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Disney wins patent for search engine free of piracy

Disney wins patent for search engine free of piracy

Hot on the heels of Google's recent changes to reduce the appearance of torrent and piracy sites in search results comes news that Disney has obtained a patent for a search engine that is free of pirated content. Not just filtering out piracy from search results, Disney's patent focuses on promoting "authentic" sites, such as those of copyright and trademark holders, that are related to search terms.

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Tomorrowland trailer drops following NYCC panel

Tomorrowland trailer drops following NYCC panel

Disney's planning to release a world-hopping mystery film titled "Tomorrowland" next year, and ahead of it comes both a trailer and a panel at the New York Comic Con. George Clooney decided to make an appearance during the latter, according to Deadline, joining the show's opening panel. Though Clooney is part of the oft-teased movie, he wasn't originally slated to be part of the panel for reasons that were apparently a farce. More importantly, the panel released details on the movie, and joining them is a trailer we have for you after the jump.

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NBA tipped in deal with broadcasters for new online video service

NBA tipped in deal with broadcasters for new online video service

If you find the limitations of traditional cable television subscriptions increasingly pointless, you're not the only one. Many consumers complement their cable subscription with online video streaming services and similar offerings, sometimes entirely dropping cable in favor of these alternatives. Access to sports content has been one of the biggest barriers to cable cutting for many, however, an issue that is being increasing addressed. According to sources that have spoken to the Wall Street Journal, NBA fans in particular might be in for some good news.

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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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Apple Pay’s secret weapon: stores and brands

Apple Pay’s secret weapon: stores and brands

If the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus’ secret weapon is Apple Pay, then Apple Pay’s secret weapon is McDonalds, Nike, Subway, and Disney. These are amongst the many top-level stores Apple has made deals with for Apple Pay right out the gate.

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Disney patents show drone-controlled puppets

Disney patents show drone-controlled puppets

Disney has taken its puppets to some incredible levels, but all of them will pale in comparison to what it has planned for the future. According to some patents that have surfaced, Disney is looking to add drones to its entertainment arsenal, reserving them for use with puppets of all sizes.

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Amazon’s latest spat is with Disney, and movie pre-orders are in the crossfire

Amazon’s latest spat is with Disney, and movie pre-orders are in the crossfire

Amazon is once again nixing movie pre-orders, this time against Disney, likely as a move to "motivate" negotiations in a direction it considers more favorable. Neither Disney or Amazon have commented on the matter, but it has been noted that recent Disney movies like Guardians of the Galaxy are not available for pre-order on Amazon.

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Guardians of the Galaxy head to PS4, Xbox One, with Disney Infinity

Guardians of the Galaxy head to PS4, Xbox One, with Disney Infinity

In a bit of timing which can only be described as a home run, Disney has revealed the next Marvel Super Heroes to be coming to the Disney Infinity universe in the "2.0 Edition" release. This game and environment will be coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Xbox 360 this Fall.

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Virtual Reality Star Wars on may be on Disney’s horizon

Virtual Reality Star Wars on may be on Disney’s horizon

Not just Star Wars 7, and not just the rest of the Star Wars movies, but every Disney-owned property should be feeling fairly confident after words shared by Disney CEO Bob Iger in the 125th anniversary edition of the Wall Street Journal this week. In it, Iger speaks of the future of entertainment, centering on Storytelling - and virtual reality.

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Star Wars Assault Team free mobile game taps sci-fi obsession

Star Wars Assault Team free mobile game taps sci-fi obsession

One of the first Star Wars games to be developed with the Disney Video Games team is Star Wars Assault Team - and it’s surprisingly decent. This game is entirely free and made to be a mix between turn-based card collecting and adventure. Here you’ll be able to play on your iPhone or iPad on iOS, Android devices, and devices running either Windows Phone 8 or Windows on your desktop.

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Star Wars trailer spoofs Guardians of the Galaxy

Star Wars trailer spoofs Guardians of the Galaxy

Lucasfilm, who owns Star Wars, and Marvel, who owns Guardians of the Galaxy, are now both owned by Disney, who owns Mickey Mouse. What if the creative heads that lead to the trailers for the upcoming film were to make a trailer for the decades-old classic? Well, what else would you get if not the first real guardians of the galaxy, complete with a catchy but almost inappropriate soundtrack.

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Star Wars 7 cast expands with Gwendoline Christie and Lupita Nyong’o

Star Wars 7 cast expands with Gwendoline Christie and Lupita Nyong’o

It’s time to bring some Tarth to a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The cast for Star Wars, Episode 7 has expanded to include two new stars this morning, including Lupita Nyong'o of 12 Years a Slave fame and Gwendoline Christie from Game of Thrones.

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