News tagged with news corp

'The Daily' doomed by dull content and isolation

It was too expensive. It lacked editorial focus. And for a digital publication, it was strangely cut off from the Internet. That's the obituary being written in real time through posts, tweets and online ...

Dec 04, 2012
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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.

Oct 21, 2011
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Google in talks to buy Hulu: report

Google is in preliminary talks to acquire the online video site Hulu, the Los Angeles Times reported on its website Friday, citing anonymous sources familiar with the discussions.

Jul 01, 2011
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Apple unveils digital media subscription service

Apple, in a move long awaited by publishers seeking new sources of revenue, unveiled a subscription service on Tuesday for digital newspapers and magazines purchased through its online App Store.

Feb 15, 2011
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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.

Nov 11, 2010
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MySpace to revamp site in aim to simplify

(AP) -- The once-dominant social network MySpace is revamping its home page. It's looking a little more like its more popular and populous rival, Facebook, even as it attempts to set itself apart.

Aug 12, 2010
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