Pacific Century CyberWorks (PCCW) shareholders have unanimously voted in favor of the proposed merger with Cable & Wireless HKT. The Internet company, headed by billionaire Richard Li, is confident…
Basing its entire business plan on the notion that the whole world doesn't have to end its Web addresses with .com -- and everyone recognizes the term TV -- Idealab! startup DotTV has inked deals…
Primedia announced Monday a slew of deals with dot-coms, including extreme sports site Swell.com, online travel company ByeByeNow.com, community developer DigitalMediaNet.com and software creator…
Singer k.d. lang has joined the board of advisors of Netcaster Eveo, where she will evaluate video submissions with an eye toward picking talent to use in her own musicvids.
Former Warner Bros. Music exec David Goodman has been tapped to head LockStream Corp, the Seattle-based digital rights management startup that protects digitally distributed music and video files…
eV, a new monthly covering the interaction of the entertainment industry with the burgeoning digital economy, will be launched by Variety on Sept. 12.
Disney Interactive has inked a deal with Into Networks' PlayNow.com service to create the Disney Interactive Channel, enabling Netizens to play Mouse House-branded vidgames online against other users…
The dot com-uppance continued on Friday with Netcasters Pseudo Programs and Beatnik announcing substantial staff cutbacks and realignments of their business plans. Pseudo on Friday laid off 58 of its…
John Hegeman, the Internet marketing guru behind much of Artisan Entertainment's "Blair Witch Project" campaign, is launching his latest venture today -- the sci-fi, horror and fantasy destination…
Vet Paramount exec Gino Campagnola has been promoted to the newly created post of exec VP of electronic cinema.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America, which reps all the major labels, has filed a copyright infringement suit against Bakersfield, Calif.-based MP3Board Inc.