In a victory for both writers and copyright protection on the Internet, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that media companies must get permission from freelance authors before posting their…
A heated debate on the cost of digital cinema and who is going to pay for it provided a dramatic opening to the 10th edition of Cinema Expo Intl., whose four days of screenings and panels kicked off…
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California has turned down Napster's request for a rehearing before the full court concerning an injunction filed against the file-swapper earlier this year.
A joint venture formed by Microsoft and Mexico's telco Telmex called T1msn is entering the U.S. Hispanic market and expanding to South America via its acquisition of Spanish-lingo portal Yupi.
Online video toolmaker iVast is expected to announce today that it has secured $25 million from investors, led by Softbank Venture Capital, Sun Microsystems and Macrovision. Company is also adding…
Underscoring an expressed interest in digital cinema, AOL Time Warner will reportedly ally with Japanese tech vendor Toshiba on some of the technology needed to distribute and project movies…
Digital music distribution company FullAudio is set to announce a licensing deal today with the world's biggest music publisher, EMI.
GameWorks president-CEO Ron Bension was named winner of the Los Angeles Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award Tuesday.
Clear Channel Communications has inked with online ad technology firm Hiwire that will let the San Antonio-based radio broadcasting giant return 250 of its 1,170 stations to the Internet.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has tapped Sunnyvale-based Loudcloud to manage the daily operation of its Web sites. Fox will now focus on developing and integrating new online content with programs appearing…
"Cast Away" is drowning the homevid competition. The 20th Century Fox release generated an estimated $57 million in consumer spending on the video version last week, including a record $5.6 million…