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Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer

NEW YORK - Comcast says it $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable to take longer than expected because of a long-running regulatory review.
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NEW YORK - Pfizer is buying Hospira for about $15.23 billion, calling it a good fit with its established global pharmaceutical business.
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The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices to attend Disney­land, Walt Disney World and the rest of its U.S. theme parks, effective Sunday.
Kyle Larson primed to be the next NASCAR star

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - As Jeff Gordon winds down his long career, the kid who grew up idolizing him is just getting started. Kyle Larson is ready to become NASCAR's next superstar.
Michael Eisner working behind scenes to help bring NFL back to Los Angeles

Michael Eisner, an unofficial, unpaid adviser to Mayor Eric Garcetti, has been working behind the scenes to bring pro football back to Los Angeles.
Disney prepares a toy offensive with 'Infinity'

"Disney Infinity," the ambitious project from the company's interactive division, combines real-life toy figures with virtual worlds.
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LOS ANGELES - Disney said Monday that it is buying You­Tube channel operator Maker Studios for at least $500 million as the entertainment giant aims to stay in front of younger audiences who are increasingly watching short videos online.
Apps for babies entertaining, not educational, group says

The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood is urging federal regulators to examine the marketing practices of Fisher-Price's "Laugh & Learn" mobile apps and Open Solutions' games.
Disney launches digital movies app

LOS ANGELES - Disney is launching a digital movies app that allows fans to store movie purchases online and play them back over Apple devices and computers.
Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet TV offer; disables ad-skipping DVR function for 3 days

LOS ANGELES - Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.