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  • Cable operators told to remove cable TV apparatus from poles in Karachi

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has asked all cable TV operators to remove cable boosters from electric poles of K-Electric...

    Sources in the power utility told Dawn that a letter had been sent to Pemra informing it that the KE had received several complaints regarding current in electric poles “due to cables of media distributors and cable internet service providers fixed on and passing through the...

  • Cybernet and PEACE Cable to bring 'ultra-high capacity cable' to Pakistan

    Pakistani carrier Cybernet has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and landing party agreement with PEACE Cable International Network to bring 'ultra-high capacity cable' to the country...

    “We are excited about working on the PEACE project and the numerous benefits that the PEACE Cable will bring to Pakistan and its digital economy," said Cybernet CEO Danish A...

  • Disney opens its first store in China

    SHANGHAI: Disney opened its first Chinese store on Wednesday, before the launch of its first mainland theme park, as it seeks to sell Mickey Mouse and friends to the Asian giant’s middle classes...

    Shoppers queued outside the store for hours ahead of the opening...

  • Disney blackmailed over apparent movie hack: reports

    Disney chief Bob Iger said Monday hackers claiming to have access to one of the company's unreleased movies were demanding a “huge” ransom, according to US media reports...

    He did not reveal which film had been stolen but said the company would not be giving in to the blackmail attempt, according to The Hollywood Reporter, quoting Iger from a meeting in New York with employees of the Disney-owned ABC television network...

  • Evolution of the disney princesses

    The way Disney princesses have evolved over the years is reflective of the progress women have made in the real world...

    Girls and women have outstandingly achieved what most people thought was impossible for them...

  • Toddler's body found after gator attack in Disney Orlando resort

    ORLANDO: A US family's desperate search for their toddler son, who was snatched by an alligator off the shore of a lake at a Disney resort, ended Wednesday when divers found the two-year-old's body in murky water...

    The nightmare at the Disney World complex is the latest horror to hit the central Florida vacation town of Orlando reeling from Sunday's massacre at a gay nightclub in which 49 people were killed — the deadliest mass...

  • Disney opens first theme park in China

    SHANGHAI: Entertainment giant Disney opened a massive theme park in Shanghai on Thursday, hoping to win over communist-ruled China’s growing middle class with the ultimate American cultural export...

    The opening comes after tragedy struck Disney’s resort in the US state of Florida, where an alligator killed a two-year-old child at the shore of a lake in the massive complex...

  • China’s richest man declares war on Disney with giant theme park

    THE Chinese conglomerate Wanda on Saturday opened its first theme park, with its billionaire boss declaring war on Disney weeks before the American entertainment giant launches a similar attraction in Shanghai...

    A week before, Wang — China’s richest man, according to Forbes magazine — said he was setting his sights on Disney, which in June will open its first theme park on the mainland...

  • The Evolution of disney's princes

    Quite recently, you read about the modest, charming, beautiful Disney princesses, who fell victim to evil stepmothers, witches or were under a curse, etc...

    Thus, in most of these Disney stories, we hardly see gallantry or fighting skills of the princes who usually turn up at the end when much of the struggle has already been done by the princesses, fairies, dwarfs or other animals...

  • Disney to create shows for Snapchat

    The Walt Disney Company’s United States (US) television arm will create shows for Snap Inc’s Snapchat, Disney announced on Wednesday, in Snapchat's latest deal with a major US media company...

    Snap, which is preparing for next year's initial public offering, has signed a variety of advertising and content agreements this year with Viacom, Comcast’s NBCUniversal and Time Warner Inc’s Turner Broadcasting System Inc...

  • Disney’s gender-bender

    Walt Disney’s eagerly awaited live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast will, among other things, feature a gay character (LeFou, wingman of the villain in the story Gaston) played by Josh Gad...

    This has happened for the first time in the history of the company...

  • ForeignFront: Moana says something insightful about Disney princesses

    Since Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs came out in 1937, Disney has made major advances in many areas...

    Let’s begin with the first two: Set in the generically Polynesian Pacific, the animated film moves from a lush island to a constantly undulating sea, and every curl of the characters’ hair and every ripple on the ocean is so lovingly constructed that Moana is easily the most visually beautiful movie Disney has ever made...

  • Disney to buy 21st Century Fox assets for $52.4bn

    NEW YORK: Walt Disney Co...

    The blockbuster stock tra­nsaction also vastly reduces the Fox media empire built by Rupert Murdoch, leaving the 86-year-old tycoon and his two sons with a more tightly focused group including the Fox broadcast network, Fox News Channel and sports channels...

  • Comcast vs Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

    Comcast may make an offer for Twenty-First Century Fox, potentially putting it in a head-to-head bidding war with Disney...

    on Wednesday did not provide specific details on a bid, other than to say that it would be all cash and at a premium to the value of Disney's current all-stock offer...

  • Fox calls shareholders' meeting on July 10 to vote on Disney deal

    Media-entertainment giant 21st Century Fox said on Wednesday that it has called a shareholder meeting on July 10 to vote on the sale of key television and film operations to Walt Disney Co...

    Take a look: New Hollywood era after Disney-Fox dealThe plan announced last year, which remains subject to regulatory approval, would give Disney the famed Fox Hollywood film and television studios, along with its cable entertainment networks and...

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