The convergent future of digital cable TV and interactive technologies such as the Internet has taken a step closer to reality with a new strategic alliance between consumer electronics manufacturer…
Tower Records is going global: The U.S. music retailer plans to launch a new venture on the Internet that will allow consumers around the world to order music, videos and books from their computers.
Barnes & Noble has decided to relieve itself of heavy startup costs and feed the frenzy of investors for Internet stocks by taking its online bookstore public.
Personal computer engineering design software company Autodesk Inc. has agreed to acquire Canadian-based Discreet Logic in a stock deal worth more than half a billion dollars, the firms announced…
Roadshow Entertainment exec Milt Barlow plans to ankle at the end of this year and hang out his own shingle, working on projects for Internet-based entertainment, TV and interactive video.
Viacom Inc.'s Spelling Entertainment reached a deal to sell the bulk of its game division, Virgin Interactive Entertainment, to Electronic Arts for $122.5 million in cash in a sign that Spelling's…
USA Networks confirmed Thursday that it has agreed to buy control of Internet city entertainment guide producer CitySearch Inc., which USA will merge with its Ticketmaster Online unit.
FCC Chairman Bill Kennard has set an informal deadline of Nov. 1, 1999, for TV set makers to begin producing television sets that can display a digital picture delivered via cable.
Barry Diller's USA Networks will extend its presence on the Internet and its localism strategy by buying control of Internet company CitySearch Inc., which it plans to merge into Ticketmaster Online…
The ResFest Digital Film Festival, a touring fest dedicated to the exhibition and promotion of digital filmmaking, returns to Los Angeles for the second year in a row, coming Friday and Saturday to…
The Directors Guild of America has won a preliminary injunction against a Las Vegas company that sought money from directors and actors through a Web site purportedly backed by the DGA.