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Disney Shanghai Theme Park to open doors on June 16

After much wait, Shanghai announces the opening date of its Disneyland. This huge theme park is said to have some of the finest attractions, including the largest princess-themed park. While it may have faced a lot of construction challenges over the years, this Disney resort seems to have emerged unscathed, albeit a little late.

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Apple in talks to launch online TV service

Apple Inc is in talks with programmers to offer a slimmed-down bundle of TV networks this fall, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Wall St. ends lower with oil prices, renewed Greece worries

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended lower on Wednesday, snapping a two-day rally as energy shares slid with oil prices and as investors' anxiety about the euro zone returned in the closing minutes of trading.

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Court allows Aereo to auction TV streaming technology assets

A bankruptcy court has allowed defunct video streaming company Aereo Inc to auction its TV streaming technology assets, according to court papers published on Friday.

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New Luxembourg leaks reveal Disney, Koch Industries tax deals

Tax deals that entertainment firm Walt Disney Co, commodities group Koch Industries and others agreed with the Luxembourg authorities were revealed on Tuesday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).

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CBS, Dish reach deal after CBS pulls programming

U.S. broadcasting companies CBS Corp and Dish Network Corp reached a multiyear deal on Saturday with CBS agreeing to continue to deliver its programs to Dish's 14 million subscribers.

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Hasbro board votes to exit DreamWorks merger talks

Merger talks between Hasbro Inc and DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc formally ended on Monday morning, when the toy company's board voted to walk away, according to a person with knowledge of the board's actions.

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Disney extends CEO Iger's contract through June 2018

Walt Disney Co's (DIS.N) board extended Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Iger's contract through June 2018, keeping him at the helm of the media and theme park company two years longer than he previously planned.

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'Lion King' musical is top-grossing box-office production of all time: Disney

The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday.

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Disney brings the Force with 'Star Wars' game, TV show push

Walt Disney Co is ramping up its first major push to promote the "Star Wars" franchise it purchased from George Lucas in 2012, blitzing consumers this year with a mobile game, animated TV show and an expanded line of toys and clothes.

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Aereo versus broadcasters could reach US Congress - report

The fight between Pay-television companies and major US broadcasters, and TV over Internet startup Aereo would most likely see intervention from the US government, according to a report on Investors Business Daily today.

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Disney reports growth in its third quarter earnings

Disney reported increase in the company's third quarter earnings due to media networks, parks and resorts' stronger performance.

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