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2010-09-01 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeebo, Inc. today announced that Disney Mobile will launch Disney All Star Cards, Alice in Wonderland, Jelly Car 2 and two additional titles on the Zeebo 3G-connected digital gaming, entertainment and education system. Disney All Star Cards is targeted to launch on September 21. The Zeebo system is currently selling in Brazil and Mexico, with future rollouts planned in other regions. "Disney Interactive Studios brings Disney stories and characters to...

2007-12-21 12:00:19

A.D. "Bud" Albers has been appointed as chief technology officer (CTO) of the Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG). WDIG develops and delivers interactive Disney-branded media for Internet and mobile devices for audiences around the world and also provides centralized development support and a world-class technology for all of the Internet properties of The Walt Disney Company. Reporting to WDIG President Steve Wadsworth, Albers will be responsible for leading technological breakthroughs...

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2006-09-28 09:36:28

NEW YORK -- ESPN is closing down its cell phone company for sports fans after less than a year, planning instead to forge deals with other wireless operators to offer Mobile ESPN's multimedia content, the majority-owned subsidiary of Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday. The company will continue providing wireless service and content for its subscribers until the end of the year, refund the purchase price for handsets and assist customers with transferring their phone numbers to other...

2005-09-27 09:01:21

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sports television network ESPN plans to start selling a wireless service for sports fans on a limited basis this year with a mobile phone from Sanyo Electric Co Ltd, it said on Tuesday. Disney's ESPN sees the mobile service, which will operate on a high-speed wireless network that Sprint Nextel Corp. is building, as a way to expand its brand and its sports programming beyond traditional television screens. Sprint Nextel leases network space to several...

2005-07-06 14:10:56

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Theme park and media company Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday said it would use Sprint's network to offer a mobile phone service geared toward families. Disney expects the venture to be in investment mode for the next several years, but hopes it will bring solid financial returns in the long run, Steve Wadsworth, president of the company's Internet group, said in a statement. The company is turning to wireless at a time when U.S. operators are taking aim at very specific...

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2004-12-01 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES -- Sports cable channel ESPN will launch its own branded wireless phone service next year, the first in a series of branded cell phone services planned by The Walt Disney Co., which owns ESPN. The service, dubbed ESPN Mobile, will use the enhanced Sprint nationwide PCS network, Sprint and ESPN said Wednesday. The venture will sell ESPN-branded handsets, accessories and applications, including access to sports headlines, photos, ring tones and streaming audio and video over...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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