DirecTV is not expected to submit a bid in the current first round, and observers see Apple as an unlikely bidder, but various online and technology companies have looked at the online video joint venture.
The company's revenue came in weaker than expected, but reduced operating expenses helped boost the bottom line as CEO Carol Bartz declined to comment on Yahoo's interest in online video site Hulu.Read more
Despite Hulu's success as a streamer of premium content, insiders and analysts aren't surprised that Disney, News Corp. and NBCUniversal are at least considering selling their stakes in the asset.Read more
Behind the Screen explores the impact of technology on movies and TV shows, specifically content producers, cinematographers, editors, VFX shops and artists, sound mixers and editors, technical (including R&D) roles and the post-production community. This includes products from companies like Red, Canon, Dolby and Avid to new hires in key below-the-line positions on movies or at below the line post/VFX shops