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  • Murdoch splits empire into two firms

    Rupert Murdoch split his corporate empire into two parts on Friday under a long-promised plan to "unlock value" by separating high-flying entertainment operations from struggling publishing activities.

    Written by Sophie Estienne30 June 13 09:59
  • News Corp shares gain after strong Q1

    News Corp (ASX:NWS) shares climbed over 4% on Thursday, as investors ignored the profit impact of the News of the World shutdown to focus on an otherwise solid Q1 sheet

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling03 Nov. 11 18:45
  • Foxtel bids $2.5b for Austar

    Foxtel has made a $1.52 per share takeover offer for fellow subscription broadcaster Austar (ASX:AUN), but the deal still needs ironing out before it becomes binding

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling26 May 11 18:00
  • News Corp swings back to black in Q2

    The company nearly tripled its film and TV earnings, but its satellite unit fell to a loss

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling03 Feb. 10 16:44
  • Google makes it easier for news sites to opt-out

    In what will be seen as a concession to media baron Rupert Murdoch, Google has made it easier for news sites -such as those Murdoch controls - to opt-out of Google News.

    Written by David Coursey03 Dec. 09 07:51
  • Report: Microsoft may pay News Corp. to delist from Google

    Microsoft has discussed paying News Corp. to remove its news Web sites from Google's search results and list them on its Bing search engine instead, The Financial Times reported Sunday on its Web site.

    Written by Dan Nystedt24 Nov. 09 07:44
  • Huawei hits back at spy claims

    Networking vendor Huawei has released a public refutation of a recent media report that alleged it was being investigated by ASIO for possible espionage.

    Written by Rodney Gedda09 Sept. 09 10:10