"Spider-Man" will swing into videostores Nov. 1 with lofty expectations from Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, which is mounting the studio's biggest marketing campaign, valued at more than $100…
AOL Time Warner has stepped up its search for a new head of America Online, but the company insisted Friday the move has no bearing on the future of current topper Bob Pittman, also the chief…
Japan's five leading commercial broadcasters, all based in Tokyo, are counting the high price of the switch to terrestrial digital broadcasting.
Mercedes-Benz is making a movie. Well, sort of. The German luxury automaker recently bowed a trailer for a new thriller called "Lucky Star," which stars Benicio del Toro, in British movie theaters…
Online travel agency Expedia has rejected a takeover bid from Barry Diller's USA Interactive, saying it sees more potential for growth if it remains independent.
Federal Communications Commission topper Michael Powell called on the consumer electronics biz Thursday to heed his instruction and begin equipping TV sets with digital tuners.
Andy Schuon has ankled his post as president and chief executive officer of Pressplay to take a high-level position at Infinity Radio, under recently installed topper John Sykes, dealing a setback to…
It doesn't take much to figure out what staffers were yelling at Yahoo! on Wednesday, when the Internet portal giant posted its first profit in six quarters.
After more than two years of fighting pitched legal battles against online piracy, Universal Music Group is making plans to dabble in the same file-format technology -- MP3 -- that helped make…
The atmosphere was subdued as near-defunct consulting firm Jupiter Media Metrix rolled out its seventh-annual Plug.In digital music festival Monday in Gotham, reflecting the pall that has hung over…
Cleaning up its own back yard, the Senate has blocked access to Internet file-swapping sites popular for downloading pirated pics.