We knew Disney was building its own on-demand streaming service, a la Netflix or HBO GO, but we didn’t know the name. Now we do. Disney’s new streaming service will be called Disney+. While there’s been a few rumored names (it was misreported, at one point, to be “Disney Play”), word of this name comes […]... TechCrunch · 2 months
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