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Topic: Disney

DisneyLife online streaming service launches in UK with iOS & Apple TV support

11/24/2015, 01:11 pm

Disney on Tuesday launched a new online streaming service known as DisneyLife, currently available only in the U.K., but with plans for global expansion.


Talks with major networks for Apple streaming TV service making rapid progress - report

07/14/2015, 10:07 am

After being mired for months, talks with major networks regarding an Apple streaming TV service are finally making major advancements ahead of an anticipated launch this fall, according to a new report.


Apple launches unprecedented campaign across storefronts to hype iTunes debut of 'Star Wars'

04/07/2015, 12:04 pm

All six "Star Wars" films are being promoted and can be preordered from the App Store, iBookstore, and iTunes Store, as Apple is heavily hyping this Friday's digital debut of the legendary film series.


Disney's 'Star Wars Scene Maker' lets users recreate iconic movie scenes on their iPad

06/19/2014, 09:06 am

"Star Wars" fanatics can relive their love of the original trilogy in an entirely new way on Apple's iPad thanks to the new "Star Wars Scene Maker" app from Disney, which allows users to re-imagine and re-create scenes from the films.


Disney Movies Anywhere allows users to bypass Apple's store for iTunes content, comes with free movie

02/25/2014, 08:02 am

iOS device owners interested in keeping and viewing their catalog of digital Disney movies all in one place, as well as buying new titles through Apple without even needing to launch the iTunes Store, can download the new, free Disney Movies Anywhere application, which comes with a free digital copy of Pixar's "The Incredibles."


Google makes Quickoffice free on iOS, Disney brings 'Infinity: Toy Box' to iPad

09/19/2013, 03:09 pm

Google has made its Quickoffice suite free on iOS for users with Google accounts, and Disney has released an iPad companion app for its Disney Infinity console game.


Pixar campus has tree dedicated to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs

04/11/2013, 04:04 pm

A tree at the corporate headquarters of Disney's Pixar has been dedicated to Steve Jobs, co-founder of the animation studio as well as Apple.


Lodsys lawsuit targets Disney over 'Where's My Water?' iPhone app

04/03/2013, 02:04 pm

Lodsys' two-year campaign to secure licensing fees from iOS app developers took another turn today as the holdings company targeted entertainment giant Disney, alleging patent infringement in Disney's apps, including the popular "Where's My Water?"


Disney's ABC reportedly working on live streaming TV app

03/19/2013, 01:03 pm

Walt Disney Co. is said to be working on a new live streaming television app for its broadcast network ABC that will make content available to cable and satellite subscribers.


Walt Disney World pilot test replaces turnstiles with Apple's iPod touch

03/05/2013, 08:03 am

Family vacation mecca Walt Disney World is in the midst of a trial program that has replaced old-fashioned turnstiles with employees toting Apple's iPod touch for a more personal, friendly ticketing system.


Disney announces 'Infinity' game for consoles, Apple's iOS

01/15/2013, 05:01 pm

Disney on Tuesday announced the next generation of its interactive offerings: Disney Infinity, a gaming initiative that pairs popular Disney properties with both structured and open gameplay elements, coming to Apple's iOS platform.


Disney CEO buys $1 million worth of Apple stock

11/21/2012, 11:11 am

Bob Iger, chief executive of Disney and a member of Apple's board of directors, recently purchased $1 million worth of shares in Apple, signaling he is bullish in the wake of the stock's recent losses.


Apple, Disney working to bring WatchESPN app to Apple TV

05/15/2012, 02:05 pm

Apple is currently in talks with Disney to bring the WatchESPN application, currently found on iPhone and iPad, to its Apple TV set-top box.


Apple's iPad being used for Disney World's new Fastpass ride ticketing

05/03/2012, 04:05 pm

The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida began using Apple's iPad this week to enhance its FastPass ride ticketing system at the Magic Kingdom theme park.


Disney's new 'John Carter' film dedicated to Steve Jobs

02/28/2012, 09:02 pm

Walt Disney Pictures' soon-to-be-released film "John Carter," directed by Pixar's Andrew Stanton, is dedicated to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs because Stanton didn't want too much time to pass without giving him "permanent acknowledgment."


ABC offers glimpse at 'Nightline' special 'iFactory: Inside Apple'

02/20/2012, 09:02 am

ABC has offered a preview of its forthcoming special "iFactory: Inside Apple," which will offer an examination of the working conditions inside the factories of Apple partner Foxconn.


Apple jumps 9 spots to become 8th most valuable brand in the world

01/16/2012, 08:01 am

Apple was ranked the eighth most valuable brand of the world in 2011, with an estimated total value of $33.49 billion, making it bigger than Disney, Mercedes-Benz and Budweiser.


Disney CEO buys $1M of Apple stock after joining board of directors

11/30/2011, 08:11 pm

New Apple board member and Disney CEO Bob Iger has purchased $1 million in Apple stock, according to a new securities filing.


Steve Jobs' wife to manage $4.6 billion trust of Disney shares

11/23/2011, 08:11 pm

Laurene Powell, the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, will manage a $4.6 billion trust containing the 138 million shares of the Walt Disney Co. that Jobs acquired when he sold Pixar in 2006.


Google steps up competition with iTunes, adds Disney movies to YouTube

11/23/2011, 03:11 pm

Stepping up its competition against Apple's iTunes, Google on Wednesday added hundreds of movies from Disney, Pixar and DreamWorks to rent on YouTube, including the Cars and Pirates of the Caribbean franchises.