Sun Microsystems has invested an undisclosed amount in Vivendi Universal subsid Canal Plus Technologies in an effort to promote the use of Sun's Java programming software in future interactive TV…
Napster already is close to fulfilling its recent promise to block 1 million copyright-infringing song files from its database, but the effort isn't likely to significantly limit users' access to the…
Vivendi Universal is close to clinching a deal to sell its stake in AOL France back to AOL Time Warner for about $700 million in cash or stock, pending a greenlight from Vivendi's Cegetel unit…
Today, the Consumer Electronics Assn. is hosting a daylong debate on copyright issues in the digital age, hoping to promote the thesis that consumers may lose out if Hollywood gets its way in…
Joining the ranks with Universal's Hypnotic.com and LivePlanet's Project Greenlight, MGM.com has bowed its "Win A Pitch Contest," which asks undiscovered talent to submit original ideas for motion…
Abandon Internet Group has inked a deal with Israeli tech company Tidex Systems to acquire the exclusive licensing rights to Living Video, a technology that gives content creators the ability to…
Rob Maresca, exec veep of strategy and planning at Pittard Sullivan, has ankled the branding giant to form Rocket Brand and Strategic Services in Santa Monica.
Underground Online Networks pinkslipped a third of its staff on Friday, around 70 employees, in what company said was an effort to lower its overhead and conserve cash.
Hollywood has loaded the bases with strategic political support for the right to protect digital broadcast programming from being copied ad infinitum or beamed out over the Internet.