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Technicolor Reports Full Year 2016 Results

Technicolor SA announced financial and production results for its full year 2016.

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Corel Rolls Out VideoStudio Ultimate X10

Corel Corporation announced that it has released its new VideoStudio Ultimate X10 ($99.99) video editing software.

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Technicolor Sues Samsung for Patent Infringement

Technicolor announced that it is suing Samsung Electronics for allegedly infringing ten of the company’s patents dealing with video coding, telecommunications and associated technologies.

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Huawei Sued for MPEG-4 AVC Patent Infringement

MPEG LA announced that several patent holders in its MPEG-4 AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed enforcement actions against Huawei Technologies Deutschland.

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ZTE Accused of Infringing MPEG-4 AVC Patents

MPEG LA announced that several patent holders in its MPEG-4 AVC Patent Portfolio License have filed enforcement actions against ZTE Deutschland.

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Imation R.I.P.

Born in 1996 as a spin-off of 3M’s data storage and imaging divisions, Imation Corp. announced that it will change its name to GlassBridge Enterprises.

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VIZIO to Pay $2.2 Million to FTC and State of New Jersey

The Federal Trade Commission announced that VIZIO has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle charges it installed software on its TVs to collect viewing data without consumers’ knowledge or consent.

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1847 Partners Completes Acquisition of Cinram Europe

1847 Partners, in association with the GEM Group, announced the completion of its acquisition of the European Cinram Group from Najafi Companies.

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Eight Harry Potter Films Coming to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced that it plans to release all eight Harry Potter films on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc this year.

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Consumers Unfamiliar With 4K Ultra HD

Snell Advanced Media announced its latest study suggests that the vast majority of Americans are unfamiliar with the ins and outs of 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD).

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CyberLink PowerDVD 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Playback Software Ready to Roll

CyberLink Corp. announced that its latest PowerDVD media playback software is shipping with Pioneer’s latest 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray drives.

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USITC Investigates Sony Linear Tape-Open (LTO) Complaint

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced that it will investigate a complaint filed by Sony alleging that Linear Tape-Open (LTO) cartridges and components imported by Fujifilm infringe patents owned by the company and affiliates.

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Redbox and Paramount Ink Distribution Agreement

Redbox announced that it has signed a new agreement for 2017 with Paramount Home Media Distribution.

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Technicolor Laying Off 96 at Olyphant Site

Some sad news today. It has come to our attention that Technicolor Home Entertainment Services is planning additional layoffs at its optical disc (CD, DVD, Blu-ray) replication and distribution facility in Olyphant, Pennsylvania.

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Optical Disc Drive Producers Could Face Fines in Brazil

Brazil’s antitrust watchdog announced that it is recommending fines be imposed on six optical disc drive producers for allegedly participating in a price fixing cartel.

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