Barry Diller's USA Interactive made a $4.5 billion offer Monday to acquire the shares it doesn't already own of subsids Expedia, Ticketmaster and Hotels.com.
Defunct online file-sharing network Napster made it official Monday, filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and moving forward in its plan to sell out to its longtime financial backer, German media conglom…
Major League Baseball has granted permission for Disney to include footage from an MLB game in the extra features section of the DVD version of the recent surprise G-rated hit "The Rookie."
The four studios backing the new D-VHS format are expected this week to unveil the first group of high-definition movies to hit the market. The studios, along with format-developer JVC, are also…
She's young, pretty, single and set to become Malaysian TV's next big star. Oh, and she's not real. Cyan is a virtual actress created after a nine-month gestation by local company Persistence of…
It was hard enough for Hollywood to admit it has a piracy problem. Now showbiz has to face the fact that the problem is almost impossible to stop.
Australian authorities have scored their biggest-ever breakthrough in the battle against escalating video piracy of U.S. films, breaking up a well-organized ring which was importing DVDs from…
The illegal downloading of movies on the Internet is up 20% over last year, according to a new study released by Internet research firm Viant.
Nearly 7 million homes are said to be connected with some sort of video-on-demand service in the U.S., with Comcast said to be the leading provider with 3 million homes, a new study by…
In a deal valued at roughly $1 million, IBM has sold 150 high-end computer workstations to Weta Digital, the Oscar-winning f/x house creating the visuals for the next two installments of New Line's…