Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Middelhoff is dancing with Napster one day, facing the music in his executive suite the next. What's clear is that the German media exec is seeking -- and finding -- an ever…
The Sony Corp. has set up a business-to-business Internet-exchange division to serve as middleman between sports-rights holders and TV-station buyers throughout the world.
For viewers in the east German city of Leipzig, cable TV continues to offer ground-breaking alternatives and a glimpse of what is to come in the rest of the country.
Diversified cabler Comcast Corp. posted a third-quarter profit more than three times greater than a year ago Monday, thanks to gains from investments in high-tech companies including Sprint PCS and…
ESPN Internet Group has launched its first international Web site, the Spanish-lingo ESPNdeportes.com, directed at both Latin American and U.S. Hispanic users.
The Walt Disney Studios has named two longtime executives at the studio's home entertainment division, Bob Chapek and Dennis Maguire, to oversee Buena Vista Home Entertainment's domestic and…
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal of a ruling that publishers must obtain permission of freelance contributors before including the work in electronic databases. The court agreed…
Lucasfilm has inked an exclusive deal with Netcaster AtomFilms.com, which will give "Star Wars" geeks an official Internet home for their unofficial spoofs and documentaries.
All bets are now off for the Hollywood Stock Exchange's planned merger with online sports gaming and betting venture Predict It. Talks between the two companies ended abruptly Friday after New…
Turner Broadcasting System Europe has upped Stephen Johnstone to the post of head of interactive, responsible for the company's iTV, Internet and wireless activities.
Portugal's biggest telco, Portugal Telecom (PT), has bought up the country's largest film company, Lusomundo. With the purchase, PT completes its move into Portugal's film sector, and Luis Silva, the…