Apple's Former Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Named to Airbnb's Board of Directors  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple's former retail chief Angela Ahrendts, who left the company last month after five years, has joined Airbnb's board of directors. Airbnb CEO Brian... more
Star Wars Third Live-Action TV Series May Release Before Game of Thrones Creators’ 2022 Movie  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Disney will release ‘at least one more’ live-action Star Wars series on Disney+ during the three-year hiatus for... more
Disney Takes Control of Hulu to Challenge Netflix, Amazon  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Disney said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast, as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video streaming market. more
Disney is going to take over Hulu. Now what? (The 3:59, Ep. 560) - CNET  CNET · 6 days
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Disney is set to completely take over Hulu video - CNET  CNET · 6 days
From The 3:59 show: Disney and Comcast reached a deal giving Disney full control of the streaming service. more
Disney takes over Hulu from Comcast, setting up future combos with Disney Plus - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Even though Comcast is pulling out of ownership, NBCUniversal content isn't leaving anytime soon. more
Disney Gains Full Control of Hulu Following Deal With Comcast  MacRumors · 6 days
Disney has slowly been acquiring a larger stake in Hulu, most recently thanks to its acquisition... more
Disney is taking operational control of Hulu, with Comcast selling its stake in 2024  TechCrunch · 6 days
Disney will be taking full operational control of Hulu, although Comcast will hold onto its ownership stake until 2024. Disney... more
Comcast is giving Disney full control of Hulu  THE VERGE · 6 days
Comcast and Disney have announced an agreement that will give Disney full control of Hulu starting today. It’s part of... more
Hotstar, Disney’s Indian streaming service, sets new global record for live viewership  TechCrunch · 1 week
Indian video streaming giant Hotstar, owned by Disney, today set a new global benchmark for the number of people an OTT service can draw... more
Netflix acquires kids’ educational content co., StoryBots  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Netflix is further investing in its children’s programming ahead of the launch of a highly anticipated rival: Disney+. The company announced today it has acquired StoryBots — a children’s media company and brand created... more
Disney reports strong second-quarter, but takes $353 million write-down on Vice  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Walt Disney Co. is writing down its investment in Vice Media for the second time in less than a year. In its otherwise upbeat second-quarter earnings... more
Avengers: Endgame coming to Disney Plus on Dec. 11 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Marvel's superhero epic will land at Disney Plus a month after the streaming service launches. more
Avengers: Endgame will stream exclusively on Disney+ on December 11th  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Avengers: Endgame will stream exclusively on Disney+, the company’s upcoming streaming service, beginning on December 11th,... more
Apple Music publishing division hires ex-Disney and YouTube exec to woo songwriters  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Apple has hired the former head of songwriter and publisher relations at YouTube for a senior role in its Apple Music publishing division … more…... more
Disney Sets Release Dates for New Star Wars Movies, Delays Avatar Sequels  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Disney has set new release dates for future Star Wars movies, while rearranging James Cameron’s Avatar sequels and other Fox movies, in addition to... more
Disney: Star Wars and Avatar movies coming every Christmas until 2027 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Apart from a break in 2020, the holidays will be dominated by Avatar and Star Wars sequels for almost a decade. more
Disney reveals future of Marvel, Star Wars, and Avatar releases post-Fox purchase  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Disney’s slate of upcoming live-action and animated films following its acquisition of 21st Century Fox is just as enormous as one might expect. Over... more
New Star Wars trilogy starting Christmas 2022, Disney confirms - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Christmas is dominated by Avatar sequels for the next couple of years, then Star Wars takes over again. more
Spoiler-heavy Spider-Man trailer establishes a way forward for Disney’s Marvel Universe  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A new trailer for “Spider-Man: Far From Home” has just been released, and it’s setting up a way for Marvel to finally unite the disparate elements... more
Disney sells off Fox’s regional sports networks to Sinclair for $10 billion  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Sinclair is buying 21 regional sports networks from Disney in a $10 billion deal that marks the final major detail of Disney’s massive Fox... more
Report: Sinclair to buy Disney’s 21 regional sports networks for $10B  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
TV broadcasting company Sinclair will buy 21st Century Fox’s 21 regional sports networks from Disney for $10 billion, according to a report from The Wall Street... more
Razer and Disney join up to celebrate Star Wars Day!  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Just in time for Star Wars Day, Razer unveiled a slick new desktop set based on the iconic Imperial Storm Trooper. As Star Wars fans across the globe... more
A Willow TV series may come to Disney+  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Ron Howard might be returning to the world of his classic epic fantasy film Willow. The director confirmed that he... more
Dumbo: How we made the visual effects  BBC · 3 weeks
Richard Stammers of MPC explains the challenges of making the new Walt Disney film. more
Avengers: Endgame earned an astonishing $1.2 billion in its opening weekend  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Disney’s latest blockbuster has smashed box office records, pulling in an astonishing $1.2 billion... more
Avengers: Endgame Heads for $300 Million Weekend Debut in US, Canada  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Avengers: Endgame hauled in a record $60 million at US and Canadian box offices on Thursday night, and Disney "cautiously" predicted $300 million weekend debut. more
Comcast in talks to sell Hulu stake to Disney  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Comcast is in talks about selling its 30 percent stake in Hulu to Disney, according to a report from CNBC this morning. The discussions are still in early stages. Comcast... more
Report: Comcast in talks to sell Hulu stake to Disney  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Comcast is in talks about selling its 30 percent stake in Hulu to Disney, according to a report from CNBC this morning. The discussions are still in early... more
Group Nine hires Brian Lee to lead its commerce business  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Group Nine Media has hired Brian Lee to as its first executive vice president of commerce. Lee held a similar role at Maker Studios before its acquisition by... more
Netflix offers $2 billion more in debt to fund its content spending  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Netflix is raising another $2 billion in debt to fund its content spending and other expenses, the company announced this morning. The news comes... more
Top 5 reasons why Netflix should be scared video - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Netflix is the leader in streaming right now, but things are changing with increased competition from Amazon, Hulu, Apple and Disney. more
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