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Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-05-11 09:45:18
Walt Disney Co, an investor favorite for consistently beating Wall Street earnings targets, reported a rare miss on Tuesday as advertising and subscriptions declined at sports channel ESPN and theme park revenue came in weaker than expected. The home of Mickey Mouse got a boost from animated hit film "Zootopia" but it announced an exit from the console video game business as it dropped the Infinity title it launched less than three years ago. Shares of the world's best-known entertainment company fell more than 5 percent in extended trading. Disney and other media companies have been hit by the trend of "cord-cutting" as younger viewers opt for streaming services over cable and satellite TV channels. Investors are particularly focused on how ESPN, one of the strongest cable brands, weathers the storm. "Cable networks continue to face meaningful headwinds and Disney has yet to really answer how they are going to restore growth," BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield said. Excluding some items, Disney earned $1.36 per share, missing analyst average expectation of $1.40 per share. Revenue rose to $12.97 billion from $12.46 billion, below the Wall Street target of $13.19 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Chief Executive Bob Iger told analysts he does not "currently have any plans" to stay at Disney beyond his contract's expiration in June 2018. The company's board is searching for Iger's successor after the unexpected departure of Chief Operating Officer Tom Staggs. Some industry analysts believe Iger could be asked to stay longer. For the quarter that ended April 2, revenue missed expectations at cable networks, theme parks and consumer product divisions, according to data from FactSet StreetAccount. Revenue in Disney's cable networks business fell 1.86 percent to $3.96 billion. Operating income in the division rose 12.34 percent, mainly due to lower programing costs and higher fees from pay TV distributors. ESPN subscriptions fell. Ad revenue also dropped, which Disney attributed to a change in timing of college football playoff games. Disney took a $147 million charge for abandoning its Infinity game. The company will focus on licensing its characters for video games rather than publishing its own titles, Iger said. Studio revenue for the quarter increased 22 percent to $2.1 billion, powered by the box-office success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and animated movie "Zootopia", which has grossed nearly $1 billion worldwide. Revenue in the company's theme park business rose 4.5 percent to $3.9 billion. Attendance was "weaker than expected, a meaningful surprise for investors," analyst Greenfield said. Higher pre-opening expenses for its Shanghai theme park, which opens next month, also dragged down the unit's results, Disney said. Net income attributable to the company rose to $2.14 billion, or $1.30 per share, in the second quarter ended April 2, from $2.11 billion, or $1.23 per share, a year earlier. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-04-16 14:54:16
Pioneering Malian photographer Malick Sidibe, whose powerful black and white images of local life won him international acclaim and top awards, has died aged 80, his family said Friday. Sidibe's vibrant images of life in the Malian capital Bamako in the 1960s, when the country gained independence from France, were a social commentary chronicling both pop culture and traditional society. In 2007, he was the first African and the first photographer to be awarded the Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice film festival. His nephew Oumar Sidibe said the photographer had been ill for some time and died on Thursday, paying tribute to a man who remained "a model" for others. "He was a pious man, who remained so modest despite his success," Sidibe said. "It's a great loss for Mali. He was part of our cultural heritage," said Mali's Culture Minister N'Diaye Ramatoulaye Diallo. "The whole of Mali is in mourning," Diallo added. Sidibe was the first African to have a solo exhibition in Paris's prestigious Grand Palais museum, and his works adorn the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Getty Museum and several more across the world. He captured candid images in his studio as well as on the streets of Bamako, including at nightclubs, beaches and sporting events. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-04-07 08:36:33
The most recent update to sees a host of new words added from the worlds of politics, popular culture, and social media. Among the new words, the verb ‘leo’ which means to achieve something after years of trying has been added thanks to USA celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio after his winning the 2016 Academy Award for Best Actor after six unsuccessful times. We can see ten highlights from the update below: Leo verb to achieve something after years of trying: “I feel like I’ve Leoed this morning; I finally passed my driving test.” [From the name of Leonardo DiCaprio, with allusion to his winning the 2016 Academy Award for Best Actor after six unsuccessful nominations.] More»
Aya Salah Eddin - 2016-04-02 15:09:56
World Autism Awareness Day is marked on 2 April, to raise awareness of the condition and its impact on individuals and families. On the day, here are key facts, myths and statistics about the lifelong condition. The World Autism Awareness Day was adopted by the United Nations in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health priority. Over 70 million individuals have autism worldwide and counting. Although there is no cure for autism spectrum disorder, a better understanding of therapies, support and other interventions are available to help adults, children and their parents. What is autism? Autism is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, behaviour and interests. It is a spectrum disorder, which means that while autistic people share certain difficulties, the condition will affect individuals differently. Unless the right support is available or given, autism can have a profound and sometimes devastating impact on individuals and their families. The right support can make a huge difference to the lives of people with autism and those around them. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-03-21 09:08:37
Famed Lebanese singer Majida El-Roumi is scheduled to give a concert 20 May at the Sound and Light Theatre of the Giza Pyramids to benefit victims of burn injuries. The concert is organised by Ahl Masr Foundation and all ticket revenues will go towards the construction of Ahl Masr Burns Hospital, the first non-profit hospital across the Middle East and North Africa specialised in the treatment of burn injuries. The hospital is planned on a total area of 12,200 square metres and will be located in New Cairo’s First District. Ahl Masr was founded in 2013 as a non-governmental organisation that “aims to revolutionise the concepts of charity and healthcare development in Egypt,” reads the event description on Facebook. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-03-14 07:28:09
A sandstorm hit the streets of Cairo and other Egyptian governorates followed by heavy rains, lightning and thunder on Sunday evening, with weather still unstable across the country. The sandstorms were reported in Greater Cairo as well as other governorates, limiting visibility for drivers. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-03-12 09:04:48
International rock star Bryan Adams posted a photo of his guitar that had been "graffiti-ed" with green marker by Egyptian airport customs while leaving Cairo on Friday. Adams was in Cairo to perform at a private event. "Airport customs graffiti on my 1957 Martin D-18 from Egypt. Back to the luthier...," Adams posted next to the photo showing green marker on his guitar. "We almost didn't get the equipment into the country, and when we did it was all marked like this," he told AFP in a Facebook message on Friday. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-02-29 13:40:59
Late iconic actor Omar Sharif was remembered at the Academy Awards in the In Memoriam tribute, which honoured talents the film world lost during the previous year. Oscar nominated Sharif, was among 136 late artists who were tributed in a video montage “for their contributions to the art and science of motion pictures,” according to the Oscars website. Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters complemented the screened video with his live performance of The Beatles hit Blackbird on stage. Sharif was born Michelle Chalhoub in Alexandria in1932 in Alexandria to Syrian-Lebanese parents. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-02-29 09:05:53
Here is the complete list of winners at the 88th Academy Awards, which were handed out on Sunday in Hollywood: Best picture: "Spotlight" Best director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, "The Revenant" Best actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant" Best actress: Brie Larson, "Room" Best supporting actor: Mark Rylance, "Bridge of Spies" Best supporting actress: Alicia Vikander, "The Danish Girl" Best original screenplay: "Spotlight" - Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy Best adapted screenplay: "The Big Short" - Charles Randolph and Adam McKay Best foreign language film: "Son of Saul" (Hungary) More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2016-02-28 14:48:13
The 88th Oscars will be held Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Here are the Academy Awards, by numbers:Voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: 6,261 Countries and territories where Oscars ceremony will be broadcast: more than 225 Films eligible for Best Picture: 305 Countries submitting foreign-language films: 80 Statuettes given out at the 87th Oscars: 51 Number of competitive categories: 24 More»