Disney Cuts Interactive Division Workforce By 26%

By | Thursday March 6, 2014 @ 10:25am PST

Disney_InteractiveThe roughly 700 layoffs have been widely anticipated for the operation, Disney‘s only money-losing division in the fiscal year that ended in September. With the cuts, Disney Interactive will trim by half the number of games it … Read More »

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Disney Interactive To Cut 200 Jobs

By | Monday February 3, 2014 @ 2:11pm PST

Disney_InteractiveDisney Interactive is laying off about 200 employees as the fallout continues from the unit’s restructuring that began last fall. The latest job cuts, which are expected to come in the next two or three weeks, were not unexpected after … Read More »

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Disney Interactive Co-President John Pleasants Exits As Iger Hands Reins To Jimmy Pitaro

By | Monday November 11, 2013 @ 10:37am PST

Disney Interactive‘s Jimmy Pitaro will step up to helm the Games and Media operating group solo as his former co-president John Pleasants exits his post, the company announced today. Pleasants will stay … Read More »

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Disney Infinity Launch Delayed Till Aug. 18

By | Wednesday March 13, 2013 @ 7:52pm PDT

The highly promoted videogame had been targeted for June to coincide with the release of Monsters University. Disney Infinity will include a host of Disney characters including Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean, Buzz Lightyear from Toy StoryRead More »

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Disney Interactive Hit With Layoffs

By | Wednesday September 5, 2012 @ 4:13pm PDT

More than 50 employees at Disney Interactive lost their jobs today in what is being termed a restructuring within the online unit of the organization.  A source close to the situation confirmed that the restructuring was completed … Read More »

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Disney Online Buys Parent Site Developer Babble Media

By | Monday November 14, 2011 @ 10:22am PST

BURBANK, Calif.–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), through its wholly owned subsidiary Disney Online, has acquired Babble Media, Inc., a leading online parenting platform featuring more than 200 influential mom bloggers. The acquisition of Babble further strengthens the position of Disney Interactive Media Group’s Moms and Family portfolio as a leading online resource for moms and families.

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Disney Interactive Will Provide Content To YouTube Next Year

By | Monday November 7, 2011 @ 4:54am PST

The companies announced this morning that Disney will bring “family-friendly video entertainment” to Google’s video site as well as Disney.com beginning early in 2012. ”Programming will include video drawn from relevant family-friendly content currently available across YouTube, original video produced by … Read More »

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