The Recording Industry Assn. of America and the National Music Publishers Assn. have signed a pact to dramatically streamline the process by which music compositions are licensed for distribution…
Universal Pictures and United Parcel Service have partnered to create an online ordering system for theater operators, which will launch in November. Through ExhibitorRelations.com, Universal's…
Ad-supported music download site PlayJ.com has inked a deal to offer tracks from EMI Group unit Priority Records and rock indie Spitfire Records. Netizens who download PlayJ's media software can get…
MovieTickets.com and Sprint PCS have bowed a wireless ticketing service. Moviegoers can now purchase movie tickets directly on the browser of their Web-ready Sprint phones for theaters in North…
Richard Cohen, president of MGM Home Entertainment and Consumer Products, has been named senior VP at Internet streaming pioneer RealNetworks.
New Line Cinema is finalizing a deal to license videogame rights to its "The Lord of the Rings" film trilogy to vidgame giant Electronic Arts. Next to "Harry Potter" (which EA obtained during the…
With Web businesses in need of a little magic lately, Netco iCast has inked a deal with Gen X conjurer David Blaine.
AOL Latin America has formed a strategic alliance with Abrenuncio, publisher of Colombia's Cambio magazine.
The Four Media unit of Liberty Livewire, John Malone's growing post-production services group, has acquired Visiontext, a London-based DVD subtitling business, for $4.8 million. Santa Monica-based…
Realizing that its languishing stock will sink lower on news that earnings will lag expectations, Silicon Graphics announced a corporate stock buyback program Monday.
ReelShort.com, the entertainment Netcaster backed by Universal Pictures, will relaunch today as Hypnotic.com as it tries to transform itself into an online film studio.