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Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay for the news

Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of News Corporation, today issued a statement calling for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news traveling through their platforms. In the statement, Murdoch

Tesla adds James Murdoch and Linda Johnson Rice to its board

Tesla has added two new independent directors to its board, including 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch and Johnson Publishing Company CEO and Chairman Linda Johnson Rice. The two new board members w

PropTiger buys up troubled rival Housing.com in consolidation of India’s top real estate startups

The saga of Housing.com, once a red-hot tech startup in India, has reached a conclusion of sorts after the company was sold to rival PropTiger in a deal announced this week.

News Corp To Buy Unruly For $176M To Drive More Video Ad Views

London-based digital ad tech company Unruly, which sells video ad tech including services to track and step up engagement, is to be acquired by global media conglomerate News Corp in a deal worth up t

Google Blasts Media Implications That It Runs That Town

Google, a search company, fired back today at a string of reports published in the Wall Street Journal over the past few weeks that have brought the company and its business practices under scrutiny.

News Corp Makes First Investment In India, Putting $30M Into Real Estate Site PropTiger

In addition to helping tell the news with Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal, U.S. media giant News Corp also makes news with strategic investments. Today the company announced its first investment

GuideSpark Rolls Out New Platform To Serve Up HR Video To Phones And Tablets

GuideSpark, a Menlo Park-based startup that provides employers with customizable video templates for conveying what would normally be incredibly boring HR paperwork, is rolling out a new platform for

News Corp Pays $25M For Storyful, Which Digs Up And Verifies News From Social Sites Like Twitter And Instagram

News Corp is raising its game in digital news again: the company has just announced that it is acquiring Storyful, a Ireland-based "village square" for social media news, aggregating stories found on

UK’s BSkyB Wins Case Against Microsoft Over Use Of “SkyDrive” Name In Europe; May Have To Drop Name Or Pay Fines

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.microsoft.com">Microsoft</a> went <a target="_blank" href="http://t.co/JiDdlmlid3">big on pushing cloud services</a> this week at its Build conference, but today it

News Corp’s Education Tablet May Be The Bureaucratic Fit Schools Need To Adopt Tech

Public school systems are cheerfully decorated dictatorships: discipline, standards, and testing are the driving concepts of modern k-12 education. The very reason why districts purchase bundles of th

News Corp. Reports $2.1 Billion Loss From Publishing Arm

News Corp's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1308161/000119312512510887/d449610dpre14a.htm">SEC filing</a> during its attempts to split into two companies showed that

Why Magazine Apps Suck

Well, <em>The Daily</em> failed. It wasn’t all that fun while it lasted. And it didn’t last all that long. If everyone had known that it was going to cost $25 million a year to run, it probably wo

News Corp. Backs Down On Anti-Google Stance, Plans Searchable Article Previews, Keeps Paywall Intact

Rupert Murdoch's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.newscorp.com/">News Corp.</a> is planning once again to let stories from its paywalled UK newspaper <a target="_blank" href="http://thetimes.co.uk"

News Corp. Q4 Sales Of $8.4B Miss Estimates, Takes $2.8B Charge On Publishing Business

News Corporation has just reported its <a target="_blank" href="http://www.newscorp.com/investor/download/NWS_Q4_2012.pdf">quarterly earnings</a>. For Q4 it had revenues of $8.4 billion with earnings

Murdoch Says Separated News Corp Publishing Biz Will ‘Push Even Harder’ On Charging For Content

Old media, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/178781/alexia-tsotsis-i-like-the-emotional-part-of-the-news/">some think</a>, is headed for the graveyard, and they'll

Murdoch On Myspace: “I Made A Huge Mistake.”

Rupert Murdoch withstood intense grilling at News Corp's annual shareholder meeting today, which focused largely on the phone-hacking scandal that is causing such an upset in the company's financials

Accel Partners’ Jim Breyer Slated To Join News Corp Board, Perkins To Exit

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/jim-breyer">Jim Breyer</a>, a partner of venture capital firm <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/financial-organization/accel-partners">Accel Partners</a>, ha

Lulz? The ‘Murdoch Leaks Project’ Gets A Landing Page

Over the last week, there's been quite a bit of news swirling around Rupert Murdoch's empire, including, most recently, the now infamous LulzSec's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/18/lulzs

The Peanut Gallery For Murdoch’s Testimony Is On Twitter

News Corp's Rupert Murdoch and his son James Murdoch are facing the heat today during a British parliamentary inquiry over the <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/07/05/bloo

Confirmed: IGN Buys UGO, Hearst Gets Equity In New Venture That Will Soon Spin Out

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