Articles by Viacom
Brock Lesnar Officially Courted By Bellator, Dana White Denies Talking With Former Ward
December 28 2014 10:30 PM
Bellator President Scott Coker divulges that his company will break the bank to land the services of WWE heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar.
BuzzFeed Gets $50 Million Investment to Become ‘Preeminent Media Company’
August 12 2014 8:40 AM
Entertainment website BuzzFeed got $50 million more for its future plan to become one of the major media companies.
Taylor Swift Jealous of Fellow Country Singer Kacey Musgraves' Success, Newcomer Closer to Katy Perry
May 30 2014 9:26 AM
A report claims Taylor Swift hates Kacey Musgraves.
Enjoy the Complete Sony Experience: PS4, New 65-Inch Curved LED TV and PS Vita
September 06 2013 3:19 PM
Sony is rolling out several technologies and devices for this year, and it seems like you can create your own technology unit with the PS4, the Sony Bravia S990A HDTV and the PS Vita.
Miley Cyrus Knew Her VMA Performance Would Make History [See Photos]
September 04 2013 1:36 PM
Miley Cyrus did not even know that what she was doing at the VMAs would shock anyone.
PS4’s Internet TV, Release Date at Gamescom; Xbox One Import Solution for Delay, New Feature Revealed
August 19 2013 12:14 PM
The PS4 release date may come as early as this week, while the Xbox One may have found a solution for those in the eight countries delayed for shipping of the Xbox One by way of the region lock-free capabilities of the next-gen console.
BlackBerry News: BB10 US Users Get Better Shows With PBS, Univisio, Viacom
March 28 2013 1:51 PM
BlackBerry widens the array of TV show choices for US BB10 users, while the 1M BB10 handset buyer has been revealed.
Cruise faced 'moment of truth' in Mission Impossible 4
December 08 2011 7:27 PM
Tom Cruise hit the red carpet on Wednesday for the world premiere of the fourth Mission Impossible film in which he performed his most daring stunt yet. "Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol" is filmed for the most part in Dubai.
Netflix in Australia in First Quarter of Next Year?
July 28 2011 8:02 AM
According to reports, Netflix's third international market will likely be Europe, Asia, and/or Australia.
LulzSec is gone, but #AntiSec antics live on with new hacks and data dump
July 01 2011 9:46 AM
Now operating under the #AntiSec banner, the LulzSec hackers are still busy causing trouble. The latest data dump posted to torrent sites goes after several governments worldwide as well as both Viacom and Universal Music Group.
Google acquires Irish firm to enhance YouTube clips
March 16 2011 1:46 PM
Giant internet firm Google continues its ongoing campaign of raising the quality of its services, snatching this week an Irish company that it deems would bring better technology in improving the video offerings of its subsidiary, YouTube.
“Battle: Los Angeles” Tops weekend film opening at $36 million ticket sales
March 14 2011 6:57 PM
A Sony Corp special-effects thriller, “Battle: Los Angeles” has led the domestic box office over the weekend after raking in an estimated $36 million in ticket sales.
Viacom appeals YouTube ruling, called decision 'flawed'
August 12 2010 6:17 PM
By Ed Oswald, BetanewsStill stinging from a court decision in June which threw out its $1 billion suit against video site YouTube, entertainment company Viacom filed an appeal Wednesday in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York.The original suit was filed in 2007, and a...
Hollywood studio venture Epix brings new content to Netflix Instant on Sept. 1
August 10 2010 5:37 PM
By Tim Conneally, BetanewsSeptember first, Netflix instant streaming will get a ton of new content from Viacom, Paramount Pictures, MGM Studios, United Artists, and Lionsgate Films thanks to a deal between Netflix and Studio 3 Partners' joint venture Epix, the companies announced Tuesday.According t...
Qualcomm remains committed to FLO TV and MediaFLO in light of possible sale
July 27 2010 7:47 PM
By Tim Conneally, BetanewsLast Week, the future of Qualcomm's FLO TV mobile TV business came into question after CEO Paul Jacobs said the chipmaker was "engaged in discussions with a number of partners," about what to do with the asset-rich service. The company recently gave Betanews some further in...
District Court rules YouTube did not infringe on Viacom's copyrights, case to be appealed
June 24 2010 2:35 PM
By Tim Conneally, BetanewsCopyrighted content uploaded to YouTube has been a problem ever since the site launched in 2005. In fact, "Me at the zoo," the first video ever uploaded to YouTube, is dated April 23, 2005. The first time Viacom took legal action against YouTube was exactly one month later,...