News of the World journalists, with consent from top editors, colluded to hack the phones of politicians, royalty and even rival reporters in a "frenzy" to get scoops, a British prosecutor said Thursday.
The Wall Street Journal, part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire, said Thursday it would split with the technology news website AllThingsD by the end of the year.
Police investigating the British media's phone hacking scandal say a former News of the World journalist has been charged with hacking offenses.
Rupert Murdoch's freshly unfettered entertainment company 21st Century Fox on Tuesday reported that its annual profit was pumped up by revenue from its cable television operations.
Britain's top-selling newspaper The Sun, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, on Thursday began charging readers for access to its website.
(AP)—Britain's Court of Appeal has rejected a bid by five defendants, including former tabloid editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, to block their prosecution on charges of trying to intercept voicemail messages.
A new chapter opens Friday for Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp with the split of the media-entertainment conglomerate as the 82-year-old coincidentally goes through a marriage breakup.
Los Angeles' school system, the second largest in the United States, is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success in its quest to make the tablet computer a replacement for textbooks.
News Corp. says its shareholders have approved a plan to split into two publicly traded companies.
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.