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Disney working with bankers ​for a​ possible Twitter acquisition

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | More »

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Walt Disney has had talks about a potential acquisition of micro-blogging site Twitter and is working with bankers to evaluate a possible bid for the social media company, according to a report by the financial news agency Bloomberg. Some media reports have suggested that Twitter could fetch $30 bil...

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InMobi’s director of operations Samuel John quits

Samuel John, director of operations at mobile advertising and discovery platform InMobi, has quit the firm after nearly five years to join Bangalore-based native advertising startup GreedyGame. John will be heading operations at GreedyGame, which offers branding solutions for the mobile medium. This...

24 May, 2016 | More »

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Disney to buy YouTube network Maker Studios for $500M

The Walt Disney Co has agreed to buy Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest networks, for $500 million, a deal that makes Disney a major online video distributor and should help draw more teens into the Disney entertainment empire. The price tag could rise to $950 million if Maker hits certai...

25 March, 2014 | More »

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How Disney is banking on Infinity to turn around its gaming unit

When Walt Disney Co introduced its latest video game, Infinity, to the gaming faithful this week at the annual E3 gaming conference, it rented a Los Angeles movie theater to show 30-minute clips of upcoming films and hosted a party with the glitz it usually reserves for its blockbuster movie wannabe...

12 June, 2013 | More »

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Prior To Delisting Disney Controlled UTV Sinks Into Big Loss In Q3; TV, Movies & Games Biz All In Red

UTV Software has reported a sharp deterioration of its bottom-line for the quarter ended December 31, 2011 with all its three business segments television, movies and games & interactive business reporting segment losses. In the previous quarter ended September 30, 2011 only the television had r...

14 February, 2012 | More »

UTV Q2 Net Loss At Rs 28.55 Cr; Gaming & Interactive Biz Revenues Up 49.7% Y-o-Y

UTV Software has reported a sharp deterioration of its bottom-line for the quarter ended September 30 largely because its television business unit swung into a segment loss, though profitability of games & interactive business as well as movies segment also saw pressure on margins. Disney contro...

11 November, 2011 | More »