Pressplay, the nascent online music distribution company formed by major labels Universal and Sony, is close to an agreement to offer its subscription-based music services on the music portal of…
SAGActivist.com, a Web site opposed to former Screen Actors Guild prexy Richard Masur, will be asked to change its name because it is violating the guild's copyright by using "SAG" in its site name.
Further blurring the line between videogames and movies, a special DVD edition of "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within," being created specifically for the PlayStation 2, will allow viewers to…
Chris Hill has been upped to veep, business development, for Showtime Networks' Digital Media Group, while Julia Veale has been promoted to veep, business development, at the division.
Digital rights management firm Lockstream has bowed new software, VideoLock, to tag digital video content with unique user information to thwart illegal distribution of the video both on- and offline.
The Walt Disney Internet Group has inked a deal with Jabber.com to license the company's instant messaging software, content delivery, alert and multi-user gaming capabilities across its Web sites…
Kidvid outfit Entertainment Rights has set up a homevideo division, Right Entertainment.
NTL and Telewest, the U.K.'s cable operators, are joining forces to co-market their broadband Internet services.
The new-media divisions of rival private networks TF1 and M6 posted losses totaling $31 million despite boasting the most visited media Web sites in France last year.
Cable company Comcast Corp. said Sunday that it has made a $44.5 billion stock bid for AT&T Corp.'s broadband business in a move to create the world's largest broadband communications provider.