Category Archives: Corporate

Anne Sweeney stepping down as Disney/ABC TV President

She was my pick to replace Bob Iger as CEO of the Walt Disney Company, but Anne Sweeney has decided to step down as President of Disney/ABC Television Group (the same group that gave us Bob Iger) and work on … Continue reading

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Oral-B Launches Free Kids Oral Care App Featuring Disney and Marvel Animated Characters

Health care brand Oral-B has created The Disney Magic Timer App for kids that incorporates Disney and Marvel animated characters to get them to brush their teeth longer. Encouraging kids to brush their teeth for the right amount of time … Continue reading

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Disney Launches a Startup Accelerator

That mad clicking sound you hear is the keyboards of thousands of hopeful startup entrepreneurs filling out an application to be among the first crop of companies accepted into the new Disney Accelerator program. The oft-unspoken secret to both Walt … Continue reading

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Yahoo Finance Names Disney the Best Company of 2013

While it may not seem like such a surprise to us loyal fans, The Walt Disney Company was chosen as the best overall company in 2013 by the writers and editors at Yahoo Finance. Their study was based on factors … Continue reading

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Will Disney’s Copyright on Mickey Mouse Ever Expire?

Fifteen years ago Congress passed a 20 year extension of copyright in the USA. The Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act was also known as the Mickey Mouse Copyright Extension as The Walt Disney Company’s desire to keep Mickey Mouse protected … Continue reading

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