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Hulu’s TV service to offer content from ESPN, FX, Fox Sports, Disney

Hulu’s TV service to offer content from ESPN, FX, Fox Sports, Disney

Hulu is launching a TV service next year, and it’ll be offering content from 21st Century Fox and Walt Disney Company networks. Per a new agreement between Hulu and both companies, this upcoming TV service will offer programming and on-demand content from networks like FX, FXX and FXM, five ESPN networks, BTN, Fox Sports, National Geographic, and more. This follows a previous deal for Turner's roster of networks.

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New Kingdom Hearts compilation hits PS4 in March

New Kingdom Hearts compilation hits PS4 in March

As one of the biggest gaming franchises, it's surprising that it's been a full 10 years now since a proper Kingdom Hearts sequel has been released on consoles. Fortunately, a new entry in the RPG series, created in collaboration between Square Enix and Disney, will be coming to the PS4 in January, however it won't be the long-teased Kingdom Hearts III. Well, the developers have now revealed that another non-KH3 game will arrive in March, this one collecting all the previous titles onto a single PS4 disc.

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Disney tipped as interested in Twitter again, and very close to buying it

Disney tipped as interested in Twitter again, and very close to buying it

Several companies were interested in buying Twitter in recent weeks, one of them being Disney, though it seemed the potential sale was scraped at some point and serious acquisition bid plans were abandoned. That may not be the full story, though, as sources have now cropped up saying Disney is reconsidering an acquisition of the service, and has progressed so far as to have struck a price late last week. The two companies are reportedly in the process of forming a deal as of now. Even better, Disney allegedly has been working on this 'transaction' for the better part of six months.

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Disney may be considering a Netflix acquisition

Disney may be considering a Netflix acquisition

Rumor has it Disney is considering acquiring Netflix, something that itself follows reports that Disney was allegedly looking into buying Twitter. The mere existence of the rumor has been enough to push Netflix’s stock over $100/share; whether any such deal, which could be thorny for Disney, will happen is another matter. This speculation follows several months of light rumors that Apple may one day gobble up Netflix.

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5 teaser trailer (finally) released

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 teaser trailer (finally) released

We've known for years that Disney has been working on a fifth installment in its Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise, but any actual look at the film hasn't been forthcoming thanks to delays. That has finally changed, with Disney publishing the first teaser trailer for the upcoming flick. Unlike most teasers, it's not just a few seconds of footage with long drawn out music intros -- there's some actual substance here, and it looks great.

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Disney may bid for Twitter, too

Disney may bid for Twitter, too

You can add Disney to the list of companies considering making a bid for Twitter, at least if new sources are correct. According to these individuals, who are said to be familiar with the business plans, Disney is looking into possibly making a bid for Twitter, something Salesforce, Google, Verizon, and Microsoft are also reportedly looking into. As expected, neither Disney nor Twitter commented on the rumor; however, if Disney were to proceed with a successful bid, this would mark its largest acquisition in a decade.

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Disney’s Moana gets its first official trailer

Disney’s Moana gets its first official trailer

We're just a couple of months out from the release of Disney Animation Studios' next film, Moana, and today the company is giving us an early look at the movie with its first official trailer. So far we've just seen teasers and promo images, so those who are excited about this release will definitely want to check out the trailer, which features the longest look we've had at Moana yet.

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Disney Mix is a family-friendly messaging app that’s safe for kids

Disney Mix is a family-friendly messaging app that’s safe for kids

If the thought of yet another mobile messaging app is enough to make you gag, well, you're probably not alone. But now Disney has gotten into the game with Mix, a messaging app that's specially designed for kids and families. Available now on iOS and Android, Disney Mix may not seem as impressive as services like WhatsApp or Snapchat, but it includes a number of features designed to keep kids and pre-teens safe online.

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Star Wars live-action TV show in the works from Lucasfilm and ABC

Star Wars live-action TV show in the works from Lucasfilm and ABC

A live-action TV show set in the Star Wars universe is something that's been rumored and whispered about for many years now. Series creator George Lucas even had plans for a show called Star Wars Underworld, back before the franchise was acquired by Disney. However, it seems official talks are ongoing once again, as ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey recently revealed they were working with Lucasfilm on the concept.

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Disney brings Aladdin and other 16-bit classics to PC, Mac, and Linux

Disney brings Aladdin and other 16-bit classics to PC, Mac, and Linux

If you're like me and grew up in the 16-bit era of video games, then you'll probably remember Disney's collection of platformers fondly. Those games not only showed that good movie tie-ins can exist, but also what good platformers are made of. Make no mistake: Disney definitely had a hot streak back in the mid-90s, and now through its partnership with GOG.com, we can relive a few of those memories on PC.

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Disney Infinity servers close in March 2017, PC & mobile versions unplayable in September

Disney Infinity servers close in March 2017, PC & mobile versions unplayable in September

Back in May, Disney announced that it was ending production of its expansive Disney Infinity game series as it exited game publishing entirely. Now the company has detailed the shut down process for the game's online services, and simply put, it's a bit messy. Disney Infinity was released on so many different platforms, with several ways to buy it on PC alone, and it seems like there's different stages of the shut down for each version.

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T-Mobile expands Binge On with Apple Music and Disney

T-Mobile expands Binge On with Apple Music and Disney

T-Mobile users who take advantage of Binge On might like to know that the carrier has expanded it once more, this time adding Apple Music and offerings from Disney to the list of services subscribers can stream without worrying about data usage. The biggest addition today will almost certainly be Apple Music, but T-Mobile is actually adding a sizable number of video streaming partners with this update, boasting that Binge On now offers four times what it did when it rolled out eight months back.

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