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Marvel to publish Star Wars comics and graphic novels starting in 2015

Marvel to publish Star Wars comics and graphic novels starting in 2015

By 3 January 2014

Marvel will hold the exclusive rights to the Star Wars franchise, starting in 2015. The Walt Disney Company acquired both Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilm, so it only makes sense that it would merge the two entities together by creating and publishing... >>

Disney wants in on Yahoo TV widgets

Disney wants in on Yahoo TV widgets

By 10 January 2011

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Walt Disney (that company, not the man) is in talks with Yahoo with a view to getting content from some of its networks embedded onto Yahoo Connected internet TVs. At the moment Yahoo's web-TV widgets (which can... >>

It's easy as ABC for BT's new VOD service

It's easy as ABC for BT's new VOD service

By 26 August 2010

BT has announced that it has done a deal with Disney to bring American network ABC to its BT Vision service, VOD-stylee. The service will see shows from ABC being made available after their first UK linear broadcast as well as past series of ABC shows... >>

Disney targets social gamers with acquisition of Playdom

Disney targets social gamers with acquisition of Playdom

By 28 July 2010

Walt Disney (the company, not the man obviously) has completed its buyout of social gaming publisher Playdom, in a move that signals the company's focus on the social gaming market. Disney has paid just over £490 million for the gaming brand, with another... >>

Disney brings its magic to Google Earth

Disney brings its magic to Google Earth

By 6 June 2008

Google Earth members can now take a detailed 3D tour of Walt Disney World Resort. Around 100,000 photos were taken to create the 1500 three-dimensional models that populate the virtual tour. During the project's first phase, eight photographers worked... >>