President Bush on Monday made good on a promise to charge broadcasters millions of dollars in squatters taxes until they make the transition to digital TV and return valuable analog spectrum.
Napster now claims to have blocked more than 1.7 million files from its service and substantially improved its filtering technology, according to the company's third compliance report, filed with the…
Robert Marcus has been named senior VP at AOL Time Warner, reporting to co-chief operating officer Richard Parsons.
Entertainment venture Rumpus has acquired Zeeks.com, a popular gaming and community site for kids. Rumpus will use the site as an additional channel for its feature-length animated features and sale…
Online game developer and software developer WildTangent has secured $34 million in a third round of financing from heavy hitters Sony and Accenture, among others.
F/x studio Digital Domain has bowed Digital Solutions, a new division that's being described as equal parts ad agency, consultancy and Internet production company. Daniel Roth serves as prexy.
Fox has upped Carolyn Gray to veepee of advertising and online entertainment. New gig puts Gray in charge of managing all areas of the network's Fox.com ent and implementation. She'll also team with…
Universal Studios Intl. has agreed to provide U.K.'s Video Networks' video-on-demand service with feature films as well as film and TV library titles for several years.
NBC has ponied up $85 million to acquire and pull the plug on money-losing Internet portal and new-media division NBC Internet.
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Digital video recording service TiVo announced Thursday that it is cutting expenses 35% by laying off nearly 25% of its workforce.