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Scarlett Johansson, star of the Marvel superhero movie "Black Widow," sued the Walt Disney Co on Thursday, alleging that the company breached her contract when it offered the movie on streaming at the same time it played in theaters.

Disney said there was "no merit" to the lawsuit, saying it had complied with her contract. It added in a statement that the release of the movie on its streaming platform had "significantly enhanced her [Johansson's] ability to earn additional compensation on top of the $20 million she has received to date.”

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Netflix Inc said it would make a deeper dive into video games as the movie and TV streaming service projected weak subscriber growth amid growing competition and the lifting of pandemic restrictions that had kept people at home.

The company's shares lost 3.3% Wednesday to close at $513.54.

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On April 23, 2005, Jawed Karim uploaded a 19-second video entitled "Me at the Zoo" to his newly created website, The short clip, filmed by Karim's friend Yakov Lapitsky at the San Diego Zoo, showed Karim standing in front of several elephants.

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Grupo Televisa, Mexico’s largest television network announced the merger of its media and content business with leading US Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Communications.

The new media venture, Televisa-Univision, will produce, distribute and market programs for both Grupo Televisa and Univision and will also create a new streaming channel, according to the joint press release.