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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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Possible CEOs to succeed Carol Bartz at Yahoo

(AP) -- The search has now begun for a person willing to lead one of the world's most popular Internet properties, Yahoo Inc., whose problems have deepened under its three previous leaders.

dateSep 07, 2011 in Business
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Yahoo, pay-TV operators among Hulu bidders

Online video site Hulu is again up for sale, with Yahoo and pay TV operators DirecTV and Time Warner Cable among the seven bidders, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

dateMay 25, 2013 in Business
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Storm brews over control of US newspaper group

With a sale likely of a prominent group of US newspapers, the interest of a potential buyer tied to right-wing causes has galvanized opponents fearing the dailies could become political tools.

dateMay 26, 2013 in Business
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Myspace settles privacy probe with FTC

(AP) -- Myspace, the once mighty social network, settled a privacy investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and agreed to submit to privacy audits over the next 20 years.

dateMay 08, 2012 in Internet
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Online TV spats mean fewer free shows on Web

(AP) -- Broadcasters took a big step toward eliminating free TV shows on the Web after they blocked access to their programming online this month to enforce their demands to be paid.

dateOct 24, 2010 in Telecom
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