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…
America Online goes into business today with the E! Online entertainment Web site, in an agreement that gives E! a coveted anchor-tenancy spot on AOL's Entertainment Channel front screen.
America Online has laid off 40 people -- half of its work force -- at its Culver City-based Entertainment Asylum unit, which develops interactive programs for the Internet and the popular AOL service.
A keynote address by Thomas Dolby Robertson, CEO of the California-based software company Headspace -- but better known as '80s pop star-cum-techno-whiz Thomas Dolby -- caught the imagination of…
The fifth annual Milia multimedia market drew to its ceremonial close Tuesday night with the presentation of the Milia D'Or 98 Awards at the Palais des Festivals. The evening's big winner was "F22…