E-book Buyers Are 21% More Likely to Be Female

From e-books to streaming music, people are moving to digital formats for their entertainment. But not all are moving at the same pace. The way we buy may be as much a factor of gender and ethnic group as spending power, according to this recent Nielsen U.S.

A Very Brief History of Web Video

December 1995-January 1999

First Mover: Nancy Tellem

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Hollywood Studios Make Cuts in Home Entertainment

Ailing DVD sales are not only bad for bottom lines; they’re also bad for employment. Deadline Hollywood reports Warner Bros. laid off 50 employees from its home entertainment and consumer products divisions. The redundancies amount to just 1 percent of the company’s domestic workforce, but the move represents a larger shift in the industry.