Post Tagged with: "Disney"

Maker Studios to Create Their Own Video Platform
/ May 8, 2014 2:56 pm
Maker Studios to Create Their Own Video Platform

Adweek reports that Maker Studios announced on Tuesday at the Digital Content NewFronts that it will be debuting Maker.tv, a consumer-facing video platform that appears to challenge YouTube. Read More

Disney to Acquire Maker Studios
/ March 25, 2014 2:52 pm
Disney to Acquire Maker Studios

Furthering its goal of bringing content to consumers on all the platforms they prefer, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has agreed to acquire Maker Studios, the leading network of online video content on YouTube. Maker Studios shareholders will receive total consideration of $500 million, and a performance-linked earn-out of up to $450 million if the strong performance targets are met. Read More

Disney to Launch Disney Movies Anywhere, an iTunes App to Build Movie Libraries
/ February 26, 2014 3:19 pm
Disney to Launch Disney Movies Anywhere, an iTunes App to Build Movie Libraries

TechCrunch reports that The Walt Disney Studios is launching a new app for iOS devices called Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA). The DMA app is a platform where users can watch Disney, Marvel and Pixar movies that they have bought. When users want to download the DMA app, they are requested to sign in through their iTunes and Disney accounts. . Read More

Jack Dorsey Joins Disney’s Board of Directors
/ December 26, 2013 12:45 pm
Jack Dorsey Joins Disney’s Board of Directors

TechCrunch reports that the Walt Disney Company announced that Jack Dorsey will join their board of directors. Dorsey is co-founder and CEO of Square, and co-founder and chairman of Twitter. Read More

Disney Sold 294,000 Infinity Copies in 2 weeks After Launch
/ September 17, 2013 12:57 pm
Disney Sold 294,000 Infinity Copies in 2 weeks After Launch

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Disney has been banking on its new Infinity game. The new game portrays a toys-to-life feature, which has been responsible for the game’s overwhelming success. "Disney Infinity sales are off to a strong start, selling 294,000 starter pack units in the U.S. during the last two weeks of August.". Read More

Verizon and Disney & ESPN Media Networks Expand Agreement for FIOS TV
/ July 19, 2013 10:05 am
Verizon and Disney & ESPN Media Networks Expand Agreement for FIOS TV

Verizon and the Disney and ESPN Media Networks Group today announced that an agreement has been reached to provide Verizon FiOS customers the new authenticated services WATCH ABC, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WATCH Disney Junior, as well as the yet-to-be-launched WATCH ABC Family service. . Read More

The Verge: Sony and Disney Testing Offering of Streaming Movies While in Theaters in South Korea
/ June 24, 2013 12:23 pm
The Verge: Sony and Disney Testing Offering of Streaming Movies While in Theaters in South Korea

The Verge reports that Sony and Disney have discreetly started testing a new on.-demand service in South Korea, which allows people to rent movies while they are still running in theaters, a strategy designed to combat movie piracy in Asia. The U.S. studios are the first to offer customers this option. Django Unchained, Wreck-it Ralph and Brave all have been made available as part of the trial. . Read More

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