Disney Agrees to Buy Key Parts of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 Billion Deal

21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch invited Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger to his winery in Los Angeles last month as the executives were trying to nail down a deal that would mark a turning point in both of their careers. After a lunch of chicken and salad, the executives opened a … Read more

21st Century Fox Agrees to Higher Offer From Disney

Walt disney Co. raised its offer to purchase most of 21st Century Fox FOX 1.51% to more than $71.3 billion in cash and stock, topping an unsolicited offer from rival Comcast Corp. and escalating the bidding war for the coveted media properties. Fox, in a news release, said the new Disney DIS 4.04% deal “is … Read more

Emojis Get a Refresh, New Additions Amid Growing Use for Work

The governing body of emojis released a new batch of the graphic images that convey human expressions and add other visual context to text communications. Among them are a face holding back tears and hands making a heart shape. But big tech companies including Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Microsoft Corp. and Facebook Inc. have also been … Read more