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Disney's upcoming animated film Big Hero 6, about a boy and his soft robot (and a gang of super-powered friends), is perhaps the largest big-budget mash-up you'll ever see. Every aspect of the film's production represents a virtual collision of worlds. The story, something co-director Don Hall cal...

October 18th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Well, we've been waiting to hear who would wind up purchasing the struggling Hulu, and now we know -- nobody! Instead the service will see an infusion of cash totaling $750 million from its current owners. Hulu has actively courted new owners on multiple occasions, and it seemed as if this time a...

July 12th 2013 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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Apple systems administrators can now use non-Apple hardware to host an internal Apple Software Update Service, thanks to Reposado, an open-source project developed by IT admins at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Running your own Software Update Server allows you to test updates for hardware and s...

May 17th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Just in case you didn't get a peek when it popped up previously or on any of Disney's current releases, the movie studio has posted a trailer for the Blu-ray release of the classic Alice in Wonderland on its official YouTube channel. It's scheduled for release February 1st, 2011 as a Blu-ray/DVD co...

December 13th 2010 at 12:11pm 0 Comments
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As if you needed another impetus to abandon cable and satellite TV, The New York Times is reporting behind closed door dealings are afoot between Microsoft and Walt Disney Company, with order of business being ESPN streaming via Xbox 360. According to the anonymous source, live streams of sporting...

January 18th 2010 at 9:51pm 0 Comments
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Disney and Apple -- now, where have we heard about these two mingling in content related activities before? Sure enough, whispers of a potential tie-up regarding a $30 per month TV service for iTunes are turning into more of a gentle roar, with The Wall Street Journal reporting today that both CBS a...

December 22nd 2009 at 5:08am 0 Comments
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Electronic Arts' dwindling stock could soon be trading in Disney Dollars. Just as the Wall Street Journal advised back in November, a new Variety report suggests that Disney may be interested in purchasing EA in 2009 in order to "jumpstart itself to a lead position" in the video game market. It's a...

January 8th 2009 at 8:30am 0 Comments