Disney and Facebook Execs Raise Funding for Live Video Startup 100ms

Execs from Disney and Facebook have raised $4.5 million for their live video infrastructure startup, 100ms.

Top Tech Firms Backing Groups Fighting Climate Legislation

Despite their stated support for efforts to combat climate change, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Disney support groups fighting such legislation.

Bob Iger: Act Boldly To Achieve Your Dreams

Former Disney CEO Bob Iger gave the commencement address at University of Texas at Austin where he told graduates that acting boldly is the only way to accomplish meaningful things in life: The only way to accomplish meaningful things in…

Disney Accelerating Pivot To DTC-First Business Model

During yesterday’s earnings call Disney CEO Bob Chapek said it has accelerated the company’s pivot towards a DTC-first business model.

Not All Good Disney+ News… 25% Of Subs From India

Legendary media executive Tom Rogers says that investors need to look under the hood a bit with Disney+ because a quarter of its subscribers are from a low-revenue deal with Hotstar based in India.

Disney: Less Theaters, More DTC

Bob Chapek, CEO of Disney, discusses how Disney is transitioning to a direct-to-consumer company with less focus on the theatrical distribution of video content.

Verizon Bundles Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+, Talks Nationwide 5G

Verizon has significantly upgraded its Disney+ bundle, including both Hulu and ESPN+ for select plans.

Verizon Misses Earnings Amid Significant Growth

Verizon’s quarterly results were a mixed bag, offering both good and bad news for investors, according to Bloomberg. On the one hand, Verizon added 1.25 million subscribers, beating analysts’ expectations of 1.23 million. The added growth was, at least in…

fuboTV and Disney Strike Deal to Distribute Disney’s Catalog

fuboTV, one of the upcoming streaming services, has just struck a deal to include Disney’s catalog of channels.

Amazon Wants Court To Block Microsoft From Working On Pentagon Contract

In what seems to be a never-ending saga, Amazon is preparing to ask a federal court for a temporary injunction preventing Microsoft from working on the Pentagon’s JEDI contract, according to CNN. Microsoft beat out IBM, Oracle and Amazon for…