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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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Fox affiliates 'on board' with pay TV plan

(AP)—The head of more than 200 TV stations that relay Fox programming says stations are "on board" with a threat to transition to pay TV if Internet upstart Aereo keeps reselling Fox's signal without paying for rights.

dateApr 10, 2013 in Telecom
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MySpace Music unveils `Romeo' video app

(AP) -- MySpace is further defining itself as a place to find music rather than a catchall social networking site as it launched on Thursday a music video player that plays random videos to match users' mood.

dateAug 13, 2010 in Internet
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Content is 'electronic emperor' says Murdoch

Buoyed by a box office hit in "Avatar" and better-than-expected profits, News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch has predicted a rosy future for content companies such as his media and entertainment giant.

dateFeb 03, 2010 in Business
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Amazon trying to offer subscription TV, movies

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. is talking with major media companies about offering unlimited views of older TV shows and movies online, as it struggles to stay relevant to consumers flocking to Apple Inc.'s iTunes a la carte store ...

dateSep 01, 2010 in Business
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Dying news media looks to Apple tablet for hope

Struggling US newspapers and magazines may seek Internet Age resurrection in a so-called "Jesus tablet" -- a computer expected to grab the spotlight Wednesday at a much anticipated Apple event in San Francisco.

dateJan 27, 2010 in Business
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James Murdoch out at News International

James Murdoch, the younger son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, stepped down Wednesday as executive chairman of News International, News Corp.'s scandal-plagued British newspaper unit.

dateFeb 29, 2012 in Business
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Sale bittersweet for Washington Post veterans

Washington Post journalists shared bittersweet thoughts Tuesday after the storied newspaper's sale to the founder of Amazon, mourning the loss of the Graham family's stewardship while hoping for more financial ...

dateAug 06, 2013 in Business
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