Imax Corp. has acquired the rights and patents that will allow it to produce the world's first large-format laser film recorder, facilitating Imax's ability to digitally record computer-generated or…
In a development that may signal a growing alliance between the two global giants, Sony Corp. and Microsoft Corp. have agreed to jointly develop interactive set-top boxes that will allow cable TV…
Avid Technology, maker of computer-based video, film, and audio editing and compositing tools, on Monday agreed to a $285 million acquisition of Softimage.
The competition for wired New Yorkers looking for a good time heats up today as the New York Times launches its second Website, an online city guide called New York Today.
Seagram prexy/CEO Edgar Bronfman Jr. said the match of his Universal Music Group with Polygram was a "marriage made in music heaven," and asserted that developing technologies, such as digital…
Satcaster DirecTV has inked a deal with multimedia publisher Ziff-Davis to carry its fledgling computer-oriented cable channel ZDTV, which bowed last month.
The authority on the book publishing industry is now on the Web. R.R. Bowker's Literary Market Place launched its online directory of U.S. and international publishers, and publishing services…
In preparation for the relaunch of its digital service on June 15, German pay TV web Premiere announced on Wednesday the addition of thematic channels to its digital platform.
Online bookseller Amazon.com jumps into the online record sales fray today by adding albums to its portfolio.
Sony Corp. said Tuesday that beginning July 1 it will market in Japan a first-of-its-kind digital camera that can record video images and still pictures.
NBC has continued its commitment to new media by spending $26 million for a 5% stake in Internet company CNET and roughly $11 million for a 19% stake in CNET's Internet portal service Snap!