Software giant Microsoft Corp. could lose as much as $2 billion on its upcoming vidgame console Xbox before it breaks even in about five years, according to a report released Tuesday by Merrill Lynch.
Entertainment business-to-business resource provider Creative Planet has upped co-founder and board member Michael Kumin to exec veep of corporate strategy.
Hewlett-Packard and RealNetworks have inked a deal to develop home entertainment products designed to allow users to play music and streaming video from the Internet on devices other than personal…
Large-format film company Iwerks Entertainment said Tuesday that it has inked a letter of intent to be acquired by privately held SimEx in a deal valued at $2.2 million in stock.
Let the synergy begin: AOL Time Warner said Tuesday it will link all of the conglom's Web sites using a Netscape-branded tool bar that lets Netizens access functions such as instant messaging, email…
Studios can clearly envision home delivery of movies, where viewers can get any film they want, anytime they want, with the click of a button on the remote control.
Online entertainment venture Underground Online Networks has secured an additional $13 million in financing, just days after pinkslipping 30% of its staff -- about 40 employees -- on Friday.
Today, the Consumer Electronics Assn. is hosting a daylong debate on copyright issues in the digital age, hoping to promote the thesis that consumers may lose out if Hollywood gets its way in…
Abandon Internet Group has inked a deal with Israeli tech company Tidex Systems to acquire the exclusive licensing rights to Living Video, a technology that gives content creators the ability to…
Maverick Records, Madonna's 50-50 joint venture label with Warner Music, has inked a marketing/licensing deal with online music portal and former industry pariah MP3.com.
Napster already is close to fulfilling its recent promise to block 1 million copyright-infringing song files from its database, but the effort isn't likely to significantly limit users' access to the…