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.
Fed-up Benitez: Newcastle no closer to new signings
After picking up just five points out of an available 39, Paul Clements tenure at the Liberty Stadium came to an end in December. That's 13 points required from these final 16 matches and if we can't do that then we don't deserve to stay in the league.
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First off, Nintendo's 2014 Wii U hit Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is coming to the Switch on May 4. This update will upgrade the anime-inspired classic with HD-quality visuals and a new epilogue.
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.
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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.
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.
As a result, Goff finished with just 259 yards and one touchdown on 24-of-45 passing, and the Rams scored just 13 points. Moments like what the 2001 Sixers experienced when nobody gave them a chance to win a single game against the Lakers.
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".
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.
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.
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 .
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher feels that the Reds did a wrong thing by selling Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona this month. "I think Barcelona have signed a top, top player who suits perfectly the way they want to play for the last 20 years".
"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.
Allardyce wants tiresome Everton to become more boring
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.
Dangerous Flu Virus Spreads Across 46 States
Flu cases spiked the most in the South with the number expected to rise as we head into the peak of flu season . Using warm water and soap is the best way to protect against the virus, according to Qured GP, Dr Amy Bibby.
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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.
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.