The record industry cheered Tuesday when a federal judge unveiled a long-awaited preliminary injunction that could force Napster to pull the plug on its music-swapping service, but a closer look at…
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Australian entertainment and online media company Tribe has hired Bank of America Intl. as its financial adviser, with the aim of raising 50 million pounds ($71.4 million) to establish Tribe's…
Indie label TVT Records, whose catalog boasts recordings from Nine Inch Nails and Guided by Voices, scored a victory in its legal fight against embattled music portal MP3.com, supported by a…
Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin (R-La.) reiterated on Tuesday he supports a plan that would allow Hollywood to control the number of times some digital broadcast programming is copied, marking a shift away…
Software giant Microsoft Corp. could lose as much as $2 billion on its upcoming vidgame console Xbox before it breaks even in about five years, according to a report released Tuesday by Merrill Lynch.
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…
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…
Shuttered online entertainment venture Stan Lee Media said Monday it plans to appeal a possible move by the Nasdaq Small Cap Market to delist the company's stock.
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…
Online entertainment venture Underground Online Networks has secured an additional $13 million in financing, just days after pinkslipping 30% of its staff -- about 40 employees -- on Friday.