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Oscar winner Bardem denounces movie piracy

Oscar winner Bardem denounces movie piracy

Spanish actor Javier Bardem has joined with film-makers in urging Internet users to support creative industries struggling to survive in an age of digital piracy by shunning illegal downloading of…

Baidu signs deal with music labels

Baidu signs deal with music labels

Baidu, the Chinese Internet search company, has signed a deal with three major record labels allowing it to offer free music downloads to users. The deal represents a coup for…

The Sun site is hacked

Hackers  from Lulz Sec seized control of the website of The Sun, the sister publication of the recently shuttered News of the World. The website briefly displayed a fake news…

ESPN Star Sports launches 24/7 HD sports channels in India

ESPN Star Sports launches 24/7 HD sports channels in India

ESPN Star Sports, Asia’s biggest sports content provider, has confirmed the launch of ESPN HD & Star Cricket HD, India’s first 24/7 HD sports channels. With the introduction of two…

CNN app streams 24 hours news

CNN and HLN’s complete 24-hour television networks will be streamed live on CNN.com, the CNN App for iPad and the CNN App for iPhone and iPod touch, effective immediately. CNN…

AT&T U-verse mobile app expands to Android

The AT&T U-verse mobile app has expanded to several Android devices, including the LG Thrive, LG Phoenix and Samsung InfuseTM 4G, and the Windows Phone HTC HD7S˙. U-verse Mobile is…

Rovi loses Ziggo patent case

Rovi loses Ziggo patent case

Dutch cable operator Ziggo has emerged victorious from its lawsuit against Rovi according to the IE Forum – a platform for lawyers in intellectual property protection. Rovi had accused Ziggo…

Team chief: F1 needs to monetise new media

Team chief: F1 needs to monetise new media

Martin Whitmarsh, team principal at McLaren, has suggested that although Formula One has benefited from its exposure on television under the sport’s commercial chief Bernie Ecclestone, the changes in technology…

Skylink for sale

J&T Group, a Czech-Slovak private equity company, is planning to sell the satellite TV channel Skylink, Czech newspaper E15 has reported, citing an unidentified person familiar with the matter. Several…

Pacific Television moves to SES World Skies

SES World Skies, a division of SES, has confirmed a new capacity deal on two SES satellites with transmission and live production provider Pacific Television Center aimed at expanding and…