Fox Interactive Media

  1. Ross Levinsohn, Jim Lanzone, Claudia Cahill Added to Inaugural Digital Entertainment World Event

    November 13, 2013 1:03 PM EST Ross Levinsohn, CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, Jim Lanzone, president of CBS Interactive, and Claudia Cahill, CCO of OMD/The Content Collective have been added to the lineup of industry speakers slated to speak at the inaugural 2014 Digital En ...

  2. Biz Matters: Why Selling 10,000 Albums Ain't What It Used to Be, Ask Wavves or Delorean

    February 16, 2011 2:00 PM EST Why Selling 10,000 Albums Ain't What It Used to Be, Just Ask Delorean or Wavves -- The number of albums selling over 10,000 units dropped to 1,215 in 2010, according to Digital Music News' coverage of the New Music Seminar in L.A. That w ...

  3. Interest In News Corp.'s Myspace Sale High

    February 04, 2011 3:15 PM EST News Corp has tapped Allen & Co to field buyout interest for MySpace and has heard from about 50 parties, people familiar with the process told Reuters on Friday. The global media conglomerate is considering a handful of options for the future ...

  4. More Online Unique Video Viewers In March

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT More US consumers watched online videos in March, according to figures released on Tuesday by Nielsen , but they watched fewer videos than in the year-prior period. Unique viewers grew 1.3% year-over-year to 131.7 million but the number of views d ...

  5. News Corp Posts Steep Loss On Writedown

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Rupert Murdoch's News Corp posted its biggest ever quarterly net loss, after taking an $8.4 billion writedown for the value of its Dow Jones acquisition, broadcasting licenses and other assets. Excluding the charge, the results missed Wall St ...

  6. MySpace Music Launches with Notable Upgrades, Glaring Omissions

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MySpace will flip the switch on its long-anticipated MySpace Music service on Thursday, completely revamping every element of the music section of the social network and bringing several elements of the music industry to the table with the launch. ...

  7. Fox Hits Big With Expanded iTunes Partnership

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The monumental ratings of "American Idol" may have declined ever so slightly this year. But sales numbers at Apple's iTunes store following the just-concluded season make clear that public demand for "Idol"-related recordi ...

  8. MySpace Karaoke Goes Live

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MySpace unveiled the beta launch of a new music service called MySpace Karaoke. The user-generated service allows members to sing, record and share recordings of themselves singing along to the songs of their choice. Each member can save up to 10 ...

  9. Virtual Idol

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While the other broadcast networks look with envy at the iron grip Fox's "American Idol" has on audiences, the show's creators have ensured that its reach goes well beyond its successful primetime slot-all in the name of extend ...

  10. MySpace Goes Mobile In Europe With Vodafone

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST MySpace has forged an exclusive European partnership with Vodafone in a development which will enable the wireless carrier's customers to remotely view and edit their MySpace profiles. The deal, unveiled Wednesday (Feb. 7), heralds Fox Intera ...

  11. MySpace Enters Japan

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST JV is MySpace's first Asian affiliate. MySpace.com and Tokyo-based Internet service provider SoftBank confirmed widespread speculation Tuesday (Nov. 7) by announcing the launch of MySpace Japan. As previously reported , Tokyo-based MySpace Ja ...

  12. MySpace Enters Japan

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST MySpace.com and Tokyo-based Internet service provider SoftBank confirmed widespread speculation Tuesday (Nov. 7) by announcing the launch of MySpace Japan. MySpace.com and Tokyo-based Internet service provider SoftBank confirmed widespread specula ...

  13. Fox DVD, Download Dates In Sync

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Expected to kick off in October. Fox Interactive Media is set to confirm today (Aug. 14) that beginning in October its online properties will sell movies day-and-date with their DVD release. The first sales will go through Direct2Drive, one of the ...

  14. Google Enters Ad Pact With News Corp.

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet giant to pay media company $900 million. Google will pay News Corp. $900 million to provide search and advertising services for MySpace and over a dozen other Fox Interactive controlled sites. Under terms of the multi-year agreement, Goog ...

  15. Karaoke/Social Networking Site Launches

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Visitors can rate, comment for free. Investment interest is growing in user generated content sites that blend elements of karaoke and social networking. SingShot, a San Francisco-based startup from former RealNetworks business development executi ...

  16. Sprint's Reddick To Open Billboard MECCA Fall 2006

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Event to take place Sept. 11 in Los Angeles. Billboard revealed today (July 24) that Paul Reddick, Sprint’s VP of business development and product innovation, will be the opening keynote speaker for the Billboard MECCA Fall 2006 conference. The mo ...

  17. News Corp.'s Takeover Of IGN Official

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News Corp. said Oct. 4 that its Fox Interactive Media unit has completed the takeover of online entertainment and videogaming destination IGN Entertainment for about $650 million. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- News Corp. said Oct. 4 that its Fox Int ...

  18. News Corp. Buys IGN Ent.

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. on Sept. 8 made another step toward becoming an Internet powerhouse, unveiling an agreement to acquire online community and entertainment firm IGN Entertainment for about $ NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Rupe ...

  19. News Corp Buys MySpace.com Owner For $580 Million

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal part of company's new internet biz unit. News Corp., the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch, is buying the online company Intermix Media Inc., owner of the social networking site MySpace.com, for $580 million in cash. The de ...