COMPANY NEWS: Hitachi Vantara, the digital infrastructure, data management, analytics, and digital solutions subsidiary of Hitachi, introduced new Lumada DataOps capabilities for automated, AI-driven data operations for all enterprise customers and Lumada Industrial DataOps, providing advanced analytics capabilities for industrial use cases.
We all need a bit of magic in our lives, Telstra says, which is why it's teamed up with Disney to bring a year of Disney+ to eligible customers on new selected plans.
Smart receipt provider Slyp has hired Ashley Davies to be its CFO.
Alvy Ray Smith is one of the living legends of our modern age, and his talk at the University of Sydney was a fascinating look at the history of the pixel, graphics, Pixar and plenty more.
Australians have a growing taste for sports and video entertainment content sending the Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) services market to new heights, reaching 12.3 million total subscriptions at the end of June, according new research from technology analyst firm, Telsyte.
Garmin Australia has launched its vívofit jr. 2 kid’s fitness tracker with Disney Princess-themed bands and mobile app.
American plans to strip the spouses of holders of H-1B visas of the right to work have reached the final stage, with the Department of Homeland Security inching towards approving the change.
Globally recognised Disney characters are being brought to life on Samsung's newest Galaxy S9 and S9+ flagships, with more Disney movie tie-in characters to arrive during the year.
Disney, Lucasfilm, and Lenovo have announced a new content expansion for Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, featuring a new planet and characters from Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Global entertainment and film giant Walt Disney is buying the Rupert Murdoch owned 21st Century Fox business for US52.4 billion in a move which both companies say sets them up to better compete in the growing internet streaming entertainment market.
Disney, Lucasfilm and innovative STEAM leader invention company littleBits have joined forces to launch the Droid Inventor Kit, allowing kids to create their own Droid – and even use the force!
Digital watermarks embedded in a copied digital print of the Indian blockbuster Bahubali 2 – The Conclusion led police in the Indian city of Hyderabad to the theatre from which the copy had been made, and thence to the men who had attempted to use the stolen print to extort money.
Betting agencies often end up being much better at predicting the outcomes of national elections and Sportsbet has taken this to a different plane, offering odds that Netflix will be the next company Apple chooses to buy.
YouTube has severed ties with one of its more famous content creators, PewDiePie, after several of his videos were found to contain what was deemed to be anti-Semitic content.
As Google overtakes Apple as the world’s most valuable brand, in Australia Telstra has retained the mantle of the country’s most valuable brand for the second year running ahead of two of our biggest banks – the Commonwealth and the ANZ.
Activist group SumOfUs.org has included tech companies such as IBM, SpaceX, Tesla, and Uber among 19 corporations “named and shamed” as supporters of US President Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim immigration policy.
It’s a small world, after all, when the magic mountain of Disney content lands on Netflix Australia and New Zealand.
iiNet today announced what it describes as the 'latest evolution' of its popular television service, iiNet TV.
With some of the most beloved characters harking back over 9 decades as well as owning the rights to the more modern popular names from the brilliant Pixar animated movies, Disney is well placed to launch into a multiplatform spanning, real-world collectible, video-game toy box. Launched today is Disney Infinity a new way to adventure, enjoy and interact with your favourite fictional folk.
Sitting down with Warren Spector’s latest pet project is somewhat daunting, the original game fulfilled Spector’s passion and obsession for all things Mickey Mouse, but managed to be inaccessible to many as a video game. Can going high definition, and toning down Spector’s insistence on authenticity make Epic Mickey 2 hit a sweet spot of gaming and Disney homage?
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