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 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
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.
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, 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.
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, 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 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
<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
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'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
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
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 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
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
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
<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
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
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
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