Paul Bond

Study: Copyright Protection Biz A Sleeping Giant

Study: Copyright Protection Biz A Sleeping Giant

An exhaustive new study is estimating that the digital rights management industry will grow from $600 million worldwide in 2004 to $1.9 billion in 2009. After all, digitally delivered media that's so popular nowadays needs protecting.
CEO Caparro Latest To Step Down At Atari

CEO Caparro Latest To Step Down At Atari

Videogame company Atari said June 7 that CEO Jim Caparro, who joined the company late last year after an illustrious career in the music industry, has resigned.
DreamWorks Animation Shareholders File Lawsuit

DreamWorks Animation Shareholders File Lawsuit

The fallout from disappointing sales of the "Shrek 2" DVD continues for DreamWorks Animation SKG, which acknowledged June 2 that a law firm known for filing class-action claims filed a lawsuit on behalf of shareholders.
Sirius Quarterly Loss Widens, Revenue Jumps

Sirius Quarterly Loss Widens, Revenue Jumps

Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. on April 29 posted a loss of $193.6 million in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $144.1 million a year ago despite revenue that more than quadrupled to $43.2 million as its cost to acquire subscribers rose.
Corbis Adds To Dead-Celebrity Pool With Acquisition

Corbis Adds To Dead-Celebrity Pool With Acquisition

Bill Gates-owned Corbis, overseer of the world's largest archive of imagery, has paid an undisclosed sum for the Roger Richman Agency, one of the nation's largest agencies specializing in the promotion of deceased celebrities.
Icahn: Blockbuster Made 'Grave Error' With Hollywood

Icahn: Blockbuster Made 'Grave Error' With Hollywood

Famed financier Carl Icahn, the largest individual holder of Blockbuster shares, blasted management at the nation's leading video rental chain for its botched attempt at a hostile takeover of Hollywood Entertainment, and he vowed to take control of Blockbuster's board if certain changes aren't made.
Big Radio Tunes In To Net's Frequency

Big Radio Tunes In To Net's Frequency

At a time when major entertainment conglomerates have focused on optimizing their Internet businesses, major radio station groups have been unleashing initiatives to push into the Web space with a newfound urgency.

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