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Google Joins Apple on Disney's Cloud Movie Service

Peter Kafka covers media and technology, and their intersection, at Vox. Many of his stories can be found in his Kafka on Media newsletter, and he also hosts the Recode Media podcast.

Disney, which launched its own cloud storage locker service in conjunction with Apple’s iTunes in February, has added Google to the mix. The deal means that Google Play users who have bought digital copies of Disney, Pixar and Marvel movies can now watch them using Apple’s iOS devices, as well as Disney’s own Disney Movies Anywhere app and website, and Apple users/buyers can do the same wherever Google Play works.

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