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Confirmed: Disney+ will be streaming on Fire TV devices

08 Nov 2019

Confirmed: Disney+ will be streaming on Fire TV devices

Disney's direct-to-consumer content streaming service, Disney+, is set to go live on November 12.

5 successful people who had dyslexia

22 Oct 2019

5 successful people who had dyslexia

Neuroscience studies confirm dyslexia is born out of neurobiological differences in the brain's wiring and structure, and carries a genetic component as well.

Flipkart planning free video streaming service to take on Amazon

06 Aug 2019

Flipkart planning free video streaming service to take on Amazon

Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart is gearing up to challenge its prime competitor, Amazon, on a new front - video streaming.

5 successful people who had dyslexia

07 Mar 2019

5 successful people who had dyslexia

Recently, PM Narendra Modi, while responding to a student's question via video conference at IIT-Roorkee's Smart India Hackathon, made a remark on dyslexia.

Mickey turns 90: Get ready for 'world's biggest mouse party'!

17 Nov 2018

Mickey turns 90: Get ready for 'world's biggest mouse party'!

Walt Disney once said, "I hope we never lose sight of one thing- that it was all started by a mouse" and as Mickey, the beloved cartoon character, turns 90, the company is throwing "the world's biggest mouse-party".

Bored of paintings? Decorate your house using fossils instead

10 Apr 2018

Bored of paintings? Decorate your house using fossils instead

The world has moved on from decorating their houses with paintings. Now people want dinosaurs.

Malayalam movie-producers paid me less as I'm "black": Nigerian actor

31 Mar 2018

Malayalam movie-producers paid me less as I'm "black": Nigerian actor

A Nigerian actor, who played a prominent character in a recently released Malayalam movie, has accused its producers of "racial discrimination" as they allegedly paid him less compared to his Indian co-stars.

Private financiers to production houses: Bollywood's evolving business model

01 Mar 2018

Private financiers to production houses: Bollywood's evolving business model

Multiplexes with plush recliners, differentially-priced tickets and popcorn priced over Rs. 200 - movie-watching in a theatre wasn't always like this.

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' earns Rs.42cr, outgrosses Bollywood films in India

10 Jul 2017

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' earns Rs.42cr, outgrosses Bollywood films in India

"Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man" has swung his way to rule the box office.

Marvel wants a Chinese superhero, gimmick or good business strategy?

10 Jul 2017

Marvel wants a Chinese superhero, gimmick or good business strategy?

Reportedly, Walt Disney-owned US-based publishing giant Marvel will now work alongside Beijing-based firm NetEase to create the first Chinese comic superhero in its roster.

Malaysia amends anti-LGBT sex education competition following criticism

09 Jun 2017

Malaysia amends anti-LGBT sex education competition following criticism

Malaysia's Health Ministry amended a sex education video competition, removing guidelines for a section on preventing homosexuality and transgenderism.

Ivanka Trump's new book fails to impress critics

14 May 2017

Ivanka Trump's new book fails to impress critics

Ivanka Trump, the daughter of Donald Trump's newly released book Women Who Work: Rewriting the Rules for Success is being brutally slammed by critics.

Walt Disney soars on a "tale as old as time"

10 May 2017

Walt Disney soars on a "tale as old as time"

Walt Disney's profits managed to take a leap of 11% riding on the success of their new live-action version of Beauty and the Beast and increased attendance at the firm's theme parks and resorts.

Sales of the iconic Barbie drop in first 2017 quarter

22 Apr 2017

Sales of the iconic Barbie drop in first 2017 quarter

Sales of Barbie dropped in the first quarter of 2017 for the second consecutive quarter, this time down by 13%.

Could Star Wars make Dow hit 20,000 points?

19 Dec 2016

Could Star Wars make Dow hit 20,000 points?

The Dow Jones Industrial average is agonizingly close to hitting 20,000 points for the first time ever, and is thus, understandably attracting the interest of stock investors.

AT&T, Time Warner seek approval for merger

08 Dec 2016

AT&T, Time Warner seek approval for merger

Officials from AT&T and Time Warner will appear before a Senate Judiciary Committee to seek approval for the merger of the two entities.

AT&T acquires media giant Time Warner for $86 billion

23 Oct 2016

AT&T acquires media giant Time Warner for $86 billion

American telecom company AT&T has acquired media behemoth Time Warner for nearly $86 billion.

Reliance Jio, Amazon, Facebook vying for IPL digital rights

18 Oct 2016

Reliance Jio, Amazon, Facebook vying for IPL digital rights

On the heels of Reliance Jio which purchased documents for digital broadcast rights for the IPL on 8 October, it has emerged that Facebook has also purchased the documents.

Walt Disney Co decides to bid adieu to Bollywood

17 Sep 2016

Walt Disney Co decides to bid adieu to Bollywood

Walt Disney's $52.5 billion Indian arm announced that it was closing shop in India.

Disney slashes 250 jobs in consumer products unit

15 Sep 2016

Disney slashes 250 jobs in consumer products unit

The Walt Disney Company slashed nearly 5 percent of its consumer products staff on Wednesday.

Amazon.com looks to get into live sports streaming

10 Sep 2016

Amazon.com looks to get into live sports streaming

After getting into on-demand streaming of movies and TV shows, Amazon.com is now trying to pursue video rights to stream live sports.