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Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids

June 6th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) US media and entertainment giant Walt Disney Company has announced it will become the first major media company to ban junk-food advertising on its TV, radio ... Read more...

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Hollywood misses key tech ally

October 8th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) In the death of Apple's visionary co-founder Steve Jobs, US entertainment industry has lost a key technology envoy who helped push the film, TV and music ... Read more...

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Disney sells Miramax for $660 million to Filmyard Holdings

July 31st, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Miramax Films was sold on Thursday for $660 million to Filmyard Holdings LLC, which partners include Los Angeles businessman Ron Tutor, Tom Barrack, Colony Capital LLC and ... Read more...

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Disney Sells Miramax Studios For $660 Million To Filmyard Holdings

July 30th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Walt Disney Co. has finally sold its Miramax film division to Filmyard Holdings LLC for more than $660 million thus ending the month long talks ... Read more...

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Disney buys social-game company Playdom

July 28th, 2010 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 28 (DPA) Mickey Mouse is trying to reconnect with the Facebook generation. Disney Tuesday said that it was buying social game maker Playdom for $563.2 million.Playdom, which launched two ... Read more...

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Disney Ends Alliance With Miramax

January 29th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The largest media company of the world, Walt Disney Co. has decided to end its alliance with Miramax. The news has been confirmed by Disney. The ... Read more...

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Shanghai Disneyland project approved

November 4th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 4 (IANS) The Shanghai Disneyland project has been approved by the Chinese central government, authorities said Wednesday. The disneyland is planned to come up in the Pudong new district of Shanghai, ... Read more...

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Walt Disney Buys Marvel For $4Billion: Reports

September 1st, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the sources, Walt Disney Co., which already owns some of the renowned movies and television characters have reportedly bought the comic book giant, Marvel Entertainment.The deal means ... Read more...

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Mickey Mouse in $4 billion embrace with Spider-Man

September 1st, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): The world of animation entertainment is all set to become much bigger as Walt Disney buys Marvel Entertainment in a 4-billion dollar deal.After the deal is sealed, Disney ... Read more...

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Disney profits plunge 46 percent

May 6th, 2009 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 6 (DPA) Entertainment conglomerate Disney saw second quarter profits plunge by 46 percent, the company said Tuesday. Citing restructuring charges, declining DVD sales and a drop in advertising, Disney said ... Read more...

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CEO pay in US drops with economic meltdown

April 6th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 6 (IANS) Even as India-born Sanjay Jha of Motorola took home a staggering $104.4 million pay package, the average compensation for top CEOs in the US dropped for the ... Read more...

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Motorola’s Sanjay Jha emerges as America’s top paid CEO

April 3rd, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 3 (IANS) With a $104 million pay packet in 2008, mobile phone maker Motorola's India-born chief Sanjay Jha has emerged America's top paid CEO, while Citigroup's Vikram Pandit ... Read more...

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