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    1. May 18, 2016

      Let’s do lunch

      Some thrive on the traditional power lunch; some enjoy going blank over a solitary sandwich. But now Marie Schneegans,...

    2. May 6, 2016

      ‘I turned electronic waste into robots’

      I was only 10 when I first watched the Pixar film Wall-E in 2008. I immediately liked the character — that small, ugly,...

    1. April 6, 2016

      The princes of Disneyland are under a curse

      Tom Staggs, chief operating officer of Walt Disney, is to leave the company after losing the support of the board to...

    2. April 4, 2016

      Tom Staggs quits as Walt Disney chief operating officer

      Tom Staggs, chief operating officer of Walt Disney and the internal candidate regarded as the favourite to succeed Bob...

    3. March 16, 2016

      Review: ‘Dealstorming’, by Tim Sanders

      In the early days of video games, serious players realised that to win the increasingly complex games being devised by...

    4. March 15, 2016

      Disney to revive Indiana Jones series

      Walt Disney is reviving the Indiana Jones series with plans to release a fifth movie in 2019 featuring Harrison Ford as...

    5. January 27, 2016

      Tableau thrives as it seeks to free data from ‘Excel hell’

      In 1993, Pat Hanrahan was part of the Pixar team that won an Oscar for animation software. A decade later, he...

    6. November 26, 2015

      The Good Dinosaur — film review: ‘A soppy yarn’

      The prehistoric animals in Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur gambol across pastel landscapes with cute faces and green skin...

    7. October 27, 2015

      Randy Newman, Royal Festival Hall, London: ‘Sardonic and sentimental’

      In a 1979 interview, Randy Newman’s father, a Californian doctor, ascribed his son’s “strange, bitter lyrics” to the...

    8. October 14, 2015

      Virtual reality start-up 8i raises $13.5m from leading VC firms

      Virtual reality has seen billions of dollars of investment and attracted many thousands of developers, even before next...

    9. October 5, 2015

      Twitter: Second Jobs

      Twitter is said to be considering ending its famous 140-character limit on users’ messages. Its new chief executive is...

    10. October 5, 2015

      From Apple to Python: how everyone can tap teams’ creative juices

      When creative people hand day-to-day operational duties to someone else, they are often described as stepping back,...

    11. May 22, 2015

      Disney: Let it grow

      slideshow Sixty years ago this summer Walt Disney opened his first theme park, transforming 160 acres of southern...

    12. May 21, 2015

      Tomorrowland — film review

      “Enjoy the future,” we’re urged early in Tomorrowland, with a ten-ton wink. The year, then, is 1964, and the...

    13. May 19, 2015

      George Lucas makes $2.2bn paper profit on Walt Disney stake

      George Lucas has made a $2.2bn paper profit on the Walt Disney stock he received in exchange for the rights to Star...

    14. May 5, 2015

      Disney lifted by theme parks and consumer products

      It may have lacked a blockbuster to compare with Frozen but Walt Disney’s quarterly profits still sailed past analyst...

    15. March 25, 2015

      ‘Becoming Steve Jobs’, by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli

      Who needs another Steve Jobs biography? Four years after his death, Apple’s co-founder continues to serve as...

    16. February 3, 2015

      Walt Disney looks to stream popular shows

      Walt Disney is exploring new streaming services for some of its most popular content, including ESPN’s sports...

    17. FT Tech Hub

      January 26, 2015

      Oculus CEO on its new VR filmmaking venture Story Studio and Microsoft’s HoloLens

      When the Oculus Rift VR headset raised $2.4m on Kickstarter in 2012, its crowdfunding was squarely pitched at the...

    18. September 24, 2014

      Shortlist unveiled for FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year

      Wealth and inequality, the UK phone-hacking scandal and internet privacy are among the provocative themes tackled by...

    19. August 21, 2014

      Hollywood studios lament summer of plummeting cinema receipts

      There has been much gnawing of fingernails in the executive suites of Hollywood’s movie studios lately. After a record...

    20. August 9, 2014

      Judge tells of Silicon Valley ‘fear’ of Steve Jobs

      A US judge on Friday offered a behind-the-scenes look at the force of will with which Steve Jobs once held sway over...

    21. August 6, 2014

      From hacking to fracking, this year’s cracking business titles

      Two of 2014’s most controversial books – Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century and Michael Lewis’s Flash...

    22. July 28, 2014

      LinkedIn boss is wrong about poaching rivals’ employees

      In the 1970s you could buy a hippy-ish poster of a bird flying towards a lurid sunset, with the maxim: “If you love...

    23. June 25, 2014

      Pixar’s formula for creativity

      Deep within Pixar’s headquarters in Emery­ville, a short drive from San Francisco, two animators are working in what...

    24. Business Blog

      April 2, 2014

      Amazon wins plaudits for a Prime example of a textbook price increase

      Free business school case study in every box (Dreamstime) Altering prices is a delicate art. When Pixar was a hardware...

    25. March 25, 2014

      Disney: taker and Maker

      Disney’s latest deal will struggle for a fairy tale ending. On Monday it announced the acquisition of “online video...

    26. March 19, 2014

      Candour without bruises: how to get a Pixar buzz

      Creativity, Inc: Overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration, by Ed Catmull with Amy...

    27. February 25, 2014

      Disney strengthens movie ties with Apple

      Walt Disney has launched a cloud-based movie service with Apple that will allow buyers of its movies to view them...

    28. February 5, 2014

      Disney powered by ‘Frozen’ and ‘Thor’

      A snow princess and a Nordic super hero powered Walt Disney’s first-quarter profits as the box office hits Frozen and...

    29. March 6, 2013

      The art of creating creativity

      Frank Stephenson, design director at McLaren Automotive, remembers standing in a hotel lobby in the Caribbean and...

    30. December 4, 2012

      Netflix strikes deal for new Disney movies

      The pay-television industry faces renewed competition from Netflix after the DVD and video streaming operator struck a...

    31. November 9, 2012

      The (Disney) empire strikes back

      A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the Star Wars saga delighted audiences and made its creators rich. Then...

    32. November 8, 2012

      Disney urges officials to resolve fiscal cliff

      Walt Disney’s theme parks and cable networks powered fourth-quarter profits at the media group as Bob Iger, chief...

    33. October 31, 2012

      Disney plans to exploit Star Wars galaxy

      In a video message posted online shortly after Walt Disney announced its $4bn purchase of Lucasfilm, Bob Iger, Disney’s...

    34. October 30, 2012

      Disney and Star Wars join forces

      Mickey Mouse has forged an unlikely alliance with Darth Vader after Walt Disney agreed a $4bn deal to acquire...

    35. August 16, 2012

      Superheroes soar above Disney tensions

      Summer means one thing in Hollywood: big, blockbuster movies. But a single superhero film has ka-powed all others this...

    36. July 13, 2012

      Disney still has star potential

      Tax avoidance schemes of the rich and famous – recently exposed in this newspaper and others – have led to me to take a...

    37. June 28, 2012

      Robots take lessons in body language

      While her colleagues pore over algorithms, debug software codes and tinker with articulated arms and gripper hands,...

    38. June 6, 2012

      Scotland gets the Disney treatment

      On Saturday VisitScotland chartered a train for about 150 journalists to travel from Edinburgh to Dunkeld in east...

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