THQ has inked a deal with Hearst Entertainment and John Kricfalusi, creator of "The Ren and Stimpy Show" and owner of animation studio Spumco, for the vidgame rights to "The Ripping Friends," skedded…
With Oscar night right around the corner, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences might have to go to trial to prove that the coveted tickets are non-transferable and the ceremony is indeed a…
Media stocks tanked Monday, led by Disney and AOL Time Warner in a dismal day on Wall Street that saw the Nasdaq fall to two-year record lows and the Dow Jones Industrial Average log its…
Backend: Paul Sweeting
For a short while last week, auction Web site Taketoauction.com had the hottest ticket in town -- a seat to this year's Academy Awards, available to any bidder online and offered by what is presumed…
Henry Shapiro has been named vice president and general manager of Variety.com. He'll be responsible for all its business elements along with operational oversight of editorial, according to Charles…
By the end of 2006, all terrestrial broadcasting in Italy will have to go digital. The Italian Senate passed a law to that effect last week after many months of debate.
Audio Mill, a digital technology developer, is readying to roll out Radio Active Tuner on Tuesday, a TiVo-like software application that searches for and records live music tracks played on Internet…
Barry Diller's Ticketmaster said Friday that it has agreed to acquire Evite.com, a struggling San Francisco-based party-invitation site, for an undisclosed amount of cash and stock.
Loudcloud, the Web site builder co-founded by Netscape founder Marc Andreessen, rose a scant 3% in its initial public offering Friday.
News Corp. said Thursday that it will begin outsourcing its Internet operations to Loudcloud, giving it control of the technology that runs the Fox-branded news, sports and entertainment Web sites.