Telecommunications giant Global Crossing has secured $100 million in financing from Bear Stearns' Constellation Ventures to build a worldwide extranet for the media and entertainment industries.
Martin Leamy has been named president and chief operating officer of Mountain View, Calif.-based interactive TV company OpenTV.
When the National Assn. of Broadcasters descends on the Las Vegas desert for its annual confab April 21-26, it will be sans three major nets for the first time in the trade org's long and influential…
Troubled Internet portal Yahoo! raised eyebrows on Wall Street and in Hollywood Tuesday with news that former longtime Warner Bros. chief Terry Semel will be its chairman-CEO, effective May 1.
James Ackerman has been tapped CEO of interactive TV firm OpenTV. He succeeds Jan Steenkamp, who has ankled the post to become non-executive chairman of the Mountain View-based company looking to…
Hollywood studios on Tuesday picked up a major copyright victory by shutting down an Internet video streaming site run out of Agoura Hills.
A hammered technology market hasn't dampened the Cannes Film Festival's high-tech pavilion from attracting exhibitors.
In a deal worth high-six against low-seven figures, Terry Hayes ("Road Warrior") will rewrite the Imagine/Disney project "Flight Plan."
Warner Music U.K. is partnering with On Demand Distribution (OD2), the online music distrib co-founded by musician Peter Gabriel.
Internet advertising has become a bigger biz than cinema advertising in the U.K.
Odeon Film chief finance officer Andreas Pres has left following restructuring in the German film and TV outfit, including closure of its Internet biz.