Disney snaffles Pixar

For a meagre $7.4bn, Disney's managed to buy Pixar in a move which has surprised approximately no one. Of course, this now means Steve Jobs is on the board of Disney, so cue lots of pointing at Apple Macs and calling them Mickey Mouse computers etc.

BBC NEWS | Business | Disney buys Pixar in $7.4bn deal

Disney's earnings from Pixar's six films are estimated to be about $3.2bn so far and each has been a hit. Let's hope the Curse of Mickey doesn't strike with this one as the next film, Cars, comes out in the summer and from the trailers so far looks a bit US-centric. I mean, Nascar sucks...

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