While rumors continue about a merger between Vivendi Universal's cash-strapped pay TV channel Telepiu and News Corp.'s Stream, talks could lead to the more modest strategy of lowering the prices of…
Stunted by a lack of major-label content and competition from free file-sharer Napster, EMusic.com has put itself on the block, and industry sources say Universal Music Group is the buyer.
Marking the latest in a crush of digital music announcements this week, Universal Music Group and Sony Music confirmed that they have teamed with Yahoo! to offer digital music subscription services…
When most digital music companies are struggling to keep the beat, Launch Media is making what some may see as an audacious claim: It will be profitable by the third quarter of this year.
A "little" movie that grossed $171 million worldwide, won three Oscars and spawned a remarkably profitable franchise, "Rocky" is nonetheless rarely cited as a meaningful or masterful film. It does…
For an industry well known for its illusions, Hollwood is upping the ante when it comes to marketing on the Web: When it comes to hype, what you see isn't always real.
Independent labels are eager to dispel the misperception that digital music is the exclusive domain of high-tech upstarts and multinational congloms, according to a roundtable of indie execs convened…
R. Bernard Macleod, former managing director of Channel 4 Intl., has joined digital solutions provider Netdecisions as a senior adviser to oversee its broadband content strategy.
Digital video recording service TiVo announced Thursday that it is cutting expenses 35% by laying off nearly 25% of its workforce.
It's easy to believe that online entertainment is dead, gone and buried when dot-coms have been dropping like flies. But that would mean believing one of the Web's biggest misconceptions.
If Fox's new reality series "Boot Camp" is any indication, people are still interested in the day-to-day mechanics of training for Uncle Sam. The U.S. Army Web site (www.goarmy.com) takes this "be…