Fox accepts sweetened Disney bid for $71 Billion
21 June 2018 | 4:42 am
Craig Moffett, founding partner at Moffettnathanson, discusses 21st Century Fox Inc. accepting an increased $38-a-share bid for its entertainment assets from the Walt Disney Co.
12 Aug 2019
Walt Disney Co. opened the most highly anticipated theme-park attraction in the company’s history -- and attendance fell. Profit at the company’s domestic resorts fell in the latest quarter, which was marked by the ballyhooed opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
8 Aug 2019
Iger reportedly made the announcement on August 6 during a company call to discuss Disney’s third-quarter earnings. The ‘Home Alone’ reboot will appear on their new streaming service, Disney+.
20 Aug 2019
DraftKings Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jason Robins discusses the growth in legal U.S. state-by-state sports betting, expansion efforts, and the outlook for the company's partnership with Walt Disney Co.
7 Sep 2019
Walt Disney Co. is selling bonds, leading one of the busiest days ever for investment-grade debt issuance. Bloomberg's Lisa Abramowicz has more on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
25 Oct 2019
Susan Lyne, Founder of BBG Ventures and former ABC Entertainment President, talks about the video streaming wars, the future of cable, big tech antitrust, investing in female founded startups, and IPO outlook. She speaks to Bloomberg Businessweek host Carol Massar.
12 Nov 2019
The launch of Disney+ on Tuesday means the media giant can reach consumers without the need for pricey distribution deals. The battle for viewers is increasingly against gaming platforms and social media.
21 Nov 2019
Disney+ has taken the streaming world by storm. Disney fans have likely already binged on much of the animation, Star Wars and Marvel content exclusive to the platform. Here are ten of the best films that you might not have known are also available on Disney+.
25 Jan 2020
Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie & Nicole Kidman star in Fox News sexual harassment movie
26 Feb 2020
The Chief Executive of Disney, Bob Iger, has stepped down from the top job at the entertainment giant after fifteen years. It was a surprise move which sees the head of the company's theme parks business, Bob Chapek, take up the role. Iger will stay on as Executive Chairman, where he will focus on the creative element of the business. Also today, we look at some of the latest warnings from businesses on the impact of the coronavirus.
13 Mar 2020
Walt Disney Co will close its Disneyland and California Adventure theme parks in Anaheim, California, starting on Saturday (March 14) amid the global outbreak of coronavirus, a company spokesperson said in a statement on Thursday.
7 May 2020
The Walt Disney Company has said its profits in the first three months of the year are $1.4 billion lower because of the coronavirus lockdowns in many parts of the world. The company saw a particular slump in income from its theme parks, which have been shut down due to the virus spreading. Also today: more bad news in the travel industry, as the home rental giant Airbnb cuts 25 percent of its workforce. Our Business Editor Stephen Carroll tells us more.
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US President Joe Biden has declared the pandemic to be "over," but hundreds still die in the US daily. Patient advocates and researchers warn that public health and the economy are still at risk.
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There is a run on the pound and panic in the markets over the UK's biggest tax cut for the rich in half a century. New Prime minister Liz Truss taking the concept of 'going for broke' to a whole new level with an almighty gamble that the deficit will take care of itself once all the investment pours in.
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Melting ice is one of the key threats of climate change. This year, low snowfall and persistent heat waves caused a 6% loss of glaciers in the Alps, according to a new Swiss study.
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Director and screenwriter Andrew Dominik's image-fuelled adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates's novel "Blonde" is now available on Netflix. Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why what the director has called "an emotional nightmare fairy tale" is a powerful immersion into the circumstances of Marilyn Monroe, a performer who was anything but a so-called dumb blonde.
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You probably know that when a water bottle in a freezer reaches zero degrees, its volume changes, causing the bottle to explode. If you've studied thermodynamics, you may know that magnets gradually lose their magnetic charge when heated.