On Friday, the entertainment giant announced that chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and chief exec Jack Dorsey will not not be seeking re-election to its board.
Disney said the reasoning behind their departures are due to potential conflicts of interest that may arise as media and technology continue to merge. Twitter and Facebook have also bid on and won the rights to stream live sporting events, a bedrock business for Disney and its ESPN network. "The Board will take up the matter of filling Mr. Smith's role as independent Lead Director when it meets after the annual meeting". Board memebers Robert Matschullat and Orin Smith are also not standing for re-election. Facebook, meanwhile, is investing heavily in programming for Facebook Watch, striking deals including one with ABC's Scandal star, Kerry Washington, who's launching an original series this year on the social media platform, and a live weekly show from WWE called the Mixed Match Challenge, a 12-episode series is pitting male and female stars from its Raw and SmackDown Live.
Delhi: 19-year-old DU student driving BMW crushes man to death
Shiv Nath had died before he was taken to the hospital, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Jatin Narwal told Hindustan Times . Police said the accident happened on 10 January and the accused was arrested the next day but later released on bail.
Sandberg and Dorsey's exit won't be the only change to Disney's board. Twitter, too, has made more forays into video.
Dorsey's company announced a year ago video streaming partnerships with 16 media companies, which included some of Disney's competitors. Twitter also has a partnership with Bloomberg LP. Oracle co-CEO Safra Catz and Illumina CEO Franis deSouza will join the board next month. General Motors Co. CEO Mary Barra became a Disney director in August. The 66-year-old is now scheduled to leave the company in 2021, the fourth time the company postponed his planned retirement date.
But Ishant is the star of the second morning as he took two of the four wickets to fall today and finished with figures of 3/46. The surface at SuperSport Park was nothing like that, however, with slow bowler Ashwin the one to profit on the opening day.
The network said rescuers were prevented from entering the crew living quarters by temperatures as high as 192 degrees. The stricken tanker, Sanchi , had drifted into Japan's exclusive economic zone and "suddenly ignited", reports said .
Organovo Holdings, Inc.'s Average Earnings Estimate for the current quarter is $-0.08, according to consensus of 3 analysts. A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.
Former Arsenal striker Wright is tipping Liverpool to cause Manchester City plenty of problems at Anfield on Sunday afternoon. In an exclusive interview with Liverpool legend and Sky Sports pundit Phil Thompson, Klopp said: "I'm a football romantic.
New Everton striker Cenk Tosun has been warned about Sam Allardyce's tactics by experienced Turkey midfielder Emre Belozoglu. Everton had emerged early for the second half, but how quickly and brutally they were forced to revert to damage limitation.
A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of STZ . 128 funds opened positions while 644 raised stakes. Cetera Advisor Limited Com holds 5,119 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. 64,772 are owned by Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Co.
He said South Africa has a lot to learn from Kenya, especially in agriculture sector, which is well developed. ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the ANC's national executive committee January 8 statement.
Buffett's comments came a day after JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon said he regretted calling bitcoin a "fraud". Later in the interview he added: "I think what is going on will definitely come to a bad ending".
Bomb Disposal Squad personnel on Saturday defusing the IED device in HMT area on Srinagar-Baramulla highway. Giving details, he said that a patrol party of 44 BN CRPF recovered the IED on the highway around 4 am.
Dark Souls Remastered will receive graphical enhancements across the board as well as the aim to hit 60 frames per second. Bandai Namco has confirmed that Dark Souls Remastered is being released for PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , and PC on May 25.
"There's a champion in every single one of us", she said, motivating and inspiring every one of her fans, followers, and friends. The Super Bowl, which airs on NBC on February 4 starting at 6:30, are fielding an all-star team of musical talent.
No. 17 Arizona outlasts Oregon
She made one of two free throws with 17 seconds to go as Arizona State's leading scorer, Robbi Ryan, fouled out. Oregon State had a 37-33 rebounding advantage and turned 14 offensive rebounds into 15 second-chance points.
Eastman Kodak (KODK): Stock to Follow
Company has conspicuous measure of stock oscillations; average true range may be heating up this temperature with value of 0.51. Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys , and 4 insider sales for $34,673 activity. ( KODK ) according to Finviz Data is $-0.78.
Canadiens Danault taken to hospital with head injury
Marchand's power-play goal late in the first period tied the game, and the back-and-forth goal scoring was off and running. Deslauriers picked up a loose puck at the Boston blue line and beat Tuukka Rask with a low shot from the slot at 5:45.
India beat Australia by 100 runs
Shaw was dismissed on 94 when he edged the ball to the keeper, while Kalra was caught at mid-wicket and was dismissed at 86. This was the highest opening partnership for India in any U19 World Cup and their second highest for any wicket.
Apple (AAPL) Downgraded to Neutral at Instinet
Parsec Fincl Mngmt Incorporated stated it has 0.09% in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). $948,612 worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). James Dondero decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 17.11% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
Death toll in California mudslides rises to 17
He and his partner of 17 years, Ralph "Lalo" Barajas, were swept out of their home before dawn Tuesday by the devastating slide. Winfrey owns a 58-acre parcel of land behind his house, he said, and it acted as a riverway for the mud.
Heaps of New Games and Ports Revealed for Switch
In fact, EA is pleased with the sales of the game across the board, and according to NoF, new announcements will be made soon. After beating the main game, players can take part in two interwoven Ballon World competitive modes: "Hide it" and "Find it".