Shelly Palmer speaks with Richard Quest about Disney’s big purchase of 21st Century Fox assets.
Amazon’s just launched Free Time Unlimited for its range of Kindle Fire tablets. It offers unlimited access to age-restricted movies, games and books for kids, for $3 a month. Essentially a subscription service for children, the service lets you tell Amazon your offspring’s gender and age, and then a custom library of books, movies, apps […]
Walt Disney studios and Netflix entered into a multi-year agreement that makes the online video distributor the only US subscription service with licensing to show first-run live-action and animated films from the studio. And it’s doing it in the first pay window, which is a very big deal. Additionally, Disney and Netflix have cut a […]
When a crisis of such scope as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina or the Haiti earthquake impacts us, all the major broadcast networks come together and pitch us to do likewise for fellow human beings through hour-long, commercial-free fundraising specials. They raise millions of dollars for charities able to do the most good at the moment, and […]
Along with fans, we were thrown into a frenzy on Tuesday when it was announced that Disney had purchased George Lucas’ Lucasfilm for more than $4 billion. The deal will not only bring Luke, Leia, Chewbacca, Han and the gang into the Mouse house, but it will also serve to re-boot one of the most […]