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September 14, 2019
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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as streaming wars heat up

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Friday announced his resignation from Apple’s board of directors, a move that comes just two months before the two companies will go head-to-head in the highly competitive video streaming business. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

September 14, 2019
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Bob Iger resigns from Apple’s board of directors ahead of Apple TV+ and Disney+ launches

Even though Disney’s CEO Bob Iger previously suggested that the impending launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ wouldn’t mean he’d have to leave Apple’s board of directors, we’ve learned today that he has resigned that position. more… The post Bob … Continue reading

August 25, 2019
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Brief Thoughts: Questionable RF lawsuit, Apple TV+ vs. Disney+, Siri listening & more

Every week has dozens of things going on at any given time, too many to talk about in real-time. Here’s what we think about this week’s radio frequency revelations and lawsuits, Disney rolling heavy at the D23 expo in regards … Continue reading

August 7, 2019
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Disney announces bundle with Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ for $12.99 per month

Disney today announced the long-awaited bundle option for its collection of streaming services. When Disney+ launches on November 12, you’ll be able to sign up for a bundle of Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu for $ 12.99 per month. more… The … Continue reading

September 29, 2017
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Trio of Disney Channel iPhone and iPad apps consolidate into single DisneyNow app

Making good on a promise to do so, Disney has combined three of its content-providing apps, consolidating Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior into DisneyNow. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 9, 2017
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Disney says it will launch its own streaming service & end partnership with Netflix in 2019

During its earnings report this afternoon, Disney announced that it will cut ties with Netflix in favor of creating its own streaming service. Come 2019, Disney says that it will launch its own streaming service, while the long-awaited ESPN streaming … Continue reading

October 6, 2016
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Apple, Google, Disney Unlikely to Bid for Twitter Buyout, Claims Report

Twitter shares took a tumble yesterday following reports that neither Apple nor Google are interested in making a bid for the social media company. Last month, Twitter shares rose 20 percent after rumors emerged that it had received takeover approaches … Continue reading

October 6, 2016
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Apple, Google, Disney unlikely to place bids in Twitter sale, report says

As the rumor mill spins churns over speculation about who will take over ubiquitous microblogging network Twitter, a pair of reports on Wednesday put two of tech’s biggest players, Apple and Google, and entertainment giant Disney out of the running. … Continue reading

July 31, 2016
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Disney Officially Lays Out Plans for Cessation of ‘Disney Infinity’ Services

After announcing the discontinuation of the Disney Infinity franchise in May, Avalanche Studios and Disney Interactive Studios — the game’s developer and publisher, respectively — remained relatively quiet on the specific timeline of the game’s imminent demise. After the announcement, … Continue reading

March 31, 2016
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Disney says it won’t make any future updates to its Disney Infinity 3.0 game for Apple TV

Shortly after Apple released the fourth-gen Apple TV last year, Disney announced a $ 100 Disney Infinity 3.0 bundle based on Star Wars that included a controller and a Disney Infinity figurine stand. The package was designed to encourage people … Continue reading

October 7, 2015
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Disney animators use iPad Pro to sketch characters such as Mickey and Olaf

Just a short while after the Pixar development team got their hands on the iPad Pro and praised the device’s palm rejection, Disney’s design team spent the day testing Apple’s latest tablet. Disney’s team of designers used the iPad Pro … Continue reading

April 9, 2015
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Disney, Apple Arguing Over Channels to be Included in New Streaming Television Service

Disney is one of the partners Apple is working with on its upcoming streaming television service, and according to a new report from The Street, Disney and Apple are disagreeing over how many Disney-owned channels will be available in Apple’s … Continue reading