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Inside Out trailer: the next Pixar all-star movie

Inside Out trailer: the next Pixar all-star movie

When you begin watching this trailer, you might freak out a little. It seems like Pixar is making a movie that includes every one of their star characters at once. But they aren’t. I mean they are, sort of, but not really. They’re diving under the surface, looking at emotions. You’d better just have a look.

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Facebook used Pixar illustrator and psychologist to develop Finch emoticons

Facebook used Pixar illustrator and psychologist to develop Finch emoticons

Facebook engineer Arturo Bejar talked to the folks over at Popular Science, discussing how the new emoticons available for Messenger were created. In early 2012, the engineer crossed paths with a UC Berkeley professor of psychology who specializes in emotions, Dacher Keltner, who soon partnered with Facebook to offer his expertice. Soon after Pixar illustrator Matt Jones was on board as well.

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Pixar names main building after Steve Jobs

Pixar names main building after Steve Jobs

When you think of Steve Jobs, you may think of him as the guy who founded and ran Apple, but he was also a big investor in the animated movie studio Pixar, when he invested $10 million to purchase Pixar from Lucasfilm in 1986, and then was sold 20 years later to Disney for $7.4 billion. The studio has now named it's main building on its headquarters after the man himself.

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Former Pixar and Siri developers join up for ToyTalk to make Teddy speak

Former Pixar and Siri developers join up for ToyTalk to make Teddy speak

It's time for a new kind of app for the smart universe, on that focuses on the child in you - or your child, of course - and brings your toys to life with augmented reality: it's ToyTalk! The three folks behind this project were all formerly at Pixar in different positions - Martin Reddy was a lead Software Engineer, Oren Jacob was CTO, and Bobby Podesta was a supervising animator, and with their combined expertise, we're about to see speaking toy enter the smart space. The whole project is set to launch at the start of 2013, but just today they've released their first cinematic trailer.

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How Pixar’s Toy Story 2 was deleted… twice

How Pixar’s Toy Story 2 was deleted… twice

Pixar's film Toy Story 2 was an undeniable hit in one of the most popular children's movies ever. However, many fans of the film might not know is it the flick was actually deleted twice during production. One of the deletes was an accident by a rogue command, and the second was on purpose because "it was not a good film." The accidental deletion was discovered by Pixar's Larry Cutler.

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YouTube offering Disney and Pixar movies for rent

YouTube offering Disney and Pixar movies for rent

YouTube has been stepping up its content offerings to bolster its movie rental service that started about a year ago but has yet to put much pressure on services like Netflix. It added about 3,000 new movies for rent back in May and now it's also getting Disney and Pixar movie titles, 1,000 of which Netflix just lost access to when it failed to renew its deal with Starz.

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Thanks to Pixar, Steve Jobs Makes an Appearance at 2010 Oscars

Thanks to Pixar, Steve Jobs Makes an Appearance at 2010 Oscars

Despite the fact the Oscars has shown off a few extra features this year, like The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers and a performance from James Taylor, nothing has been as big a shock as seeing Steve Jobs walking the red carpet. The co-founder of the Cupertino=based company was found walking amongst the stars of Hollywood, managing to only stand out a little bit. At least to one person.

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Toy Story 4 arrives summer 2017

Toy Story 4 arrives summer 2017

Disney and Pixar are planning another Toy Story movie, and it'll be arriving in June 2017. The information comes from Disney, which revealed the news yesterday during its earnings call for the latest quarter. John Lasseter -- who wrote and directed both Toy Story and Toy Story 2 -- will be directing the latest film (Toy Story 4). The news is surprising. Disney had previously said that no plans for another film in the franchise was forthcoming, something Toy Story 3's ending reflected.

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Disney Movies Anywhere lands on Android for multi-platform fun

Disney Movies Anywhere lands on Android for multi-platform fun

Disney has just made a rather unprecedented move that would surely delight fans of its many films and franchises, including its Pixar and Marvel subsidiaries. It has truly put the "anywhere" in its Disney Movies Anywhere by making the app available on Google's mobile platform. Now users will be able to buy and view movies such as Maleficent, Frozen, Toy Story, Captain America, just to mention a few of the 450 titles from Disney's collection no matter their preferred mobile platform, whether they are on iOS or on Android.

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