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Nestle and Disney pull YouTube adverts
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Thursday, 21 February 2019 12:19

Nestle and Disney pull YouTube adverts

Kiddy porn crisis

Walt Disney and Nestle have pulled advertising spending from YouTube after a blogger detailed how comments on Google’s video site were being used to facilitate a “soft-core paedophilia ring”.

Disney sued for collecting kids data
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Thursday, 10 August 2017 11:48

Disney sued for collecting kids data

Mobile apps facilitate "commercial exploitation" of children

Mickey Mouse outfit Walt Disney has been secretly collecting personal information on children which it shares illegally with advertisers without parental consent, according to a federal lawsuit filed late last week in California.

Disney walks away from Netflix
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Wednesday, 09 August 2017 06:00

Disney walks away from Netflix

Starts its own mickey mouse outfit 

Disney announced today that it will end its distribution deal with Netflix and launch its own streaming service in 2019.

Hackers nick Pirates movie
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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 11:54

Hackers nick Pirates movie

Demand ransom

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger has warned that hackers have nicked a soon-to-be-released movie and are demanding a ransom, which the company is refusing to pay.

Twitter will have sorted out who will own it by October 27
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Lightning negotiations

Social notworking site Twitter has told potential acquirers it wants to have finished sales negotiations by the time it reports third-quarter earnings on 27 October.

Friday, 13 June 2014 11:52

Disney made a billion from Infinity


Turned around interactive gaming unit

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 11:55

Mickey Mouse outfit fires gaming staff

Scrooge McDuck orders layoffs

Thursday, 21 November 2013 08:30

EA’s deal for Star Wars is a long one

Deal said to last a decade according to EA

Thursday, 04 April 2013 09:23

LucasArts closed by Disney

Moving to a licensing model

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 12:15

Apple to become more Mickey Mouse outfit


Hires Disney executive