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Rovi Scores Litigation Win

Rovi Corporation announced that it has prevailed in a patent infringement proceeding in Italy.

Sensio Delivers NBA All-Star Game in 3D

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Sensio Technologies announced that they will distribute NBA All-Star Saturday Night and the 60th NBA All-Star Game to more than 100 international cinemas live in 3D.

Sony Launches Qriocity Music Service

Sony Corporation announced that it has launched its Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity service in France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

Decibel Purchases Singulus Blu-ray Replication Line

Singulus Technologies AG announced that it has sold one of its BLULINE Blu-ray Disc (BD) replication systems to Decibel Trading Service in Italy.

Universal and Paramount Ink Distribution Agreement

Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE) and Paramount Home Entertainment International (PHEI) announced that they have reached a five year agreement for UPIE to distribute Paramount home entertainment products in Italy.

DVD6C Seeks to Collect Unpaid DVD Royalties

The DVD6C Licensing Group (DVD6C) announced that its authorized licensor, Toshiba, has filed demands for arbitration to collect royalties allegedly due under DVD6C patent licenses with Axiom Technologies Manufacturing Pte Ltd. (Singapore), GDD Manufacturing S.r.l. (Italy) and Premium Disc Corporation (Canada).

Backward Compatible 3D Broadcasts in Italy

Sisvel Technology announced that Piedmont is the first region in Italy to broadcast free-to-air, backward compatible 3D TV content.

Survey Says Europeans Cautious of 3D TV

Twenga announced that, according to its Christmas shopping survey of 3,000+ European Internet users, 47% of Europeans don’t want to receive a 3D TV for Christmas.

Sony Qriocity VOD Makes European Debut

Sony Europe announced the European launch of Video On Demand powered by Qriocity.

Blu-ray Disc Sales Double in Europe

The Digital Entertainment Group Europe (DEGE) announced that, in the third quarter of 2010, Blu-ray Disc sales across Europe doubled year over year.

Police Smash CD and DVD Masterbox Piracy Ring

IFPI announced that more than 100 police officers in four countries have taken action against those involved in the alleged manufacture, supply and sale of unlicensed CD and DVD box sets that generated millions of euros in illegal sales.

Will Consumers Buy Into 3D TV?

Strategy Analytics announced that the results of its latest survey suggest roughly 8%-10% of the overall population is likely to actively view and potentially pay for 3D TV services.

Microsoft Zune Expands Internationally

Microsoft Corp. announced the further international expansion of Zune, its digital entertainment service. According to the statement, this fall, Zune will expand its music and video footprint and bring the free Zune software, Zune Marketplace online store, Zune Pass music subscription service and enhanced features on Zune.net to new markets on Windows-based PCs, Windows Phone [...]

Rovi Expands TotalGuide in Europe

Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision) announced that it has established new relationships with more than 19 European content providers, growing the number of services eligible to deliver their content through TotalGuide in Europe to more than 34 providers.

Sony Unveils Streaming Video and Cloud Music Services

Sony Corporation announced that its Video On Demand powered by Qriocity, a streaming video service, will be available this fall in five European countries including France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K.