Good to see Bob Iger, chief executive of Walt Disney Co, finally confirm to the CNBC (see the link below) the company did come close to purchasing micro blogging website Twitter.
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The dynamic Danas over at the venerable Wall Street journal dug out a cracking scoop late yesterday about Sweden's Hexagon AB weighing a $20 billion sale of the business. Here is the link in case you missed it:
I'm sure I will be on the receiving end of a load of unpleasant abuse from various trolls after this little update but I think loyal and sensible readers deserve a follow up piece since my original RARE ALERT about Walt Disney rekindling its interest in buying Twitter. Here is a link to that piece published in October:..
It would appear some people in the echo chamber on the other side of the pond don't "get" Betaville. This is particularly evident with aspects of my recent Twitter stories, which are being mis-represented on Twitter (I realise there are many ironies here). Either that or there are some scallywags trying to deliberately mis-quote Betaville in markets for their own ends...
Little old Betaville's has had a lot of enquiries from readers about where the Twitter auction has got to since I wrote about it a month ago in a RARE ALERT. And this week's news that Twitter will stream Disney's Stars Wars content has really got readers scratching their heads about the sale process. Here is a link to the announcement:..
It wasn't just Zak interviewing me today on Tip TV...
Click on the link below to watch today's Tip TV session:
It's a Monday and Zak was in the mood to talk about politics. I tried, though, to keep it corporate. Here is a link to today's session:
It's a Monday, so here is a link to today's Tip TV session with the eloquent Mr Mir.
Here is a link to today's Tip TV session with the mischevious Zak Mir.
Some rather juicy RARE has landed in my lap.
It's a pretty simple tale: Walt Disney Co is said to be closing in on a multi-billion dollar takeover of micro blogging site Twitter after both companies agreed on a takeout price late last week...