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Sep 25, 2014

A Woman Is Suing Disney for $250 Million Claiming 'Frozen' Stole Her Life Story

Sing with us: Do you want to file a laaawsuit? An author named Isabella TaniKumi has filed a $250 million suit against the Walt Disney Company saying that Frozen was not actually based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, The Snow Queen, but he... #Peru #Walt Disney Company #Anderson, IN

Sep 26, 2014

Hasbro embraces princess power with Disney deal

Toymaker Hasbro is shaking off its reputation as a boys' toy company. In a major coup, the company known for Transformers and GI Joe merchandising lines announced that it secured the doll license starting in 2016 for Walt Disney's 'Frozen' and Prince... #Mattel, Inc. #Hasbro, Inc. #Bloomberg

Sep 25, 2014

This Woman Says Frozen Ripped Off Her Life Story In These 18 Ways

Do you want to build a lawsuit? A woman reportedly is suing Disney for the whopping sum of $250 million (with an "M") because she is convinced that the entertainment giant based Frozen on her 2010 autobiography, and not on the fables of Hans Christia... #Hans Christian Andersen #Walt Disney Company

Sep 19, 2014

Technology giant: Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8bn

Alibaba Group Holding (BABA.N) priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected range, raising $21.8bn, in the latest sign of strong investor appetite for the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut. At that price, the IPO, one of... #China #Boeing #Jordan #eBay Inc. #Google Inc. #Facebook #Thomson Reuters #Industrial and Commercial Bank of China #Agricultural Bank of China

Sep 20, 2014

The Punt: Ex-Rabobank man Hetherington's new art job

Andrew Hetherington has been appointed the new chief executive of Business to Arts, an organisation that develops partnerships between the Irish arts community and, you guessed it, businesses. Mr Hetherington (36) has been with the group since 2007 w... #Al Gore #Martha Stewart #Andrea Bocelli #CSR P.L.C.

Sep 26, 2014

The Lion King becomes biggest grossing musical ever

The Lion King musical has grossed more money at the box office than any other film or stage show in history, the Walt Disney Company said last night. Worldwide ticket sales for the show surpassed $6.2bn ($3.8bn) this summer, meaning it has taken more... #Al Gore #Martha Stewart #Andrea Bocelli #CSR P.L.C.

Sep 13, 2014

Yet another 'Frozen' spinoff: An Epcot theme park attraction

It's time for fans of Epcot's classic ride Maelstrom to let it go. "Frozen" is here. Walt Disney Resorts announced Friday that construction has begun on a new attraction based on the animated hit "Frozen." It will take the place of Maelstrom, a Norwe... #Florida #Bob Iger

Sep 13, 2014

Disney building 'Frozen' movie attraction at Florida's Epcot

Walt Disney Co is adding a new attraction based on the movie "Frozen" to its Epcot theme park in Orlando, Florida, the media company's latest move to capitalize on the popularity of the blockbuster animated film... #Florida #Orlando Florida

Sep 13, 2014

Fla. GOP makes final push for Gov. Rick Scott

Buoyed by a significant cash advantage and polls that show Gov. Rick Scott either tied or leading, Florida Republicans on Saturday contended they are focused and ready for the November election. The Republican Party of Florida met at one of Walt Disn... #Florida #Louisiana #Barack Obama #Charlie Crist #Bobby Jindal #Bill Nelson #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party #Rick Scott

Sep 09, 2014

Disney World on board with Apple Pay; Mickey Mouse will be Apple Watch option

Parts of Tuesday's much-anticipated Apple announcements hit home for Central Floridians. The company's new Apple Pay -- a system that allows purchases via the new upsized iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus -- will work at Walt Disney World. Apple Pay also wi... #Apple, Inc. #Mickey Mouse