AOL Time Warner Inc. has tapped the ad budget of one of the last remaining dot-coms that actually has one.
Stories by Michael Learmonth
London-based magazine publisher and radio group Emap PLC announced today that it is reducing its planned investment in online operations by 50 percent.
The Economist magazine has taken a shortcut to high-speed Internet programming by signing a deal with a video streaming specialist with a private network to distribute its content across the existing narrowband Internet.
Deutsche Bank is to begin sending SMS messages to communicate with investors in DWS, its European mutual fund management unit.
After weeks of marathon negotiations with Europe's regulatory authorities, EMI and Time Warner say they are scrapping their $US20 billion merger plans.
When MP3.com Inc. (MPPP) launches its European music sites, it will be without some of the technologies that got the company in legal hot water in the U.S.
The European Union today denied a report that it has already made a decision to block Time Warner Inc. and EMI Group PLC's US$20 billion joint music venture.
A Brussels-based organization representing 400 independent record labels warned the European Commission on Tuesday that the proposed merger of America Online Inc., Time Warner Inc. and EMI Group PLC, and Vivendi's takeover of Universal could "result in total control of the emerging digital-delivery market for music."
U.S.-based Onemediaplace.com, a business-to-business advertising firm that has brokered deals between buyers and sellers for advertising on the Internet, in print magazines and in other outlets, announced Monday that it had taken a minority stake in a U.K.-based competitor, iMediapoint.com.
Britain's long wait for broadband Internet access is over, but British Telecom PLC's transition from telephone conglomerate to media company has just begun.
In 1997, Michael Roberston purchased MP3.com Inc. from a gentleman with the initials MP, in what may go down in dot-com history as the greatest speculative domain buy of all time. But four businessmen are showing that the histories of European country domains -.de, .fr, .it. and .es - are still being written.
In March, British late-deals travel site Lastminute.com PLC made one of the last blockbuster IPOs, just days before Europe's latest e-commerce malaise set in, raising £113 million (US$169.5 million).
Laying out a defense that sets the stage for a legal showdown at the end of the year, attorneys representing Napster Inc. responded Monday to the recording industry's request that the song-swap service be immediately shut down.
EMusic.com Inc. (EMUS) , one of the first and largest Web companies trying to gain its fortune selling MP3 downloads, has laid off 20 percent of its workforce and is now repositioning part of its business from the relatively small consumer-download market to business-to-business.
Seven law firms representing 16 record labels, one publisher, a rap star and an aging metal band all want a piece of Napster Inc.'s hide.