Disney

Online Video

'Super Size Me' Filmmaker Is Producing a New Web Series on Entrepreneurship

Documentarian Morgan Spurlock is bringing his box-office acclaim to new media with a forthcoming online video channel called Smartish.
Online Video

YouTube to Open Free Production Facility for NYC-Based Creators

YouTube Space New York follows similar facilities in London, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
Ecommerce

Amazon Blocks Disney DVD Orders as Pricing War With Hachette Rages On

Amid divisive contract disputes, the Walt Disney Company is the latest multimedia giant to find itself in Amazon's crosshairs.
Young Entrepreneur

More Proof That YouTube's Top Stars Are Getting Filthy Rich

One of the site's biggest stars surprised his parents -- on camera, naturally -- with $340,000 to completely pay off their mortgage.
Accelerators

A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program

Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs.
Technology

Aereo Loses Supreme Court Case, Streaming TV Service Deemed Illegal

It's official. The disruptive broadcast TV streaming service is finished.
Lessons

4 'Magical' Keys to Business From My Stint at Disney World

A former Mouse House member shares how the resort shaped his development as an entrepreneur.
Toys; Games

'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost

Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013.
Innovation

Tech, Food & Transportation: How Life Has Changed Since the 1964 World's Fair

In 50 years' worth of innovation, much has changed. But in some ways, the more things change, the more they stay the same.
Acquisitions

Disney Snags Leading YouTube Network for $500 Million

In a watershed moment for short-form online video, Disney has agreed to purchase the YouTube network Maker Studios in a deal that could total $950 million.
Disney

5 Magical Tips Walt Disney Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Marketing

With Disney's Frozen recently taking home the 2014 Oscar for best animated feature, a milestone for the 91-year-old Walt Disney Animation Studios, we thought it would be the perfect time to reflect on how Disney is still going strong.
Layoffs

Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees

Disney's struggling video game and digital media subsidiary slashed its workforce by 26 percent on Thursday.
Marketing

What Disney and Playboy Can Teach You About Branding

Here's what you can learn from brands that are still going strong more than 50 years after their founding.
Growth Strategies

Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring.
Technology

Disney Adds Jack Dorsey to Its Board

The Twitter and Square founder is tapped to help Disney better use technology. Naturally, he responds with a cool tweet.