America Online head of programming James de Castro, who oversaw the company's massive AOL 8.0 rollout, has ankled his post after just seven months on the job, marking the latest in a slew of…
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Motion graphics vet Rex Cook has founded motion-graphics and design studio AvatarLabs, based in Encino. The company's initial projects are for graphics on "Still Standing" on CBS and "James Cameron's…
Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment signed a global deal to provide content for the consumer portal of T-Mobile's wireless service. The deal, covering the United States and Europe, is Sony's first…
Vigorous shareholder opposition has evidently scuttled the planned merger between troubled music Netco Liquid Audio and media distribution company Alliance Entertainment Corp.
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Kodak's Web site for student filmmakers is giving away a 400-foot roll of 16mm movie film each day for the rest of the month as a promotion for its site's one-year anniversary.
Another anti-piracy technology company, RightsLine also announced several hires and the opening of two offices. The Los Angeles company named Roger Kleckner as VP of direct sales -- strategic…
Macrovision said it has acquired Midbar Tech, an Israeli maker of software controlling music copying. It also ended an alli-ance with TTR Technologies while buying that company's software to prevent…
Fan site Movies.com has added online material from corporate cousin "Ebert and Roeper" to its movie review sections.
It's bygones for now: Rival digital video recorder makers TiVo and Sonicblue said Friday the two companies will dismiss their patent infringement lawsuits against one another and focus on boosting…