A clever marketing gimmick for MGM's James Bond juggernaut is providing a high-profile demo for a new technology that could create markets for promotional and one-time-rental DVDs.
Netco MusicMatch has inked licensing deals to use the digital catalogs of four of the five major label groups, clearing the way for the upcoming launch of its online subscription service, Artist on…
The tricky question of whether scenes from pics such as "Traffic" or "American Beauty" appearing on the Internet are harmful to minors will once again be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court in a…
America Online head of programming James de Castro, who oversaw the company's massive AOL 8.0 rollout, has ankled his post after just seven months on the job, marking the latest in a slew of…
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Motion graphics vet Rex Cook has founded motion-graphics and design studio AvatarLabs, based in Encino. The company's initial projects are for graphics on "Still Standing" on CBS and "James Cameron's…
Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment signed a global deal to provide content for the consumer portal of T-Mobile's wireless service. The deal, covering the United States and Europe, is Sony's first…
Vigorous shareholder opposition has evidently scuttled the planned merger between troubled music Netco Liquid Audio and media distribution company Alliance Entertainment Corp.
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Kodak's Web site for student filmmakers is giving away a 400-foot roll of 16mm movie film each day for the rest of the month as a promotion for its site's one-year anniversary.
Another anti-piracy technology company, RightsLine also announced several hires and the opening of two offices. The Los Angeles company named Roger Kleckner as VP of direct sales -- strategic…
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