It was boom-or-bust time for online retailers in 2000, and traditional retail outlets laid the smackdown on the digital world. Retailers such as Wal-Mart and Toys-R-Us took their strong offline…
Last year, optimistic estimations of broadband adoption encouraged online entertainment companies to invest millions of dollars in Web programming. Despite consumer interest in high-speed…
Network bosses received a chilling warning at the Monte Carlo TV mart Tuesday: In the Internet age, anybody can be a broadcaster.
It will be a long time before new-media companies in Eastern Europe catch up to the West, but the East is nothing if not aspirational. Russia is the awakening bear; Poland, Hungary and the Czech…
Like most promises coming out of Washington, this one sounded like a pretty good idea. Back in 1989, the U.S. Congress held its first hearings on ways to stimulate the growth of a new television…
NBCi, the Peacock's Internet wing, recently announced a second round of major layoffs, with pink slips going to 150 employees, or about 30% of the Netco's work force in the Burbank, Gotham and San…
As any musician that has taken their show on the road will tell you, touring is an imprecise science at best. A large proportion of tours are unprofitable, written off as the cost of promoting a new…
Past rules -- from content to confidence -- don't apply to the Web, but when it comes to branding, tradition rules. Most marketing players believe that a successful branding strategy delivers a…
Sci-fi, fantasy and horror entertainment venture Fandom laid off 37 people, 20% of its staff.
The curtain recently closed at online casting site Iam.com, with 44 employees asked to take their final bow.