A little-noticed move by Universal Pictures appears to be a further sign of a truce in the longrunning digital sound cold war. Starting in January, the studio began releasing most of its films in…
Japan's Post & Telecommunications Ministry has apparently cooled its heels about digital terrestrial TV broadcasting by pushing back the start-up date in Japan by one to two years to 2001 or 2002, a…
The TV content code is heading for approval at the Federal Communications Commission next week, clearing the way for the installation of a V chip in TV sets by summer of 1999, say commission sources.
Federal Communications Commission staffers are recommending a one-year delay before TV set makers are required to put V chip-equipped sets on retail shelves.
A House subcommittee handed a preliminary victory Thursday to the copyright-rich recording and movie industries when it rejected proposals by telephone companies to weaken intellectual property law…
Time Warner Japan Entertainment will bring its second-generation dual-layer DVD to Japan in April with the release of the movie "Contact." The dual-layer DVD already is on the market in the U.S.
Two of New York U.'s professional schools have teamed with special effects house Digital Domain to create a new master's degree program for digital producing.
With digital television poised to transform home entertainment, a group of five major computer and electronics firms Thursday proposed a method of protecting video and audio content from unauthorized…
Media Roundtable on Wednesday revealed their own idea for a Hollywood-centered geo-economic cognomen: "Digital Coast." That's the name the interactive industry is supposed to use to promote and…
The FCC handed out 1,600 new digital TV channel assignments Wednesday, clearing the way for broadcasters across the country to make final investments in the biggest shift in television technology…