Category Archives: Corporate

Legal sparring between Disney and Deadmau5 reveals existence of new Fantasia project?

To say that the Walt Disney Company is known for the fierce protection of its intellectual property (copyright, trademarks, etc) is probably the understatement of the year. So I was not surprised when they asked musician Deadmau5 (aka Joel Zimmerman) … Continue reading

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Amazon and Disney kiss and make up. DVD’s available for pre-order again

If you’ve noticed that I haven’t been linking out to Amazon very much here on the blog, it’s because Amazon has been making it very difficult to pre-order DVDs through its service. It’s been in a dispute with Disney over … Continue reading

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Today in Disney History: Capital Cities/ABC acquisition announced by Michael Eisner

Today in 1995 Michael Eisner announced the acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC. With the purchase, the TV station that made Disneyland possible joined the Disney family. So did ESPN, A&E, Lifetime, and a long list of local stations and other media … Continue reading

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Disney’s Bob Iger named 2014 CEO of the Year

It’s an honor that has include such great corporate leaders as Bill Gates, Jack Welch, and Michael Dell in the past. Now Disney’s CEO Bog Iger can add his name to the list of CEO’s of the Year as awarded … Continue reading

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Disney Selects 11 Tech and Media Firms for 1st Startup Accelerator

The Walt Disney Company has finally selected the 11 startup companies that will participate in the first Disney Accelerator, a special mentorship and investment program. The program consists of a fifteen-week immersive program which gives companies access to mentorship from … Continue reading

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