Disney+ gets two new series based on Winter Soldier, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, and Vision

Disney+ gets two new series based on Winter Soldier, Falcon, Scarlet Witch, and Vision

Two new series based on Marvel Cinematic Universe characters are coming to Disney’s new subscription service, the company announced today in its first look at Disney+. The series, one called WandaVision and another called Falcon and Winter Soldier, don’t have a release date at this time. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige confirmed the previously reported series during a Disney investors meeting today. WandaVision will focus on Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany), presumably…

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Sudan’s longtime leader was ousted in a military coup. Protesters still want democracy.

Sudan’s longtime leader was ousted in a military coup. Protesters still want democracy.

Omar al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, was arrested by the military on Thursday. The Sudanese military has ousted president Omar al-Bashir in an apparent coup, following months of intense anti-government protests against the long-serving dictator. Gen. Awad Ibn Auf, Sudan’s defense minister and former vice president, announced al-Bashir’s overthrow on Thursday, telling the country al-Bashir had been arrested and that his regime had been toppled. Ibn Auf also declared that the constitution would be suspended…

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Here’s your first look at Disney+

Here’s your first look at Disney+

Disney finally showed off its long-awaited streaming service, Disney+ on Thursday. Disney’s Kevin Mayer, head of the company’s direct-to-consumer unit, gave investors their first look at the Disney+ app and interface. Similar to Netflix, Disney+ users are greeted by rows of recommended content, new TV series or movies added to the platform, and genres. Unlike Netflix, there are five hubs that sit at the top of the page, which will bring users to designated areas…

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SpaceX lands all three Falcon Heavy rocket boosters for the first time ever

SpaceX lands all three Falcon Heavy rocket boosters for the first time ever

Following the second launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, all three of the rocket’s booster cores successfully landed back on Earth. The two outer cores of the rocket touched down on SpaceX’s two concrete landing pads at Cape Canaveral, Florida near the site of the launch. The center core touched down on one of the company’s drone ships in the Atlantic Ocean. It’s the first time that SpaceX has landed all three rocket cores from one…

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Tesla still isn’t getting enough batteries from Panasonic

Tesla still isn’t getting enough batteries from Panasonic

The supply of batteries made by Panasonic is still the “fundamental constraint” on the production of Tesla products, the company said Thursday. The electric car maker isn’t getting enough batteries from the production lines that Panasonic operates in the automaker’s Reno, Nevada Gigafactory to keep up with the number of cars and home energy storage products it wants to make. The two companies believe more batteries can be made using the equipment in place at…

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Disney confirms it will ‘likely’ bundle Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu for one price

Disney confirms it will ‘likely’ bundle Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu for one price

To kick off its Investor Day presentation this afternoon, Disney laid out its direct-to-consumer strategy, going over the many assets that put the company in a strong position as it prepares for a major face-off with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and other video streaming services. Kevin Mayer, chairman of Disney’s direct-to-consumer division, didn’t waste time stating the obvious: Disney will “likely” sell its standalone, paid subscription services — Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu — as a…

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