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Walt Disney exec Krishna Srinivas joins Ybrant Digital as GM for APAC region

Thursday, October 3, 2013 | More »

Hyderabad-based digital marketing company Ybrant Digital Ltd has roped in Krishna Srinivas as its general manager – sales, for the APAC region. Prior to joining Ybrant Digital, Srinivas was director of media solutions, Southeast Asia for the Walt Disney Company based in Singapore. This additio...


Media owners decide to keep Hulu website, may bring in partners

Walt Disney Co, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc and Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal said on Friday they decided to keep their video streaming website, Hulu, and will invest $750 million to help it grow. Hulu’s owners are still talking to companies that could become partners for the service, a s...

15 July, 2013 | More »


Former News Corp president Chernin bids $500M for Hulu

Former News Corp president Peter Chernin has bid around $500 million for Hulu, the online video streaming service he helped create in 2007, according to two sources with knowledge of Hulu’s sale process. The website, jointly controlled by News Corp and Walt Disney Co, reached out to potential ...

8 April, 2013 | More »


LinkedIn lists 100 most sought-after cos; Accenture tops Indian employers

Technology companies seem to be the red hot favourites among the professionals globally, if LinkedIn’s list of ‘100 most in-demand employers’ is to be believed. According to the professional network’s official blog, Google tops the list globally while Accenture is the top employer among the ...

12 October, 2012 | More »


Unilazer Ventures to focus on early-stage firms; eyes investments in e-com startups

Unilazer Ventures, the family office set up by Walt Disney India chief Ronnie Screwvala, will focus more on early-stage investments in its private equity practice as it looks to back Indian entrepreneurs. The firm, which has already backed a couple of start-ups, is looking to invest across sectors ...

6 September, 2012 | More »

Walt Disney consolidates all digital biz in India; Vishal Gondal & Samir Bangara to co-head DisneyUTV Digital

Media giant The Walt Disney Company is consolidating all its digital media properties across platforms and content under a new entity in India called DisneyUTV Digital, which would be co-headed by Vishal Gondal and Samir Bangara. Gondal is the founder & chief executive of Indiagames while Bangar...

2 August, 2012 | More »

Disney CEO Iger On Apple Board, Levinson Chairman

Apple Inc moved to shore up its board after the death of Silicon Valley legend Steve Jobs, appointing Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger to its board to propel its media ambitions. Iger brings sector expertise and Disney’s clout as the world’s largest media and entertainment conglom...

16 November, 2011 | More »

Ready For Movies In The Cloud? Studios Bet You Are

Hollywood is making a major bet this coming holiday season that consumers will buy movies, instead of renting, and view them on the go. Facing the steady decline of physical disc sales, studios from Warner Bros to Sony will launch their UltraViolet cloud-based movie storage — or “digital...

11 October, 2011 | More »

Walt Disney May Buy Out Indiagames

Mumbai-based Indiagames, the triple play (PC, mobile, DTH) gaming subsidiary of the media and entertainment group UTV Software Communications, may be acquired by the Walt Disney Company, reports AllThingsD. Disney already owns majority stake in Indiagames via its Rs 2,000 crore acquisition of UTV in...

7 October, 2011 | More »

Walt Disney Plans To Delist UTV Software; Deal May Cost $500M

The Walt Disney Company has announced a delisting offer for its India unit UTV Software Communications Ltd, looking to take the media & entertainment firm private, which might cost between Rs 2,100-Rs 2,150 crore ($482 million). The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia) Pte Ltd, which currently h...

27 July, 2011 | More »