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Mar 23 2017

Disney board extends CEO Iger's contract by one year

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co's board extended the term of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger by one year as it continues searching for a successor to a long-serving leader who is popular on Wall Street, the company said on Thursday.

Mar 08 2017

Disney CEO says staying on Trump advisory council

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger on Wednesday defended his seat on President Trump's business advisory council as an opportunity to voice opinions that will benefit the company and its shareholders.

Feb 28 2017

YouTube unveils live TV service for cord cutters

LOS ANGELES Alphabet Inc's YouTube will launch a live TV service featuring U.S. broadcast networks and cable channels to attract young fans of online videos to a pay television package, YouTube executives said on Tuesday.

Feb 27 2017

Amazon, Netflix grab a share of Oscar glory

LOS ANGELES Silicon Valley crashed Hollywood's biggest awards show on Sunday as Amazon.com Inc and Netflix Inc collected the first Academy Awards for streaming services while independent studio A24 won the coveted best picture Oscar. | Video

Feb 17 2017

Disney plans midnight 'Star Wars' event to unveil 'Last Jedi' toys

LOS ANGELES Walt Disney Co and major retailers will release the galaxy's newest "Star Wars" toys at a Sept. 1 midnight event ahead of the holiday debut of the next film in the saga, "The Last Jedi," company executives told Reuters. | Video

Feb 16 2017

Disney plans midnight 'Star Wars' event to unveil 'Last Jedi' toys

LOS ANGELES, Feb 16 Walt Disney Co and major retailers will release the galaxy's newest "Star Wars" toys at a Sept. 1 midnight event ahead of the holiday debut of the next film in the saga, "The Last Jedi," company executives told Reuters.

Feb 07 2017

Disney CEO Iger says he is open to extending his term

Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Tuesday he is open to extending his term as the head of Walt Disney Co , offering investors a sign of potential stability at the media company as it reported a dip in quarterly advertising at ESPN.

Feb 05 2017

Super Bowl lures rush hour crowd as NFL seeks China touchdown

BEIJING/LOS ANGELES As millions around the world settled into couches and tuned into the Super Bowl on big-screen TVs on Sunday, fans in China watched the New England Patriots stun the Atlanta Falcons on mobile phones and tablets - on their way to work.

Feb 05 2017

Super Bowl lures rush hour crowd as NFL seeks China touchdown

BEIJING/LOS ANGELES As millions around the world settled into couches and tuned into the Super Bowl on big-screen TVs on Sunday, fans in China watched the New England Patriots stun the Atlanta Falcons on mobile phones and tablets - on their way to work.

Feb 05 2017

Super Bowl goes social as NFL seeks China touchdown

BEIJING/LOS ANGELES As millions around the world settle into couches and tune into the Super Bowl on big-screen TVs on Sunday, fans in China will be watching the American football championship on mobile phones and tablets - on their way to work.

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