New FCC chairman Michael Powell said Tuesday there's no question that wealthier Americans will be the first to benefit from fancy new digital gadgets, but that this so-called digital divide is part…
Universal Pictures subsid Hypnotic has acquired exclusive worldwide distribution rights to four shorts that bowed at this year's Slamdance Film Festival, which the Netco sponsored.
The light is going out in the fridge on Friday. Unable to secure sufficient funding, Netcaster Icebox.com announced that it will shutter by the end of the week.
Entertainment marketing and branding powerhouse Pittard Sullivan has laid off 11% of its staff as the company restructures its operations. Most of the layoffs come out of the company's Culver City…
Vivendi Universal's online gaming subsid Flipside.com said Tuesday it will acquire rival Uproar for $140 million in a deal that should create one of the largest interactive gaming networks on the…
While Disney's shuttering of long struggling portal Go.com reflects its acknowledgment of an expensive failure, last week's move signals much more than that: Hollywood's fear of the Internet is gone.
Steve Golin's Los Angeles-based management and production company Anonymous Content has begun production on a series of Internet-based shorts exec produced by David Fincher. John Frankenheimer, Ang…
CNBC prexy Bill Bolster has been upped to chairman-CEO of CNBC, where he will head up the financial news net's global operations, business development and sales.
Shooting Gallery has named Joseph Tedeschi as prexy of the company, overseeing operations and managing new business initiatives.
Making good on a promise in 1999 to release the studio's first animated movie classic on DVD this fall, Buena Vista Home Entertainment has set a date of Oct. 9 for the debut of a special DVD edition…
A serious news program has become one of the most successful sites on the Web -- thanks to its stripping newscasters. Set up just over a year ago, 30-minute Webcast Naked News attracts 5.5 million…