America Online is laying off some 700 staffers as the company, while newly alluring in the eyes of investors and rivals alike, continues to bleed dial-up subscribers.
In just five years, 3 billion people will watch content on mobile devices, according to figures presented by Endemol U.K.'s chief creative officer, Peter Bazalgette, as he kicked off Mipcom's Mobile…
Program makers will increasingly have to cater to "snackers" -- mobile TV watchers whose average viewing span is three to five minutes. So predicts Ray Derenzo, VP of business development for MobiTV.
French paybox Canal Plus unveiled its new video-on-demand service for mobile phones, launched in conjunction with telco Orange as part of a concerted push into new media, at the Mipcom TV mart…
National Geographic's Digital Media Group has launched a short-form production unit to create video content specifically for the burgeoning broadband marketplace.
Oscar-winning producers Andre Morgan and Al Ruddy are dialing into the mobile content revolution. The pair bowed high-concept action skein "Flatland" at Cannes Tuesday where it's being sold in groups…
"Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" has won the Hollywood Film Festival's movie of the year award, based on public online voting. George Lucas will be presented with the award at the…
Yahoo! continued its high-speed growth track last quarter as revenues rose nearly 50%, but rising costs kept profits flat. As big media congloms continue to invest in the Net, the online media giant…
1K Studios has hired Jess Bowers, formerly of LaserPacific, to oversee a newly launched authoring, programming and compression services division.
Paramount Home Entertainment has promoted Mara Sternthal to senior VP, business affairs and development.
Warner Home Video's "Scooby-Doo in Where's My Mummy?" will make its debut on the division's sister Cartoon Network on Thanksgiving Day as part of Warner's marketing strategy for the DVD release on…