Apple Goes Hollywood with Disney's Help

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The clamour continues as press and pundits ponder Apple's 'Showtime' announcement next week, and the prospect of online movie sales through iTunes is the topic driving the debate. Apple is widely expected to be...

MPAA: Online piracy cost Hollywood $2.3 billion

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A study ordered by the Motion Picture Association of America has claimed that Hollywood missed out on $6.1 billion last year in lost revenues due to piracy, with the internet denying copyright holders $2.3 billion...

God of War gets the Hollywood treatment

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Universal Pictures has bought the rights to create a film adaptation of Sony Computer Entertainment's critically acclaimed PlayStation 2 action-adventure, God of War, according to trade magazine Variety. The Hollywood trade publication...

Microsoft Courts Hollywood Allies

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When Apple Computer Inc. transformed the digital music scene in April 2003 by selling songs over the Internet, the richest man in the world was not amused. Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates had struggled for...

Hollywood seeks iTunes for film

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Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment is trying to develop and own the next iTunes--but for films. "We want to set business models, pricing models, distribution models like (Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs) did...

Hollywood Studios Sue Movie Downloaders/Swappers

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Following the lead of record companies suing small-time song-swappers, The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is representing several Hollywood movie studios in the first wave of lawsuits against individuals who have downloaded and/or are...

Hollywood lawsuits to target illegal file sharing

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The trade group that represents Hollywood's major motion picture studios is expected to announce Thursday that it intends to file as many as 230 lawsuits in coming weeks against individuals who have illegally shared copyrighted...

Hollywood takes P2P case to Supreme Court

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Hollywood studios and record companies on Friday asked the United States Supreme Court to overturn a controversial series of recent court decisions that have kept file-swapping software legal. The decisions have been...

Hollywood still wary of Microsoft

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For a while now Microsoft has tried to get into the 'Hollywood' market. By opening up its WMP9 codec and by making deals with popular movie industries like Disney. Even after all of...

Hollywood takes aim at campus file-swappers

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The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is taking new steps to stop illegal downloading of movies. MPAA is working closely with colleges around the US and developing new technologies that can be applied...

Hollywood talent confirmed for Pandora Tomorrow

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Ubisoft announced that three big Hollywood names will be lending their talents to Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Pandora Tomorrow. Ubisoft has today announced that three big Hollywood names will be lending their talents...

Hollywood group drops DVD-copying case

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A high-tech group associated with Hollywood has dropped a long-running lawsuit against a California programmer accused of publishing DVD-cracking code online, attorneys for both sides said Thursday. The DVD Copy Control Association...

Hollywood Wax Museum adds Mario

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Nintendo announces that Mario has become the first ever videogame character to be honored with a figure at the Hollywood Wax Museum. Nintendo has today announced that Mario has become the first ever...

Hollywood anti-P2P plan 'unworkable'

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Plans by a number of Hollywood studios to prevent the unauthorised redistribution of digital TV programming over the internet are doomed to fail, according to a leading consumer electronics executive. The Motion Picture...

Microsoft goes to Hollywood

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Microsoft's surprise decision to submit Windows Media Series 9 as a standards candidate to Hollywood underscores the software giant's ambitions to take its multimedia technology beyond the Net, as well as the considerable barriers it...

Hollywood alters movies to foil camcorder pirates

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Hollywood sends enforcers with night-vision goggles into movie theaters and puts metal detectors outside advance screening rooms, but still the industry can't stop pirates from recording films and selling illegal copies before their theatrical debuts....

Kazaa fires back at Hollywood Labels

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Sharman Networks, owner of the popular Kazaa file-swapping software, has launched a legal counterstrike against the major record labels and Hollywood studios, asserting they have "obscenely" abused their copyright powers In a...

Hollywood hacking bill hits House

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Copyright owners would be able to legally hack into peer-to-peer networks, according to a bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Thursday. As previously reported by CNET News.com, the measure would dramatically rewrite...

Could Hollywood hack your PC?

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Congress is about to consider an entertainment industry proposal that would authorize copyright holders to disable PCs used for illicit file trading. A draft bill seen by CNET News.com marks the boldest...

$1 films spook Hollywood

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A Taiwanese Web site is offering hundreds of videos on demand for just $1 each, trumping Hollywood's plans to deliver similar services and raising the specter of a new round of international copyright battles. ...

Microsoft schmoozes with Hollywood

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In its ongoing effort to strike entertainment and media partnerships, Microsoft's MSN portal will power the Web sites for two popular TV shows produced by NBC, according to sources familiar with the deal. ...

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