Once registered, you can:

  • - Read additional free articles each month
  • - Comment on articles and featured creative work
  • - Get our curated newsletters delivered to your inbox

By registering you agree to our privacy policy, terms & conditions and to receive occasional emails from Ad Age. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Are you a print subscriber? Activate your account.

Macrovision-Gemstar Deal Sends Shares Down

By Greg Published on .

Macrovision Corp., which makes anti-copying software for video and other content, agreed to buy Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc., the Wall Street Journal says (subscription required.) But investors showed displeasure for the deal, sending both companies’ stock down. Macrovision’s plan is to let users call up information on TV shows, as well as accessing their photos and music libraries on a variety of devices using its software and Gemstar’s programming data.
Most Popular
In this article: