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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.

dateDec 08, 2010 in Telecom
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Google seeking Miramax films for YouTube

Google has been gradually adding professional content to YouTube in a bid to attract advertisers and turn a profit with the site it bought for 1.65 billion dollars four years ago.

dateNov 23, 2010 in Internet
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MySpace deepens ties with rival Facebook

MySpace on Thursday began letting members tap into entertainment preferences expressed in Facebook profiles in a deepening of ties with the firm that snatched its social networking crown.

dateNov 18, 2010 in Internet
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Fox joins broadcasters in blocking Google TV link

(AP) -- News Corp.'s Fox has joined broadcasters ABC, CBS and NBC in blocking access to full episodes of shows when searched from Google TV's Web browser, according to a person at Fox familiar with the matter.

dateNov 11, 2010 in Telecom
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News Corp. puts Myspace on notice

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. put Myspace on notice on Wednesday, saying the losses at the ailing social network were unsustainable and there needs to be improvement in the next few quarters.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Business
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News Corp. net profit up 36 percent

News Corp. said Wednesday that its net profit rose 36 percent in the first quarter of its 2011 fiscal year to 775 million dollars, beating the expectations of Wall Street analysts.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Business
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