News tagged with rupert murdoch

Van Natta resigning as MySpace CEO

(AP) -- Owen Van Natta is stepping down as CEO of struggling social networking site MySpace, effective immediately, after less than a year on the job.

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Business
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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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5 top publishers plan rival to Kindle format

(AP) -- Five of the nation's largest publishers of newspapers and magazines plan to challenge Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle electronic-book reader with their own digital format that would display in color and work on a variety ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Business
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Media execs make case for online fees at FTC panel

(AP) -- Media companies need to deliver compelling information on a variety of electronic devices and overcome readers' resistance to paying for material online, news executives said Tuesday at a government-sponsored ...

dateDec 01, 2009 in Internet
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