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Murdoch drops bid for British Sky Broadcasting

(AP) -- In a stunning retreat, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. media empire dropped its bid Wednesday to take over full control of British Sky Broadcasting amid a political and legal firestorm over phone hacking at one of its ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Business
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UK's Cameron calls for new regulation of press

(AP) -- Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday promised a full investigation into the phone hacking and the police bribery that lead to the collapse of the News of the World tabloid, saying that British politicians had for ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Other
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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.

dateJul 01, 2011 in Internet
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News Corp. to sell MySpace this week

(AP) -- News Corp. is aiming to sell struggling social network site MySpace this week after three years of massive losses, according to a person familiar with the matter. The move will likely result in the layoff of more ...

dateJun 28, 2011 in Business
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Comcast has no say as Hulu considers sale

As speculation continues to swirl around Hulu, one of its corporate owners is forced to sit on the sidelines having no role in the fate of the popular online video site even though the outcome could greatly affect its own ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Telecom
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