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Apple considering Hulu bid

Apple Inc. is in talks to potentially bid for video-streaming service Hulu, according to a person close to the situation.

Jul 22, 2011
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A News Corp. without newspapers?

Rupert Murdoch built his vast fortune selling newspapers, expanding a single daily in his native Australia into a media and entertainment empire that spans the globe.

Jul 13, 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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News Corp. abandons digital newsstand project: WSJ

News Corp. has dropped a digital newsstand project that was part of an ambitious plan by the Rupert Murdoch-owned company to help publishers charge for content online, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Oct 22, 2010
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News Corp. to sell MySpace this week

(AP) -- News Corp. is aiming to sell struggling social network site MySpace this week after three years of massive losses, according to a person familiar with the matter. The move will likely result in the layoff of more ...

Jun 28, 2011
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Hulu sees 1M paying subscribers by end of summer

(AP) -- Online video service Hulu expects to have more than a million paying subscribers by the end of summer, several months earlier than forecast, its chief executive said in a blog post Wednesday.

Jul 07, 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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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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Exec threatens to pull Fox signal if Aereo goes on

(AP)—A top executive with the owner of the Fox broadcast network is threatening to convert the network to a pay-TV channel if Internet startup Aereo continues to "steal" Fox's over-the-air signal and sell it to consumers ...

Apr 08, 2013
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