The four studios backing the new D-VHS format are expected this week to unveil the first group of high-definition movies to hit the market. The studios, along with format-developer JVC, are also…
She's young, pretty, single and set to become Malaysian TV's next big star. Oh, and she's not real. Cyan is a virtual actress created after a nine-month gestation by local company Persistence of…
It was hard enough for Hollywood to admit it has a piracy problem. Now showbiz has to face the fact that the problem is almost impossible to stop.
Australian authorities have scored their biggest-ever breakthrough in the battle against escalating video piracy of U.S. films, breaking up a well-organized ring which was importing DVDs from…
The illegal downloading of movies on the Internet is up 20% over last year, according to a new study released by Internet research firm Viant.
Nearly 7 million homes are said to be connected with some sort of video-on-demand service in the U.S., with Comcast said to be the leading provider with 3 million homes, a new study by…
In a deal valued at roughly $1 million, IBM has sold 150 high-end computer workstations to Weta Digital, the Oscar-winning f/x house creating the visuals for the next two installments of New Line's…
After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, video-on-demand technology provider Diva Systems has agreed to sell its assets to Gemstar-TV Guide Intl.
Television Broadcast (TVB) is urging the government to push back a June deadline as it hunts for an investor in its pay TV arm Galaxy Satellite Broadcasting.
One of Hollywood's scariest Internet monsters, once killed off by an angry mob of lawsuits, has been resuscitated, this time as a would-be ally set to resume operations this weekend.
Reprising his role as a thorn in Hollywood's side, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) is cozying up with top Silicon Valley execs who are in a fierce battle with the Motion Picture Assn. of America and…
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