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  1. Blinkx, Movielink Form Ties

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Deal eases download search process. Online video-on-demand service Movielink has partnered with Web search company Blinkx in a deal that simplifies the search process for consumers to find content they want to download. Users of San Francisco-base ...

  2. TiVo Co-founder Ramsay Resigns As CEO

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST TiVo's Michael Ramsay, perhaps the man most responsible for introducing commercial-zapping digital video recording to television audiences worldwide, will relinquish his CEO title at the company he co (The Hollywood Reporter) -- TiVo's M ...

  3. Pols Press For Digital TV Switch

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST As part of the legislation overhauling the nation's intelligence agencies, lawmakers were expected to include a "Sense of the Congress" resolution expressing their desire that broadcasters vacate TV c WASHINGTON, D.Ç. (The Hollywood ...

  4. Music Choice To Bow On-Demand Videos Service

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice is developing a new music-videos-on-demand service that cable service providers including Comcast will make available to their digital cable subscribers over the next year. Music Choice is developing a new music-videos-on-demand servi ...

  5. Digital, DVD Records Showing Growth

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sales of digital video recorders (DVRs) and DVD recorders have increased significantly compared to the first nine months of 2003, according to a new report by the Consumer Electronics Assn. Sales of digital video recorders (DVRs) and DVD recorders ...

  6. Broadcasters Win Approval of DTV Proposal

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Broadcasters have beat back a proposal that would have required them to give up their analog channels and switch entirely to digital transmissions by 2009. Their allies on the Senate Commerce Committe WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- B ...

  7. CCE Buys Italian Promoter Friends & Partners

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment has extended its operations in Italy through the acquisition of Milan-based concert promoters, Friends & Partners for an undisclosed sum. Clear Channel Entertainment has extended its operations in Italy through ...

  8. CCE Buys Italian Promoter Friends & Partners

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment has extended its operations in Italy through the acquisition of Milan-based concert promoters, Friends & Partners for an undisclosed sum. Clear Channel Entertainment has extended its operations in Italy through ...

  9. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Retailer at odds with some labels over DRM. Retailer at odds with some labels over DRM. News ...

  10. Distribution Video & Audio Bows Kids' Line

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Distribution Video & Audio (DV&A) president Ryan Kugler has launched First National Pictures (FNP), a line of value-priced children's and family DVDs. DV&A will be the exclusive distributo Distribution Video & Audi ...

  11. Movielink Passes Muster At Justice Department

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Online video-on-demand (VOD) company Movielink is not a hindrance to competition in the home-video industry, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has ruled. LOS ANGELES -- Online video-on-demand (VOD) company Movielink is not a hindrance to compet ...

  12. Arbitron Pledges To Fast-Track PPM

    June 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ratings service by April 2006 a possibility. Pressured by Clear Channel's request for proposals for an alternative ratings system to Arbitron's current diary-based service, Arbitron said Monday it would offer a proposal next month that c ...

  13. NARM, VSDA Begin Talks To Merge

    June 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Partnership would tackle common issues. Partnership would tackle common issues. News ...

  14. Digital Video Firm NS8 Secures Financing

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Video on demand for cable television and the Internet is taking steps toward becoming a reality. Video on demand for cable television and the Internet is taking steps toward becoming a reality. Seattle-based NS8 Corp., which specializes in the dev ...

  15. Digital Video Firm NS8 Secures Financing

    June 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Video on demand for cable television and the Internet is taking steps toward becoming a reality. Video on demand for cable television and the Internet is taking steps toward becoming a reality. Seattle-based NS8 Corp., which specializes in the dev ...

  16. BMI Licensing Tracks To P2P Network

    May 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT QTrax, Xpeer to use new DRM system. QTrax, Xpeer to use new DRM system. News ...

  17. Nielsen Eyes Sports Sponsorship Service

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nielsen Sports, a unit of Nielsen Media Research, will launch a service this summer to measure televised sports sponsorships such as in-stadium signage, live broadcast promotions and audio mentions. LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Nielsen Sports ...

  18. Utsick Expands Operations Into Australia

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Veteran Australian promoters Michael and Kevin Jacobsen have partnered with U.S. promoter Jack Utsick Presents to form Jacobsen-Jack Utsick Presents. The 50-50 partnership will promote shows and theat Veteran Australian promoters Michael and Kevin ...

  19. CinemaNow Launches Film-Download Initiative

    January 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Online video-on-demand (VOD) service CinemaNow has launched a permanent download feature. The company is charging $14.99 for "download to own" movies such as "Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel." Online video-on-demand (VOD) service Cine ...

  20. Picture This: Comic Books Go Digital For DVD Series

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Smack! Blam! Crash! Comic-book fans can now get closer to their favorite illustrated superheroes with Digital Comic Books, a new form of DVD entertainment combining comics and film. Smack! Blam! Crash! Comic-book fans can now get closer to their f ...

  21. The Orchard Artists To Get Insurance

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Orchard Global Media Group says its will offer insurance to artists through a new partnership with Working Today's Freelancers Union, a New York non-profit group that provides independent workers with Orchard Global Media Group says its will ...

  22. Ticketmaster Names Biz-Development Exec

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST David Goldberg has been appointed to the newly created post of executive VP of strategy and business development at Ticketmaster. He will oversee growth strategies, mergers and acquisitions and public David Goldberg has been appointed to the newly ...

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