News tagged with rupert murdoch

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.

dateJul 13, 2011 in Business
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Voicemail spying shows phone network weak spots

The voicemail tampering scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tabloid demonstrates not only the vulnerability of phone networks, but also the fallibility of the people who help maintain them.

dateJul 07, 2011 in Other
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Hulu mulls putting itself up for sale

(AP) -- Online video service Hulu is exploring putting itself up for sale after receiving an unsolicited takeover offer, people familiar with the matter said Tuesday.

dateJun 22, 2011 in Business
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James Murdoch promoted at News Corp.

James Murdoch, the youngest son of Rupert Murdoch, was named News Corp.'s deputy chief operating officer on Wednesday in a move that puts him a step closer to potentially taking over from his father.

dateMar 30, 2011 in Business
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Murdoch's News Corp. buying daughter's company

News Corp. announced Monday it has agreed to buy Shine Group, a television production company owned by News Corp. chief executive Rupert Murdoch's daughter Elisabeth, for £415 million ($672 million).

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Business
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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.

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Internet
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