Rupert Murdoch's pending DirecTV buy is looking better all the time. General Motors' soon-to-be-sold satcaster on Monday upped its subscriber forecast for year's end thanks in part to big demand for…
The Walt Disney Co.'s much-anticipated MovieBeam video-on-demand service is launching in three cities this week with support from nearly every studio.
The music biz and online peer-to-peer file-swapping sites traded jabs Monday as both sides in the piracy vs. privacy debate geared up for a major Senate grilling. The Recording Industry Assn. of…
Two hot Hollywood properties will be hitting consoles and PCs soon, as "ER" and upcoming Warner Bros. film "The Polar Express" have both been licensed by game developers.
MusicMatch has beaten Apple to the punch. Digital music company is launching an online music store for PCs today that mimics Apple's iTunes in pricing and functionality. Like iTunes, the MusicMatch…
Kerry Gonzalez, who pleaded guilty to uploading "The Hulk" to the Internet two weeks before it was released in theaters, has avoided jail time.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will make "Spy Hunter," a film adaptation of the classic 1980s videogame, his next picture. U had been eyeing the Rock for the pic since it acquired rights to "Spy Hunter"…
Top anime DVD supplier Pioneer Entertainment will officially change its name to Geneon Entertainment as part of its purchase by Japanese advertising giant Dentsu.
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped "Dirty Pretty Things," "Finding Nemo," "Lost in Translation," "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" and "Seabiscuit" as nominees in its movie…
The American Society of Cinematographers and the Digital Cinema Initiatives consortium have worked out a standardized test designed to evaluate the performance of digital projectors.
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