Though consumers may be holding off on entertainment via their computers or handheld devices, that may change by 2004, predicts a study being released today by PricewaterhouseCoopers' entertainment…
Book chain Barnes & Noble is set to acquire one of the leading tech book sellers, Fatbrain.com, in a cash and stock deal valued at roughly $64 million. At a time when B&N rival Amazon is expanding…
Televisa has denied rumors it is to buy Starmedia or merge it with the Mexican web's own troubled portal Esmas.com.
Lifetime Entertainment on Tuesday inked an equity and promotional deal with publicly traded Women.com Networks, buying a 4.6% stake in the Web group for an undisclosed amount. Deal calls for…
The Secure Digital Music Initiative is offering $10,000 to any computer hacker who can break the encryption that the organization has developed to protect online entertainment.
Former Universal Studios exec Christopher Gorog has been tapped prexy and CEO of Roxio, a newly formed subsid of Adaptec that creates digital content management software enabling the copying and…
Interactive-content production company ExtendMedia has tapped Patrick Donoghue exec veep of development. He will oversee expanding business opportunities for the company’s Gotham office, as well as…
Robert Bernardi, co-founder and former CEO of customizable CD company MusicMaker.com resigned as chairman of the Netco's board of directors Monday to pursue other interests.
Atomic Pop, the Santa Monica-based Web design firm and music site, melted down over the weekend and laid off its remaining 25 employees.
MTV and the WB, two of the biggest providers of entertainment, stand to suffer the most should the recommendations of the FTC report be adopted. Ad-industry insiders said that the regulations…
Hollywood scrambled Monday to assess whether a scathing FTC report represents mere political saber-rattling or the beginning of the end to marketing strategies aimed at getting kids interested in…