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New Disney toys combine high-tech gadgets, old-school play

...after "Star Wars: Episode 7 - The Force Awakens" debuts in December. "Frozen" packages will go on sale in 2017.Walt Disney Co. worked on the game over several years and tapped staff from numerous divisions, including storytellers from Marvel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/new-disney-toys-combine-hi
ESPN sues Verizon over unbundling sports channel

...filed Mon day in New York's state Supreme Court alleges that Verizon is breaking its contract with ESPN, owned by Walt Disney Co., by unbundling the sports channel from the main programming line-up of Verizon's FiOS TV.The showdown could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/espn-sues-verizon-over-unb
Awesome! 'Lego Dimensions' combining bricks and franchises

...screen.It's similar to the popular Skylanders, Disney Infinity and ambiio series from Activision-Blizzard Inc., Walt Disney Co. and Nintendo Co.Lego Dimensions will click together several Lego-ized versions of entertainment properties, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-11/awesome-lego-dimensions-combining-b
Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer

...The FCC has delayed its review due to a court case that is pending.In that case, content providers such as the Walt Disney Co. don't want the FCC to show documents filed with the government that contain private information, such as its contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/comcast-says-45b-time-warn
Business news

...by drawing more users and expanding its advertising offerings. The number of new users was less than expected.THE WALT DISNEY CO. on Thursday named Thomas Staggs as chief operating officer, an indication that the company might be setting up a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/business-news
Business news

Ticket prices increase at Disney theme parksLOS ANGELES - Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive.The Walt Disney Co. raised ticket prices to attend Disney land, Walt Disney World and the rest of its U.S. theme parks, effective...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/business-news
Kyle Larson primed to be the next NASCAR star

...imagine NBC, as opposed to NBC Sports Network, taking some races," he said. ESPN and ABC are both part of The Walt Disney Co."That is harder, that is not consistent with our current agreements," Miles added. "There are ideas like that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-17/kyle-larson-primed-be-next-nascar
Michael Eisner working behind scenes to help bring NFL back to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - Michael Eisner likes a good game.He was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co. when it owned the Los Angeles Angels and founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.But ask him about the NFL playing in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-28/michael-eisner-working-behind
Disney prepares a toy offensive with 'Infinity'

...decision concerning Infinity has gone down."It's fitting the space has been dubbed the Infinity war room because the Walt Disney Co. is readying for a yearslong siege ? not just a one-time battle ? for consumers' attention with the multi-platform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-11/disney-prepares-toy-offens
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...entertainment giant aims to stay in front of younger audiences who are increasingly watching short videos online.The Walt Disney Co. could pay up to $450 million more in bonuses if Maker meets performance targets, the company said.The purchase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/business-news