According to other CNBC sources, the deal will just include Fox stock shares rather than full cash assets. If the deal closes, Disney would pick the best Fox assets that suit its current portfolio.
It would see Disney add 20th Century Fox, home to the Avatar and X-Men film franchises, to its own studio, as well as worldwide pay-television brands from Sky in the United Kingdom to Star in India, regional U.S. sports networks and Fox's stake in the Hulu digital streaming service.
The company explained that they had attempted to review the benefits and were no longer "engaged" in doing so. Therefore, should the Disney deal go through, one would assume that Disney and Marvel would hold the distribution rights to Fantastic Four movies, but not the production rights - in effect, a reverse of The Incredible Hulk situation with Universal.
With Comcast out of the running as of Monday, it's now down to settling on a price for the assets. A Fox representative declined to comment.
Comcast shares were up 1.5 percent in after-hours trading, while Disney shares were up 0.2 percent and Fox shares fell 1.3 percent.
The process of adapting the controls has been called a "challenge", although Microsoft us confident it's found the best balance. And it's certainly fair to ask why the change was made now, nine months after its initial release on Early Access.
Trump also ordered the US Department of State to shift the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to the contested city of Jerusalem. The president is accompanied by his Foreign Minister Saluddin Rabbani and other government officials on the visit.
He did not elaborate. "This was an attempted terrorist attack ", Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference Monday. Photo The Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan , where a bomb detonated on Monday, severely injuring the bomber.
The fire-brigade spokesman Franz Resperger said, as quoted by the SITA newswire, that a gas pipeline exploded underground. It handles some 40 billion cubic meters from Russia, Norway, and other countries per year, Deutsche Welle reported.
Google Inc. has launched three new photography apps, which form part of the company's new " appsperiments " program. After capturing video in the app, users can preview the footage by scrubbing back and forth with one finger.
The billionaire's family will maintain a substantial investment in the group following the merger and serve on various boards. The companies said the deal will create a "global property leader" with assets worth more than $72 billion.
It would remain to be seen how Apple would integrate Shazam , which also faces competitors such as SoundHound. This is pretty low considering the app got valued at $1 billion during its most recent funding round.
More than 530 people were killed and thousands were injured in the massive tragedy of last Iran natural disaster . In the epicenter of the quake, which struck at about 12:43 local time, the tremor measured magnitude 7-8 points.
North Korea has acknowledged the abductions and allowed Soga and four others to visit Japan in 2002, where they stayed. He said he had planned to go to Russian Federation and turn himself in, and had not expected North Korea to keep him.
Pacquiao with rumors of the super-fight swirling. and he told TMZ Sports Conor doesn't have a chance in hell of upsetting Manny. Not content with being one of the dominant figures in the UFC, he tried his luck in boxing.
Disney, Fox Deal Could Reportedly Close This Week
Zacks has just released a Special Report that spotlights this fast-emerging phenomenon and 6 tickers for taking advantage of it. Fox and Disney are on a "glide path" for a Thursday deal announcement, CNBC reported on Tuesday.
Nokia 5 getting Android 8.0 Oreo beta update
Coming to hardware, this offering from Nokia is packing a Snapdragon 430 Octa-core processor, coupled with Adreno 505 GPU. This feature is not even available on Nexus smartphones and thus it feels great to see it on Nokia 8 and now Nokia 5.
Winter storm watch this afternoon
Berlin: 6-12 inches, Laconia, 3-7 inches, Lebanon, 4-6 inches, North Conway, 6-11 inches, and Plymouth, 4-9 inches. Forecasters expect 2-4 inches of the white stuff.
SEC orders food review startup to shut down coin offering
Coin offerings often receive investments in the form of cryptocurrency like Bitcoin, which has soared to meteoric heights . These tokens typically use blockchain, which uses cryptography to record transactions which can then be authenticated.
Alleged 2018 Nokia 6 leaked in TENAA certification
Of course, this change leads to other ones too, such as the new placement of the fingerprint sensor, on the back of the phone. Given the fact that the Nokia 6 (2018 ) already surfaced on TENAA it's only a matter of weeks before it becomes official.
Arsenal without Mustafi and Ramsey for trip to West Ham
He is not a sub for me, he is a regular player, but I have plenty of good strikers and you can not play all of them together. Mustafi missed Sunday's 1-1 draw at Southampton due to a thigh problem and is still absent this time out.
The California wildfires by the numbers
Officials said that by Saturday the Thomas Fire had charred 59,893 hectares (148,000 acres), an area about the size of Chicago. In total, the fires have displaced almost 90,000 people and destroyed roughly 800 structures, The Los Angeles Times reported .
Selena Gomez has 'poured her heart' into new music
While Selena's family were said to be apprehensive over her reunion with Bieber, his family have had quite the opposite opinion. She said: "I think he's just keeping his focus on God, and really trying to figure out what counts and what matters".