Hub Network To Become Discovery Family Channel Once Hasbro pulled out a 10 percent stake in the Hub network, Discovery Communications quickly decided to rebrand the channel Discovery Family Channel. How will the change fare out and why did it happen?
Sep 26 2014, 4:41pm CDT
Dragon Con 2014: Revenge Porn and Sexual Harassment At Dragon Con this year, Electronic Frontier Forums hosted a panel all about revenge porn. During the same weekend, hackers posted unauthorized pictures of female celebrities. How do the topics relate?
Sep 6 2014, 5:45pm CDT
Girl Meets World Brings in 5.2 Million Viewers Disney's Girl Meets World is a spin-off of the wildly popular ABC sitcom Boy Meets World, which ended in 2000. And the millennial generation definitely tuned in.
Jun 29 2014, 2:29am CDT
Oral-B Toothbrush Now Comes with an Oral Care App Oral-B has now launched an interactive oral care app for kids called Disney Magic Timer App to help increase brushing time. An Oral-B toothbrush with a dentist-friendly smartphone app has also been launched recently. The objective is to allow your dental health to be in synch with your dentist’s orders.
Mar 5 2014, 4:44am CST
'Disney Infinity' Play Sets Land On PC With Huge Discounts From today the PC version of Disney Infinity will offer full access to the Play Sets as well as the Toy Box mode. Previously the PC game only supported Toy Box play, in much the same way as the iPad app. Now, players...
Feb 28 2014, 11:06am CST
'Infinity' Game Brings Disney's Profits Record High The Walt Disney Company resoundingly beat Wall Street estimates for its 2014 1st quarter earnings, with strong performances across the board from cable networks to parks to movies. But perhaps the biggest star was its...
Feb 5 2014, 5:33pm CST
Toyota Highlander Super Bowl Ad Features Terry Crews and Muppets The all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander ad that will get shown in the Super Bowl features NFL player and actor Terry Crews not to mention the Muppets. The advert has generated quite a bit of anticipation among both children and adults due to the presence of the Muppets character known as Rowlf the Dog in it.
Jan 25 2014, 4:17am CST
Frozen Movie Breaks Previous Disney Records The animated classic from Disney called Frozen has broken all previous records by the colorful dream factory. The movie is not only way up there in matters of box office sales but its sound track hit the high watermark on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Jan 11 2014, 6:14am CST
Apple TV Adds Vevo, Disney, Weather and Smithsonian Channel Apps Apple TV is now supporting Vevo Music Video app that allows its users to access library of 75,000 music videos. Along with Vevo, many other content apps are added for Apple TV users including Disney Channel, Disney XD, Weather Channel, and Smithsonian Channel.
Aug 27 2013, 10:36am CDT
Sony and Disney to Stream Movies in Theatres Sony and Disney have united in a stand against video piracy. They will collectively stream movies in theaters across South Korea to offset the Asian piracy threat.
Jun 24 2013, 9:37am CDT
Netflix Signs Exclusive Deal with DreamWorks for Animation TV Series The company known as Netflix is about to get some serious children’s content from DreamWorks Studios. It has signed an exclusive deal with DreamWorks in accordance with which it will get access to more than a dozen days’ span worth of animated material.
Jun 17 2013, 8:57am CDT
DirecTV Consider to Acquire Hulu DirecTV, the second largest satellite provider in the United States is vacillating over a decision. Should it or should it not buy Hulu? And furthermore ought it to wholly or partially acquire the online site that lends access to television programs?
May 18 2013, 4:27am CDT
Disney closed factories in Bangladesh The Walt Disney Company has sold merchandise which ranges from T-Shirts to Coffee Mugs in foreign countries. But recently due to dangerous accidents it has decided to forgo production in countries such as Bangladesh as well as Pakistan. One of the reasons is the high risk nature of these nations.
May 3 2013, 4:03am CDT
Disney, IMAX Sign Deal For 3 More 3D Movies There's fresh ink on a new agreement between Disney and IMAX that will bring three new Disney 3D titles to the super-screen in 2011.
The latest in the Jack Sparrow saga, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, the...
Jun 23 2010, 2:55pm CDT
Disney Properties To Splash On iPad After you're finished watching Lost on your iPad, you can read some iPad-exclusive Disney e-books, check out a brand new ESPN app, and then skim through hundreds of Marvel comics.
All those features will be available on...
Apr 1 2010, 7:37pm CDT
Disney Stores To Take After Apple Stores? Apparently Microsoft isn't the only company that wants to copy the design of Apple's successful retail store franchise. The New York Times (via AppleInsider) reported today that Disney is in the process of revamping all...
Oct 13 2009, 10:29am CDT
Disney Buys Marvel For $4 Billion The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Marvel Entertainment, Inc. in a stock and cash transaction, the companies announced today.
Under the terms of the agreement and based on the closing price of Disney on...
Aug 31 2009, 10:07am CDT
Disney buys 30% of Hulu and puts ABC TV Shows on Hulu Videos service Hulu continues to build up its strength. Hulu is already in the top 3 video services, now the WSJ reports that Disney buys a 30% stake in Hulu.
Hulu is a joint venture of NBC and News Corp. Now Disney...
Apr 30 2009, 10:17am CDT
TiVO to Offer Disney Movie Rentals on Demand TiVO announced today that TiVO subscribers will soon get the ability to download movies from The Walt Disney Studios to broadband connected TiVO DVRs directly from the TV. The titles will be available to rent through a...
May 28 2008, 1:00pm CDT
Disney Says Discs of Tron Available on Xbox Live Arcade Soon One of the first movies I ever remember that was centered on a video game was the early 1980’s Disney film Tron. I spent lots of time when I was a kid in the arcade playing the video game that the movie spun off.My...
Feb 8 2008, 8:47am CST
Disney Pixar Takeover Decision Early This Week? The Reuters reports that the Disney Board meets Monday to decide if and how they are going to buy Pixar Animation Studios.
Looks like the Disney Board confirmed the purchase of Pixar.
Last week the news...
Jan 22 2006, 8:36am EST
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