Archive: 10/20/2011

News Corp to start Australian paywall

The Australian arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will begin charging for online content, the firm said on Thursday, with its flagship national broadsheet to move behind a paywall from next week.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Internet
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US police kill escaped lions, tigers and bears

Police in the US state of Ohio shot dead dozens of lions, tigers, bears and wolves in a frantic hunt after the owner of an exotic farm freed the dangerous animals and then killed himself.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Ecology
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Alibaba tells Yahoo! to decide on takeover

Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma said Thursday he expects an answer from Yahoo! within weeks to his long-standing offer to buy all or part of the US Internet giant, saying delays were hurting both firms.

dateOct 20, 2011 in Business
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Apple loses round in Wall St.'s expectations game

Call it the curse of great expectations. Apple did just about everything right in its latest quarter. The company increased its profit by more than 50 percent and boosted revenue by nearly 40 percent over the same quarter ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Business
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