Troubled file-swapping pioneer Napster has laid off 16 of its 104 staffers as part of what chief exec Konrad Hilbers characterized as a preparatory measure ahead of the company's forthcoming relaunch.
RealNetworks on Tuesday said it has cut deals with nearly two dozen media companies to provide programming for its new subscription service RealOne, launching in November. RealOne combines…
Videogame publishing giant Electronic Arts said it will cut as many as 250 jobs at its EA.com online gaming unit in an effort to reduce expenses. The layoffs represent 36% of the venture's employees…
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" took the prize for overall new extra features on a DVD library title but Barbie won out over Disney's "Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure" at the 2001 Video…
Blockbuster Entertainment posted a broadened third-quarter loss of $224.9 million on Tuesday as the homevid retailer took heavy charges for inventory management.
AT&T may be signaling to Wall Street that its cable-system operation will not be sold -- by hiring the veteran cable operator Bill Schleyer as the new president and CEO.
Bertelsmann e-commerce division BeCG has inked a technology licensing and distribution pact with Napster for digital music services from the recently formed BeCG subscription services company…
"Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" has set a new first-week sales record, with an estimated 2.2 million DVD units purchased by consumers since the title was released on Oct. 16. That sales…
Total overseas film and TV revenues of independent sales companies dipped 6% to $2.62 billion for the year ended Dec. 31, 2000 -- the first decline in six years -- according to the annual AFMA…
The Walt Disney Co. said Monday it has handed out another round of pinkslips at its ABC.com division as its sites are turned into more promotional venues.