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  • Layoffs expected at Disney Interactive
    Layoffs expected at Disney Interactive

    According to a report in the Wall Street Journal (paywall), The Walt Disney Company’s video game division, Disney Interactive, will soon shed “several hundred” employees. The gaming unit, which current employs around 3,000, has had its ups and downs over the years. Their line of business depends a lot on…

  • Disney Kills another App after purchasing Company
    Disney Kills another App after purchasing Company

    The Walt Disney Company has confirmed that the Vlix App has been terminated. Vlix was sort of like Instagram for video instead of photos until Instagram became Instagram for video itself. Hard to compete with that. Disney purchases its developer Spotmixer about a year ago and that team was largely…

  • YouTube and Disney form Partnership for Web Content
    YouTube and Disney form Partnership for Web Content

    Despite CEO Bob Iger’s declarations that The Walt Disney Company needs to understand digital technology, the company as a whole still hasn’t quite figured it out. Disney Interactive has lost hundreds of millions of dollars and Disney.com is in the middle of a makeover, but meanwhile its traffic numbers plummet….

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