The future of digital distribution is for sale and German media conglomerate Bertelsmann has its pocketbook wide open. With last year's launch of the first worldwide digital services division, a…
In a recent online forum on Slate.com, Washington Post columnist Marjorie Williams joked that the way things are going for some dot-coms, adult entertainment sites were going to take over the…
The plan went something like this: help undiscovered talent make movies; hope you have a hit; then create a studio outside the establishment where art, not hype or money, is what really matters.
The Los Angeles-based Netcaster shuttered its shop on Friday, letting go all of its 20 employees after running out of financing and struggling to generate revenues in what has become a…
Walt Disney Internet Group and Compaq Computer inked a three-year, $100 million deal in which the computer manufacturer will become the Mouse House's preferred technology provider in exchange for…
Weeks before iCast.com planned to air 72 straight hours of magician David Blaine frozen in a block of ice, its incubator CMGI pulled a disappearing act and announced plans to close the Netco. Nearly…
Movies.com and Fact City have bowed a facts-on-demand service that enables movie fans to type in questions and instantly receive answers about more than 400,000 actors and 40,000 directors, as well…
With millions of dedicated "owners" spending countless hours trading and researching players for their teams, it's no secret that fantasy sports leagues are one of the Web's biggest success stories.
Chris Howe has been tapped chief technology officer of online sci-fi, horror and fantasy venture Fandom, while Tom Watkin has joined the company as senior veep of its newly launched auctions division.
Unfortunately, the pen isn't mightier than the pinkslip. Santa Monica, Calif.-based FilmsOn lightened its load two weeks after its launch, letting go 10 of 38 staffers, primarily from its editorial…
Tonos Entertainment has paired with music cabler VH1 to create a one-hour reality show focusing on a musician whose talents were discovered via Tonos.com.