as computer software, forcing retailers to rent the…
America Online has launched a beta-testing version of its online music subscription service powered by MusicNet and anticipates a full rollout by the end of the month.
It's turning into a bona fide soap opera between the two largest digital video recorder makers: TiVo on Tuesday said it has received two new patents covering fundamental DVR operations, while rival…
Although it never quite reached the $200 million mark at the box office, "Pearl Harbor" will almost certainly get there on homevideo after generating an estimated $130 million in consumer spending in…
AOL, the Seven Network and telco AAPT today unveiled a joint venture to operate the AOL service in Australia.
Bill Gates' visit to Prague to introduce his gift of free Internet access in the public schools coincided with the opening of the Czech family film "Max and Sally and the Magic Telephone." Microsoft…
Since its 1930 debut, there have probably been as many unauthorized edits of "The Blue Angel" -- originally shot in both German- and English-lingo versions -- as young actresses working to capture…
FremantleMedia will show "Endurance." Company, formerly known as Pearson Television, is developing a TV concept with "Project Greenlight" creator Alex Keledjian that Fremantle entertainment prexy…
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