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British police arrest 5 in tabloid bribery probe

(AP) -- The criminal investigation into British tabloid skullduggery turned full force on a second Rupert Murdoch publication Saturday, with the arrest of four current and former journalists from The Sun ...

dateJan 29, 2012 in Other
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Myspace purchase a 'huge mistake': Murdoch

News Corp's purchase of Myspace was a "huge mistake" and the social network was mismanaged "in every possible way" following the acquisition, chief executive Rupert Murdoch said Friday.

dateOct 21, 2011 in Business
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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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Yahoo ad exec deflects talk about becoming CEO

(AP) -- The head of Yahoo's online advertising business in North America said Monday he has been too busy trying to bring in more revenue to consider whether he would be willing to become the struggling Internet ...

dateOct 18, 2011 in Business
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Sony's 'Smurfs,' 'Friends' to be UltraViolet-ready

(AP) -- Sony Corp.'s movie studio said Tuesday that "The Smurfs" and "Friends With Benefits" will be the first movies it releases on home video that will be compatible with the UltraViolet view-anywhere system.

dateSep 21, 2011 in Business
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