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…
Reps for several TV-set manufacturers are meeting in Chicago today to decide how V-chipped sets should handle unrated programming including sports, news and commercials.
Chalk up another vote for the digital videodisc. Fox, the last major studio to withhold acceptance of the open DVD home theater format, has finally jumped on the DVD bandwagon.
Trade show specialist the Reed Midem Organization will soon unveil a permanent cyberspace market for films and TV shows to be called Mip Interactive.
Paramount will kick off its slate of DVD releases with 10 pics pulled from its library, led by the Oct. 6 bow of its star franchise "Star Trek: First Contact."