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'Daily Show,' 'Colbert' to return to Hulu

(AP) -- "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report," which have been absent from online video service Hulu for almost a year, are back on the free service.

Feb 03, 2011
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News Corp. puts Myspace on the block

News Corp. said Wednesday it was exploring a sale or other "strategic options" for Myspace, the ailing social network which has been eclipsed by Facebook.

Feb 02, 2011
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Stop the presses: First iPad newspaper debuts

A daily newspaper designed by News Corp. exclusively for Apple's iPad is available for $40 annually, comparable to what some big-city publishers charge monthly to deliver their print editions.

Feb 02, 2011
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Murdoch's iPad newspaper launches Wednesday

News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch is to unveil "The Daily" on Wednesday, a digital newspaper for the iPad, the tablet computer the media tycoon has said may be the savior of the struggling news industry.

Feb 01, 2011
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BBC to slash online budget by a quarter

The BBC said Monday it would cut its online budget by 25 percent as the publicly-funded broadcaster responds to criticism that is an unfair competitor to commercial rivals.

Jan 24, 2011
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News Corp. exploring options for Myspace

News Corp. said Thursday it is exploring "strategic options" for Myspace amid reports it is considering a sale, merger or spinoff of the ailing social network.

Jan 13, 2011
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Myspace slashing 500 jobs, nearly half its staff

Myspace announced on Tuesday it was cutting some 500 jobs, nearly half its staff, in a move seen as potentially setting the stage for a sale of the social network owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

Jan 11, 2011
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Google to keep powering MySpace ads, search

MySpace on Thursday announced that Google will continue to power advertising and search at the flagging online social network under pressure to improve its financial performance.

Dec 16, 2010
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A look at possible conditions in Comcast, NBC deal

(AP) --Federal regulators are considering a number of conditions to ensure that Comcast Corp. cannot use its control over NBC's vast media empire to stifle the growth of online video. Their key concerns:

Dec 13, 2010
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FCC exploring role in TV programming disputes

(AP) -- Federal regulators will explore whether they can do more to protect consumers from losing their television signals because of disputes over the fees that subscription-video providers pay broadcasters for their programming.

Dec 08, 2010
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