The seemingly never-ending rumors of a sale of Vivendi Universal's vidgame unit kicked up a notch Friday when investment banking firm Investec issued a research note saying, as one banker put it…
Sometimes a player can't win for losing. That's the case for the vidgame industry, whose $10.3 billion in 2002 sales again outstripped domestic box office. But despite a record year, which included…
Digital-editing king Avid said it will support ways for users of Panasonic's AG-DVX100 camera to transfer video into its systems.
Microsoft released a digital tool kit that will make it easier to create piracy-defeating "second sessions" for music and other material on CDs.
The number of movies released in the nascent Digital VHS format will more than double early this year, with home entertainment units of Artisan and Universal adding a dozen mostly high-profile titles…
The battle between Silicon Valley and Hollywood went public with a fury Thursday, as leading computer congloms kicked off a campaign to paint the entertainment biz as the bad guy in wanting to…
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Lions Gate has bought back video distribution rights to nearly two dozen of its biggest titles from Universal Studios Home Video, including "Affliction," "Gods and Monsters" and "American Psycho."
Ronald Sanders is the latest Warner Home Video exec to be promoted as the company continues to restructure its management in the wake of the departure of prexy Warren Lieberfarb.
Recording Industry Assn. of America topper Hilary Rosen will ankle her post at the end of the year, after nearly two decades with the music org -- including four tumultuous years as chief exec on the…
The European Union plans to block the territory's ailing cable companies from dominating broadband Internet.