The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Jobs One Step Closer to His Mouse Ears

Jobs One Step Closer to His Mouse Ears

by , 8:05 AM EST, January 24th, 2006

It appears that Disney is prepared to announce on Tuesday that it is purchasing Pixar. According to The New York Times, Disney is prepared to offer Pixar CEO, Steve Jobs, about US$59 per share for the animation studio, valuing the company at about $7 billion. The deal still needs the vote of Pixar's board of directors.

The deal will blend Disney's animation department with Pixar, with Pixar's chief creative officer, John Lasseter, at the helm. Mr. Jobs will land a seat on Disney's board.

There is still a chance that the deal could fall through: The negotiations are at a very delicate point. An anonymous person that was briefed on the negotiation status commented "This is tricky. All of the things have to be just right."

Recent Headlines - Updated April 1st

Wed,4:28 PM
Join Dr. Mac for Cool Tech and Pizza at Chicago Apple User Group Wednesday
4:09 PM
HBO Coming to Sling TV Ahead of Game of Thrones Launch
4:05 PM
GoGroove SonaVERSE BX Portable Stereo Speaker System w/ Rechargeable Battery
3:40 PM
The (New) Mouse of Dr. Mac’s Dreams
2:33 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2015-04-01: Understanding the Apple Watch In-store Purchase System
2:25 PM
Apple Stores Will Schedule Walk-In Appointments for Apple Watch
1:10 PM
How to ‘Heart’ Your Favorite Apple Watch in the Store App
11:01 AM
Dolby VP Mike Rockwell Jumps Ship for Apple
9:50 AM
Google Maps Brings Pac-Man to Your Neighborhood
8:50 AM
iOS 8: Manually Adjusting Your iPhone Camera’s Exposure
Tue,7:54 PM
Game of War: How to Play and Win a Casino Event
5:46 PM
Jeff’s Comprehensive Mac Backup Guide
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!