For the first time, a substantial number of dot-coms dot the Croisette at Cannes this week during the 37th annual Mip trade show, the oldest and still most varied of the proliferating TV marts on the…
Michael Ovitz's Lynx Technology Group has made a strategic multimillion-dollar investment in Play Industries through which it indirectly has entered the Internet content-creation arena.
In a move designed to counteract rampant Web piracy, Sony Music Entertainment announced plans to make secure commercial downloads of singles available in the U.S. via various e-tail operations by the…
Having shifted direction to focus more heavily on its business-to-business offerings, Creative Planet has acquired Columbus Entertainment in an undisclosed cash and stock deal.
Sony Communications Network will team with 10 major Japanese record labels to form a company that will start distributing music over the Internet later this month.
BMG Entertainment has inked agreements with an array of major high-tech firms that will facilitate the conglom's plans to begin selling secure digital music downloads via online retailers this…
Former senior Sony exec Lisa Simpson has been tapped chief operating officer of CBS Internet Group and prexy of CBS Online.
Classicmovies.com said Wednesday that it has partnered with Global Media in a deal that will enable the site to charge for the online distribution of classic pics and related merchandise.
Never mind DVD and scary movies about dead people. Consumers forked over an estimated $100 million in just two days for VHS copies of "Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace." Sales are easily…
The national board of the Directors Guild of America has approved new single-picture agreements for productions made for the Internet, in the first major move by a Hollywood guild into such deals…
Since Web zine Nerve.com first trumpeted its motto "literate smut" in 1997, co-founders Rufus Griscom and Genevieve Field haven't disguised their ambitions to give Hugh Hefner's media empire a run…