Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of CEA, to Keynote ESCA Digital, March 28, Los Angeles

Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and best-selling author, will join the home entertainment industry at the 9th annual ESCA Digital Conf... More

DMCA On The Table

By Paul Sweeting Newly introduced legislation to allow consumers to unlock their cell phones, prompted by a statement from the Obama Administration endorsing the idea, will likely... More

HITS Returns to Malibu for the 3rd Annual Hollywood IT Summit!

The Hollywood IT Society (HITS) has announced that its 3rd Annual Hollywood IT Summit will be held on Tuesday, May 7th in the George Elkins Auditorium at the Malibu Campus of Pep... More

Legal Crackdown May Finally Be Putting a Dent in Piracy

By Paul Sweeting Efforts to crackdown on online piracy by taking legal action against individual web sites that facilitate it are often likened to a game of Whac-a-Mole -- an endl... More

White House Statement On Cell Phones Could Unlock DMCA

The Obama Administration issued a statement Monday strongly endorsing consumers' right to unlock their cell phones that could hold broad implications for the use of digital rights ... More

Jargon Technologies Launches JargonTalk 2.0

Jargon Technologies announced the launch of JargonTalk 2.0, a cross-platform technology that enables advanced interactive applications which run on a multitude of devices. Building... More

Music Streaming Business Heats Up

By Paul Sweeting Music streaming services like Pandora and Spotify may be yet to turn a profit but the streaming business is suddenly hot, at least for the record labels. According... More

Sony Mostly Mum on M&E Plans For PlayStation 4

By Paul Sweeting Sony did not actually show a PlayStation 4 console at yesterday's Future of PlayStation event in New York, or reveal the price or ship date, so the presentation c... More

ESCA Goes Digital!

Special Edition of Industry's Annual Supply Chain Event Announced for March 28 in LA DEG and MESA have announced the return of their acclaimed annual event, ESCA, the Entertainmen... More

Video Will Make Up Two-Thirds of Mobile Data Traffic by 2017: Cisco

By Paul Sweeting Mobile video exceeded 50% of the total data traffic generated by mobile devices for the first time in 2012, and will account for two-thirds of mobile data traffic... More

Dijit Acquires Miso, the Second Screen Consolidation Continues

Dijit, the company lead by CEO Jeremy Toeman which has developed second screen apps NextGuide and Dijit Remote TV, has announced the acquisition of GoMiso, Inc, developer of the Mi... More

Apple TV Still a Hobby

By Paul Sweeting A recently discovered FCC filing by Apple does not contain good news for those banking on a fully integrated iTV set in the near future. Instead, the filing descr... More