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From Monday's Business Section article titled: "Tech Sales, Not
At Walt Disney Internet Group, Walt Disney
Co's online division based in North Hollywood, higher earnings have
emboldened the unit to boost spending on both technology and people.
"We crossed into profitiablity our last fiscal year," which ended
Sept. 30, spokeswoman Kim Kerscher said. "That's allowing us
Disney Internet Group is buying servers and data storage systems
from HP. It is also bulking up its 1,000-person workforce to
put sports highlights, movie trailers and interviews on Disney-owned
websites. Kerscher wouldn't predict how many jobs would be
created, but said: "I would characterize the hiring as meaningful."