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  1. Mandel to head new VNU unit

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    VNU Group said Tuesday that it has hired Jon Mandel as CEO of NielsenConnect, a new unit of VNU that will connect the company's information divisions in an effort to "follow the consumer."Read more

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  2. Tribune needs more time

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    Tribune Co. said Tuesday that it will extend its strategic review of assets beyond year's end.Read more

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  3. Pair taking 'Flight' with indie drama

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    Amy Smart and Patrick Wilson are taking off for "Life in Flight," an indie drama written by New York-based filmmaker and entrepreneur Tracey Hecht, who also is making her feature directorial debut. Plum Pictures is producing.Read more

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  4. Equity groups make EMI overture

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    Shares of EMI Group jumped more than 10% on Tuesday as the music giant told the stock exchange here that it has "received a preliminary ap- proach" for the company.Read more

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  5. NBC Uni will go online for tree lighting

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    You won't need to be in New York this year to attend NBC Universal's annual Christmas tree lighting at Rockefeller Center.Read more

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  6. Revver links with Verizon Wireless

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    Online video company Revver has partnered with Verizon Wireless to bring user-generated video content to VCast subscribers, the company is set to announce today.Read more

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  7. New TiVo menu: ads on delete

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    Before deleting that television show you just watched courtesy of TiVo, you'll be given the option to view a commercial, the latest in a series of enhancements the DVR pioneer will launch in an effort to profit from the proliferation of ad-skipping.Read more

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  8. Wal-Mart, Blockbuster soar into vid download market

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    Wal-Mart and Blockbuster Inc. said Tuesday that they will begin selling video downloads over the Internet, entering a potentially lucrative business that up to now has been dominated by such exclusive online sellers as Movielink, CinemaNow and Apple's iTunes.Read more

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  9. User-provided Web content soars

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    As more Americans connect to the Internet, increasing numbers are posting their own content online, according to the USC-Annenberg Digital Future Project survey set for release Wednesday.Read more

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  10. Housewives' handy as ABC wins week

    4:00 am 11/29/2006

    Sunday's "Desperate Housewives" helped lift ABC to a Thanksgiving-week win in the adults 18-49 demographic while CBS grabbed yet another victory in viewership.Read more

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