Tag Archives: Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch accuses Google of profiting from piracy

Google Logo Rupert Murdoch only recently opened up his Twitter account, but he’s quickly accrued some 140,000 followers, and made some controversial tweets. He’s had a pop at Google and Obama, no less,.. more
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News Corp suffers falling profits after sale of MySpace

MySpace News Corp has announced a fall in quarterly profits due to the losses incurred by the sale of MySpace. The media giant said on Wednesday that profits for the last quarter.. more
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LulzSec target Rupert Murdoch in Sun hacking

Hacker activist group LulzSec has targeted Rupert Murdoch in an attack on The Sun newspaper website last night, falsely reporting the media mogul had been found dead. The group redirected anyone.. more
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News Corp sells off MySpace for $35 million

It’s been no secret that Rupert Murdoch has been looking to unload MySpace for some time now. Clear signals and noises were made at the start of this year that News Corporation was examining its “strategic options” with the outfit, which included a potential sale.. more
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iPad e-paper The Daily is launched

The Daily, Rupert Murdoch’s e-paper which is exclusive to the iPad, has now been officially launched. The launch took place at the Guggenheim museum in New York, with Mr Murdoch present along with Apple’s Vice President Eddy Cue. Steve Jobs had hoped to be there,.. more
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The Daily to launch later today on iPad

Rupert Murdoch is set to launch The Daily, a virtual paper exclusive to the Apple iPad, later today at the Guggenheim museum in New York. The daily publication was originally planned to be launched last month, but was reportedly delayed due to a number of.. more
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The Daily paper coming to the iPad courtesy of Murdoch

A new daily newspaper is coming to the iPad, but this isn’t any old virtual rag – it has the backing of Rupert Murdoch. The News Corporation and Apple collaboration is reportedly called The Daily, and will be due out soon, exclusively on the iPad... more
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Times website traffic drops by two-thirds after paywall

Since the Times website put up its paywall, so now only paying customers can access the content, its online readership has dropped considerably. Not that it took Sherlock Holmes to figure out that was likely to happen. The exact drop, The Guardian reports is around.. more
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Murdoch takes stake in Rotana

Website: Rapid TV News Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is a major investor in News Corp, and in return Rupert Murdoch took a 9% stake in Alwaleed’s Rotana music-to-movies TV channel empire. There have been many discussions over the past few weeks including talks between the.. more
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Who will take over from Rupert Murdoch?

For a lot of people the fact that Rupert Murdoch is making plans for whoever will succeed him as head of News Corp will not mean much, but for subscribers to satellite TV and readers of News Corp’s newspapers, this will have an effect on.. more
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