It's been five years since Ultima Online, the first massively multiplayer online game, arrived and began shifting the vidgame business from something like a book publisher to something like a cable…
Interactive TV technology company OpenTV said Thursday that it plans to acquire two of its rivals: ACTV, for $92.3 million in stock, and Wink Communications, for $101 million in cash.
Indie Webcasters, chafing under what they say are prohibitively high royalty rates, may get an 11th-hour reprieve from Washington, thanks to a bill from House Judiciary Committee chairman F. James…
The record biz has signed on a new ally in its ongoing war against digital music piracy: Madison Avenue.
The glare of the spotlight could increase on AOL Time Warner as three former executives of besieged Web shop Homestore.com agreed to aid federal investigators in their probe of the online retailer…
Online ticket seller Fandango.com named Walter Williams its chief technology officer, prexy-CEO Art Levitt announced.
Vidgame-oriented cable channel G4 has signed a strategic marketing deal with Electronics Boutique Holdings Corp., one of the biggest specialty retailers in the videogame business.
Sony Pictures Television launched a Web site Tuesday designed to give TV execs a destination for industry news and information.
Maybe Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton should give CleanFlicks or ClearPlay a call.
Media and entertainment giants should spend less time worrying about defending themselves from online piracy and more time developing services that are compelling enough to lure consumers away from…