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14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Disney among Top 50 Companies for Diversity

The Walt Disney Co. - which operates the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios theme parks in Orlando - was featured among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity list for 2014 .

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Will 2014 Be DreamWorks' Glory Year?

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. 's fourth quarter results came in somewhat short compared to management's estimates, with quarterly revenue amounting to $204 million, 62% of which was accountable to the company's film segment.

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Related Topix: Media, DreamWorks SKG, Netflix, Startups, Marketing, Television

Movies.com

Peeps Candy and A Classic Disney Ride Are Getting Their Own Movies

Nostalgia is a potent elixir, and Hollywood continues to tap into the warm fuzzies of our youth - as our report on the Goonies sequel earlier this week demonstrates.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Family, Kids, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, National Treasure, Action Movies, Adventure

ABC News

Disney Theme Parks Reimagining the Wait in Line

According to Dr. Richard Larson, a renowned expert in the physics and psychology of lines at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, people hate waiting because it's a momentary and involuntary imprisonment.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media, Television, Family, Kids

Fortune

Supreme Court justices skeptical of Aereo, but wary of killing it

At Tuesday's oral arguments concerning the legality of Aereo, a service that beams live broadcast TV to computer and smartphones without paying any copyright royalties to broadcasters, the Justices seemed puzzled, tormented, and searching for an out.

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Related Topix: US News, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Media, Television, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

The Miami Herald

Nielsen's top 20 TV programs for April 14-20

Myles Chefetz does a tasting in the kitchen at Prime Fish with chef Todd Zimmer, April 14, 2014.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Light Reading

AT&T Joins OTT Video Parade

Less than a year after failing to buy out Hulu in a joint bif, AT&T and The Chernin Group have joined forces again to create and roll out their own over-the-top video services later this year.

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Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Media, Television, Comcast

Bloomberg

Dish Said to Target Summer Debut for Internet-TV Service

Dish Network Corp. is targeting a summer debut for its Internet-TV service in the U.S., according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Time Warner, CBS, D3Publisher, Ben, Monkey Bar Games, Video Games

ABC News

Nielsen's Top 20 TV Programs for April 14-20

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal.

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The Daily Caller

Russia's Facebook taken over by Putin allies, founder flees country

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with President and Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Co.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Vladimir Putin, Media, Television, Marketing, US News, Conservative Political News

KDWN

`Captain Americaa holds onto top box office spot

"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has been the top draw at theaters for three consecutive weeks, vanquishing would-be foes including the new thriller starring Johnny Depp.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Media, Viacom, Time Warner, Computers

The Wave

'It's a Small World' turns 50

Nov. 27, 1997 : "It's a Small World" Holiday version, including seasonal decorations, extra lights and the dolls singing "Deck the Halls" and "Jingle Bells," debuts.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Television, Media, Entertainment, Disneyland, Walt Disney, Anaheim, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Edm Remixes of Frozen, Lion King & More Set for Disney's Dconstructed, Out Today

The Walt Disney Company recently announced a unique new endeavor via the release of a teaser trailer for a new music compilation titled DCONSTRUCTED, which will feature EDM renditions of a vast assortment of Disney classics crafted by many of the world's top DJs, and the collection is out today.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, The Walt Disney Company, ABC News Online, The Active Network, Walt Disney Internet Group, Walt & Company

SchaeffersResearch.com

Earnings Optimism Helps S&P 500 Index to Fifth Straight Win

"After last week's rally, it was nice to see the bulls defend their turf and not give back any of the gains," noted Schaeffer's Senior Technical Strategist Ryan Detrick, CMT.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Beverages, United Group, Opinion, Day Trading, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Los Angeles: Man pleads guilty to securities fraud related to Disney acquiring Marvel.

A San Francisco man who made approximately $192,000 in profits by purchasing Marvel Entertainment Inc. stock options immediately prior to its acquisition by The Walt Disney Company in August 2009 pleaded guilty this morning to a federal securities fraud charge.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Marvel Entertainment, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Forbes.com

Interesting May Stock Options for Walt Disney

Consistently, one of the more popular stocks people enter into their stock options watchlist at Stock Options Channel is Walt Disney Co.

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Forbes.com

Sentiment Suggests Greater Gains For Disney Stock

Company has been dancing its way up the charts for many months, maintaining a long-term uptrend since late 2011.

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Fortune

Why the Supreme Court might pull the plug on Aereo

On Tuesday the Court will hear arguments on the legality of the disruptive wireless technology that brings broadcast TV to smartphones For two remarkable years the tiny company Aereo, which delivers broadcast TV to smartphones, tablets and PCs, has walked through the valley of the shadow of death.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Media, Television, CBS, Showtime Networks, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel

Business Journal

James Cameron on Avatar Land: 'From what I've seen so far, it will be amazing'

Walt Disney Imagineering in collaboration with filmmaker James Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment is bringing to life the mythical world of Pandora, inspired by Cameron's AVATAR, at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park.

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Related Topix: Avatar, Television, Media, Pandora

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Deadline

Intl Bo: 'Spider-Man 2' Spins $47M Web For Biggest...

INTL BO: 'Spider-Man 2' Spins $47M Web For Biggest Opening Of 2014; 'Captain America' Passes $500M; 'Frozen' Highest Animated Grosser Ever; 'Divergent' $200M+ Global Tally Highlights : The Amazing Spider-Man 2 opened in 14 markets with $47M; Captain America: The Winter Soldier continues to conquer passingn $500M; Transcendence $17.4M with bulk of ... (more)

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