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1 hr ago | Freshnews

Rentrak Announces Top Ten Movies on Demand Titles for Week Ending April 6, 2014

Rentrak , the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand titles based on consumer transaction rate.


Related Topix: Media, Marvel Entertainment, Television, Publishing, News Corporation, Retail, Rentrak, Sony, Electronics

5 hrs ago | ABC News

Photos: Walt Disney's 'Desert' Retreat for Sale

The one-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom weekend retreat that once belonged to Walt Disney in Palm Desert, above Coachella Valley, is for sale.


Related Topix: Media, Television, Walt Disney, Vocal, Palm Desert, CA, The Walt Disney Company, The Active Network, Walt & Company

7 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Has Google Lost Its 'Don't Be Evil' Mentality By Lobbying?

In its sixteen-year history, Google has cultivated a particular reputation; from its earliest days, the company's stated mission was to "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful."


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology, Media, Television, Privacy

12 hrs ago |

Richard M. Sherman, Hollywood Christmas Parade & More to be Honored...

The Hollywood Arts Council will present the 28th Annual Charlie Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 25, 2015 starting at 11:30 a.m. in The Blossom Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel; 7000 Hollywood Boulevard ; Hollywood, CA 90028.


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Media, Paramount Pictures, Television

17 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Celebrity odds and ends

Relativity Media, a film financier and movie distributor, was rebuffed in a last-minute bid for Maker Studios, the YouTube video creator that had agreed to be bought by The Walt Disney Co.


Related Topix: Media, Television, The Walt Disney Company

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Disney to Create Nintendo Wii, DS Games

The Walt Disney Co.' s Buena Vista Game division on Tuesday said it is launching a new studio that will develop and create new video games inspired by Disney titles for Nintendo's upcoming next-generation Wii gaming console, as well as its popular DS handheld system, Reuters reports .


Related Topix: Slightly Mad Studios, CARS , Video Games, EA Games, Create, WII, DS, Media, Television


iTunes Nets $1M in Movie Sales for Disney in a Week

In only one week, Apple Computer's iTunes store generated US$1 million in movie sales for Walt Disney, and that's "just the beginning," the head of Disney said Tuesday.


Related Topix: iPod, Apple, Startups, Media, Television, Marketing

The Miami Herald

Nielsen's top programs for April 7-13

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; NBC is owned by Comcast Corp. The Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.


Related Topix: Television, Media, The Walt Disney Company

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Annual 'Street Games' event to be held at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem

Join NYC Parks and The Walt Disney Company for the annual Street Games event on Saturday, April 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem! Street Games is free and open to all ages and abilities.


Related Topix: Media, Television, Disney Cruise Line, ABC News Online, The Active Network, Star Cruises, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, Cruise Lines


a Captain America,a a Rio 2a 2 top box office

In a springtime battle of sequels, "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" stayed strong enough to narrowly triumph over the debut of "Rio 2." According to Monday's final box office figures, the Disney's Marvel superhero sequel took in $41.3 million in its second weekend of release.


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

Hollywood Reporter

Maker Studios: Disney Deal Already Approved

In a statement, a Maker spokesperson says "As per the announcement made on March 24, Maker Studios has entered into a merger agreement with The Walt Disney Company.


Related Topix: Media, Television, The Walt Disney Company, ABC News Online, The Active Network, Star Cruises, Walt Disney Internet Group, Cruise Lines

Why The Walt Disney Company (DIS) Stock Is Up Today

The feature is continuing to bring in sales across Asia as it plays to local audiences.


Related Topix: Television, Media, Financial Markets

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC News

With $41.4M, 'Captain America' Holds off 'Rio 2'

"Captain America" continued to flex its Marvel muscle at the global box office, as "The Winter Soldier" took in $41.4 million domestically and $60.6 million overseas.


Related Topix: Media, Television, Entertainment

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Oracle's Ellison Remains Highest-Paid CEO, N.Y. Times Reports

Oracle Corp. 's Larry Ellison was the highest-paid chief executive officer in the U.S. last year as total compensation overall rose 9 percent from 2012, the New York Times reported.


Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Lawrence Ellison, Media, Television

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Wire

Disney Store Celebrates Grand Opening of Newly-Designed Location at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco, TX

Disney Store will celebrate the grand opening of its newly-designed store at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco, Texas.


Related Topix: Frisco, TX, Media, Television

CBS News

Want to buy "Frozen" merchandise? Be prepared to wait or pay up

Parents looking to buy anything connected with Walt Disney Co.' s red-hot "Frozen" movie should be prepared to wait or pay top dollar.


Related Topix: Media, Television, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, eBay, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Seeking Alpha

Walt Disney: The Dividend Soldier

The last time I wrote about Walt Disney Co. I stated, "The company has become fairly valued based on growth, has a low dividend yield, and has some room to drop; it is for these reasons I'm not going to layer into my position for now and wait for a pullback."


Related Topix: Television, Media

VIDEO: 'It's a Small World' Songwriter Leads a Sing-Along at ... You Know Where

Richard M. Sherman, who wrote the melody for "It's a Small World," conducted a sing-along of the song by Disneyland guests today as part of the global celebration of the 50th anniversary of the attraction's opening.


Related Topix: Media, Television, Walt Disney, Charitable Organizations

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Zumbox Closes After Seven Years, $30M-Plus in Funding from Michael Eisner and Others

After seven years and more than $30 million in funding from investors including former chiefs of Walt Disney Co., Inc. and others, digital post service Zumbox Inc. is calling it quits.


Related Topix: Travel/Tourism, pricelinecom, Computers, Media, Television, Marketing

The Walt Disney Company Given "Overweight" Rating at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

's stock had its "overweight" rating restated by equities research analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.


Related Topix: Media, Television, Banking, JP Morgan Chase


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