News of Note—Apple, CBS, Comcast, Hulu, Disney and Vudu

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Here are the stories we’re following today:

> Apple is in talks with BT to offer Apple TV streaming devices preloaded with BT apps to the European telecom's customers. Telegraph report

> CBS has retained the firm RALLY, an issue-driven expert advisory and communications firm, to consult on the disbursement of a pledged $20 million to organizations dedicated to fostering safe and equitable work environments and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace. Release

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> The Wall Street Journal looked into why Comcast may never want to sell Hulu to Disney. Article

> Walmart's ad-supported streaming service Vudu is getting into original content through a partnership with MGM. Variety article

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