As digital music services continue to sprout online, Warner Music and BMG took first steps toward extending the business to mobile phones, agreeing to use a new anti-piracy technology that allows…
Digital music service Emusic has been sold by Vivendi Universal to private equity group Dimensional Associates for an undisclosed sum. Sale is reportedly part of efforts by Vivendi to unload its…
In a bid to use the Web to provide more comprehensive ratings information to parents, PSVRatings is launching this week with a new system to communicate levels of profanity, sex and violence.
Looming competition from the likes of Blockbuster and Wal-Mart hasn't stopped Netflix from racking up healthy third-quarter gains.
Under political pressure from Congress and the recording industry to clean up their act, online peer-to-peer music swapping sites have formed an Internet resource center to combat child porn.
High-definition programming has found its media champion in Chuck Dolan, whose Rainbow DBS satellite service, dubbed Voom, will offer 21 HD channels to subscribers, more than any other satellite…
MGM Home Entertainment Group has signed a three-year exclusive agreement with Bac Films subsid Wild Side Video to become the homevid distrib of Wild Side Video's titles in France.
Deploying another method to combat piracy, Universal Pictures has inked a multi-year deal with Verance Corp. to use the company's watermarking technology to copy-protect its pics.
MGM and Germany's Constantin Film have pacted with Teutonic Internet provider T-Online to supply movies for its video-on-demand services.
After close to three years of being pressed by foreign licensing agencies for payments due on compression standards like MPEG-4, Chinese authorities have announced that they are on the verge of…
There are still billions to be made from DVD sales -- that was the common verdict at the "DVD: Delve Into the Revenue Potential" conference held at the Mipcom programming mart.