Setting its sights on Hollywood, Japan's telecom giant Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (NTT) will use two U.S. universities to test the high-speed transmission of digitized movies over the…
When former Warner Bros. co-chairman Terry Semel took the reins of Yahoo! last year, there was no doubt that the Internet portal was going to increase its showbiz presence.
Gary Martin, Columbia Pictures production administration prez, says Sony Pictures Entertainment's "Lab 24P: An Exploration in Digital Filmmaking" is an attempt to get people comfortable with digital…
Reports out of France have Vivendi Universal shopping its massive vidgame unit, VU Games. But such a sale may face the same problems hamstringing the debt-ridden conglom's efforts to sell off other…
It was enough to make digital cinema evangelist George Lucas reach for his light saber. The Pacific Galleria in Sherman Oaks, Calif. -- one of just 116 theaters around the world equipped with digital…
Loews Cineplex Entertainment launches its online movie site today, with ticket sales, trailers, contests, discount programs, and links to movie sites, among other features.
Vidgame publisher Sega released its first title for wireless devices, based on its best-selling puzzle game "Super Monkey Ball."
Vidgame giant Electronic Arts has created program EA Trax to tie together exclusive music from top acts with its sports-related titles. The program's first single will be from Bon Jovi, whose…
Movielink, the video-on-demand service that a consortium of studios are planning to bow online in November, has tapped technology vet Tyler Goldman as veep of business development.
Microsoft and Bose will together market the X Box vidgame console and the FreeStyle surroundsound speaker system beginning this fall at some electronics retailers.
Warner Home Video prexy Warren Lieberfarb was one of five pioneers inducted into the Digital Hall of Fame for their contributions to the development of DVDs in a recent awards ceremony that also…