Disney’s Latest Blockbuster Isn’t Star Wars—It’s the Streaming Wars

On the mid-April day that Disney hosted a show-of-force presentation for investment analysts, the entertainment giant converted its cavernous Soundstage 2 in Burbank, Calif., where Mary Poppins and Pirates of the Caribbean came to life, into an auditorium for knowledge workers. Wall Street types sat rapt as Disney opened with a video splicing its decades-old […]

Disney Plus Makes Bob Iger’s Apple Board Seat an Awkward Fit

As the echo of last month’s Apple TV Plus product unveiling continued to loom on Thursday, Disney’s reveal of details surrounding its upcoming Disney Plus streaming service reminded many Apple watchers of an important fact: The iPhone-maker now has a direct competitor sitting on its board of directors. Disney CEO Bob Iger was appointed to […]