Days after launch, thousands of Disney+ accounts hacked and leaked

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Less than a week after the long-awaited streaming service opened its doors, hackers got in. Thousands of Disney+ accounts were hacked within the first few days of the long awaited streaming service’s initial launch. This represented only one of a number of technical challenges that came with this rocky roll-out. Disney+ accounts first became available to the United States, Canada and the Netherlands on November 12. Even though there were a considerable number of technical issues faced by new users following the initial launch of the service, it was still…

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Disney mobile game lawsuit filed over data collection from children

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The entertainment giant has been accused of violating privacy laws about how personal data can be collected from minors. A federal court is asking some heavy questions about Disney mobile game practices involving personal data collection from children. As a result of these alleged activities, Disney has been sued. The class action lawsuit accuses Disney of having included inappropriate ad-tracking software in its mobile games. The Disney mobile game security lawsuit alleges that the company’s ad-tracking software illegally monitors its users and shares children’s personal identifying information with third parties.…

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Disney World to begin accepting mobile payments

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Disney launches a new mobile commerce service at one of its theme parks Disney World will begin accepting mobile payments on December 24. The popular theme park has introduced a new service that will allow people to purchase food, drinks, and merchandise with nothing more than their smartphone. Many of the shops that are located in the park will accept mobile payments, but those without in-store mobile point-of-sale systems will continue to accept traditional forms of payment, of course. This represents an initiative from Disney that involves showing more support…

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Disney finds success in mobile games

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Disney Interactive is gaining momentum in the mobile space Disney Interactive is beginning to see significant success in the gaming field. The company has long been involved in the game industry, having first been formed in 1999 in order to engage a new generation of consumers interested in interactive entertainment. In recent years, Disney Interactive has been focusing more heavily on mobile games rather than placing sole focus on traditional console games. This diversification has paid off, as Disney Interactive has now become the world’s sixth largest mobile games publisher.…

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Disney sets a powerful example in mobile commerce

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Disney’s Magic Bands show that wearable technology and mobile payments can go hand-in-hand Disney may lead the way to a brighter future in mobile commerce. The famed company recently released its Magic Bands, which are simple wristbands that can be used to pay for goods and services at Disney resorts. This combination of wearable technology and mobile commerce has already generated a great deal of hype, and Disney may find itself as a pioneer in the mobile payments field. These Magic Bands are having a major impact on the way…

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