Sony has unveiled a powerful new home-entertainment machine built around its PlayStation 2 vidgame console that also includes a huge hard drive, recordable DVD capabilities and a TV tuner.
Attempting to bang some sense into its labyrinthine business, giant Spanish telco Telefonica is bidding to buy up independent shareholders' shares in its Internet operator Terra Lycos.
RealNetworks is replacing the label-backed online music service MusicNet with its own just-acquired Rhapsody service, and cutting the cost of copying tracks by a fifth, to 79¢ apiece.
Former VP Al Gore has added his voice to the SAG Foundation's Storyline Online, a streaming video program featuring SAG members reading children's books.
MGM Home Entertainment said Tuesday it has reclaimed full control of video distribution in Australia, France, Germany and the U.K., putting the company in control of 75% of its international sales…
Viacom's MTV Networks Europe is playing a new game, buying 50% of French videogames channel Game One via a deal with French media company Atari.
ABC's online 24-hour news channel has named Alina Cho as its first on-air correspondent, anchoring live coverage and introducing news reports.
"The Sixth Sense Collector's Edition," "Captain Conan" and "The Paul Morrisey Collection" were selected for the second annual Cannes Film Festival DVD Awards for 2003.
For all the grumping about three-day box office for "The Matrix Reloaded" (which landed second in the record books behind "Spider-Man"), the pic can claim one definitive mark: best online sales ever.
No film deserves a top-shelf DVD arrival more than "West Side Story," and MGM's treatment comes close. As the original trailer intones, the 1961 Oscar winner "grows younger" each year -- especially…
It wasn't MTV's Video Music Awards, but that was precisely the idea behind creating the Music Video Producers Assn.'s own show in the first place, to honor those overlooked in the cabler's splashier…