Telecom Italia is negotiating the sale of its 30% stake in Globo.com, Brazil's third-ranked Internet portal, to founder Organiza-coes Globo.
A Wide 'Net - Travis F. Smith
European nations are lagging behind in the battle for secure digital copyrights. Only Greece and Denmark have adopted a new EU law on copyright protection, even though the deadline was Sunday.
2003 is expected to be a year of recovery for many battered media stocks, but Wall Street will be keeping close tabs on one firm in particular: homevid retailing giant Blockbuster.
Still reeling from the stock selloff in wake of Blockbuster's earnings shortfall disclosure last week, vid retailer Movie Gallery says it will start buying back its own stock to boost its pummeled…
Moribund digital music Netco Liquid Audio agreed Friday to suspend the payment of a final $58 million dividend to shareholders prior to its liquidation, following a court challenge from German media…
The Canadian parliament has closed a loophole that allowed new-media renegades to stream TV programming onto the Web without consent.
Pat Wyatt, president of Fox homevideo and consumer products, has resigned to start up an indie film production and financing company specializing in Japanese-style animated programming produced…
On the Criterion Collection DVD of his sci-fi epic "Solaris," star Natalya Bondarchuk says the director saluted the government for "letting me make my long, boring movies." The 30th anni treatment of…
Placing as much importance on macho dialogue as on rain-soaked backdrops, 1992's "Glengarry Glen Ross" is the ultimate guy movie. Hardly a hit but a must-see for its prickly perfs, primal production…
Paramount's DVD release of "To Catch a Thief" is filled with extras that may not enlighten Alfred Hitchcock scholars but are sure to please his fans. Interestingly, though, the best of the add-ons is…