News/Media

Sony Corp's President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai

Lions Gate tried to discuss merger with Sony, leaked emails show

Movie maker Lions Gate Entertainment Corp executives last summer tried to meet with Sony Corp CEO Kazuo Hirai to discuss a possible merger or acquisition, according to emails found in documents stolen by hackers.

Read Full Article
National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center

No credible sign of plot on theaters over Sony movie: U.S. officials

Two U.S. security officials cast doubt on a threat against theaters planning to show Sony Corp's (6758.T) controversial movie about an assassination of the leader of North Korea, but police across the country vowed on Tuesday to take extra precautions.

Read Full Article
Sony Pictures Entertainment Corp

Sony Pictures warns staff on fraudsters misusing stolen data

Sony Pictures Entertainment advised its current and former employees to be on the alert for fraudsters looking to use their stolen data, which included detailed personal information.

Read Full Article
Sony Pictures Entertainment Corp

Sony executive may face call from Sharpton to resign over emails about race

Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton will meet next week with Sony Pictures Entertainment Co-Chairman Amy Pascal and decide whether her emails about President Barack Obama's race warrant calling for her resignation.

Read Full Article
Sony Corp

Cyber attack could cost Sony studio as much as $100 million

Sony Corp's (6758.T) movie studio could face tens of millions of dollars in costs from the massive computer hack that hobbled its operations and exposed sensitive data, according to cybersecurity experts who have studied past breaches.

Read Full Article
Drone

U.S. broadcaster intends to test newsgathering drones in Oregon

A U.S. media company said on Wednesday it wants to be among the first broadcasters to launch news-gathering drones once the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issues new policies governing the unmanned remote-control aircraft, with test flights beginning in Oregon.

Read Full Article
Sony Pictures Entertainment Corp

Sony Pictures struggles to recover eight days after cyber attack

Eight days after a massive cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the Hollywood studio was still struggling to restore some systems on Tuesday evening as investigators combed for evidence to identify the culprit.

Read Full Article
New Zealand

Middle-earth meets Middle Kingdom in NZ-China TV deal

China and New Zealand are to sign a deal which will make it easier to produce television content in the two countries, enabling the South Pacific island nation to showcase its natural landscape to lure more tourists.

Read Full Article
Spiderman

Sony aims for hefty jump in movie, TV revenue over three years

Japan's Sony Corp (6758.T) said it is aiming to lift its movie and TV revenue by more than a third in the next three years as it cuts costs and invests in potential hit films, including a new Spider-Man movie.

Read Full Article
Amazon

Amazon buys comedy service Rooftop Media to expand digital content

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is buying online comedy service Rooftop Media, a small deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.

Read Full Article
Cast of AMC Studios' hit series,

AMC Networks buys 49.9 percent stake in BBC America

AMC Networks Inc (AMCX.O) said on Thursday it agreed to pay $200 million for a 49.9 percent stake in BBC America and would take operational control of the cable television channel.

Read Full Article
Alibaba

Alibaba looking to expand Hollywood content offering: Bloomberg

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is looking to expand its entertainment content offering on its Internet television set-top boxes through deals with studios in the United States, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Read Full Article
Recruit Holdings

Online growth prospects help Japan's Recruit shine in market debut

Staffing firm Recruit Holdings Co Ltd (6098.T) surged in its market debut in Tokyo on Thursday, with investors leaping at a rare opportunity to grab part of a big Japanese company with strong online growth prospects.

Read Full Article
Voters for Hillary website

CrossClick Media Taps Clinton and Obama Campaign Call Center Veteran

CrossClick Media, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: XCLK) announced today the Company's management has retained Mr. Herschel L. Younger, a Call Center professional and a veteran of both Hillary Clinton senatorial campaigns in New York and both President Barack Obama's presidential campaigns.

Read Full Article
Bertelsmann

Bertelsmann to take full ownership of Gruner + Jahr

Germany's Bertelsmann (BTGGg.F) said on Monday it would take full ownership of Gruner + Jahr, publisher of magazines including Stern and Brigitte, as the German media conglomerate looks to speed up a late push into digital media.

Read Full Article
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  

Subscribe to VCpost newsletter

Sign up for our Deals of the Day newsletter.
We will not spam you!

Real Time Analytics