Microsoft has landed its first deployment deal with a U.S. cable operator -- Charter Communications -- for its Microsoft TV service.
The DVD business is overtaking VHS rental in Japan, but the format isn't growing nearly as fast in that tech-savvy market as it has in Europe and the U.S. And home entertainment honchos have…
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In the quickest turnaround of its kind, Warner Home Video will release a special DVD edition of this week's "Uprising" miniseries less than six weeks after the program debuted Sunday on NBC.
While Disney was enjoying "Monster" box office receipts for its computer-animated theatrical release, DreamWorks and Universal Studios were raking in Shrek-sized green of their own with the biggest…
The New Zealand high court Thursday confirmed franchisees' exclusive right to supply the rental home-DVD market.
Practically an unknown -- and unseen -- movie for anyone under 45, "The Ruling Class" bounds back on DVD, almost 30 years after initial release, with a physical energy and verbal verve that belies…
Spanish-lingo Internet company YupiMSN has formed a strategic alliance with Mexican broadband service Zoom.TV.
In a blow to Hollywood's efforts to contain the spread of a DVD hacking program, a three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal ruled Thursday that computer programs like DeCSS are "pure…
CD pirates got a surprise Halloween visit Tuesday from Motion Picture Assn. anti-piracy officials and the Royal Thai police, who raided an illegal factory outside Bangkok.
Dropping one of its demands, the National Assn. of Broadcasters on Thursday said that it would no longer pressure cablers to carry a station's two signals during the transition to digital TV.