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Netflix scored a big coup with its semi-exclusive Disney deal late last year, but the newly expanded content didn't reach everybody in one shot -- just ask the British and Irish, who've been left high and dry so far. To viewers' relief, the companies have mended that gap with immediate availabilit...

May 13th 2013 at 10:26am 0 Comments
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So five people from Pixar start a game studio, and no, that's not the beginning of an off-color joke. Steel Wool Games was founded by Sequoia Blankenship, Andrew Dayton, Jonathan Hoffman, Joshua Qualtieri and Jason Topolski, all of whom work at Pixar by day and now develop games by night. Steel Woo...

March 19th 2013 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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Disney Infinity's Cars-themed play set springs to life in these screens and trailer, showing Lightning McQueen, Mater, Holley Shiftwell and Francesco Bernoulli racing through Radiator Springs. The game combines physical figures with virtual play areas, each play set costing $34.99 in addition to t...

February 24th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The latest issue of Game Informer has details on the fourth play set announced for Disney Infinity, the Avalanche Software-developed game combining virtual play areas and characters with physical toys. Pixar's Cars universe will join Pirates of the Carribbean, Monsters Inc, and The Incredibles as a...

February 6th 2013 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday at the Hollywood Radio and Television Panel, Producer Brian Grazer lead a Q&A with Disney CEO and current Apple board member Bob Iger. Though the discussion was to center around the television and film industry it quickly turned to Iger's relationship with Steve Jobs. In 2006, D...

January 24th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Even though he wasn't CEO at the time, Apple's Tim Cook will be questioned about the company's hiring practices as part of a anti-poaching lawsuit, says a Reuters report. Apple, along with several other tech heavyweights, is embroiled in a civil lawsuit that accuses the company of illegally i...

January 18th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Next month, Disney Infinity will be revealed to the press at an event in Los Angeles. Aside from a lenticular invitation, there's nothing else concrete on Disney Infinity right now.According to a Polygon source, what we're going to see is an open-world sandbox game with characters from Disney and P...

December 20th 2012 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

November 7th 2012 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Steve Jobs was critical to the early success of Pixar, and the animation company has honored that legacy by naming the studio's main building the Steve Jobs Building. A photo posted to Twitter by Pixar employee Junn Lee shows the building, which was designed by Jobs during his time at the compa...

November 7th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Disney is working hard and spending a lot of money on an unannounced gaming initiative tentatively called Toy Box, according to an interview with the company's chief executive, Robert Iger, in the New York Times.Toy Box is an upcoming console game that will make use of both Pixar and Disney charact...

October 23rd 2012 at 8:45pm 0 Comments