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Murdoch wanted to buy Time Warner for $80B

The 21st Century Fox bid for its rival goes nowhere as Time Warner indicates Fox could never muster an acceptable offer. Still, investors take a shine to Time Warner shares.

By July 16, 2014


Rupert Murdoch calls for Google to be 'exposed'

The News Corp. head tweets portentous suggestions about Google and Eric Schmidt. What secrets could he be referring to?

By October 14, 2013


At 25, is Sky a dishy delight or deep-pocketed menace?

Sky turns 25 today, celebrating a quarter of a century of dish-fed telly, movies and sport -- and 25 years of locking up the best telly.

By February 5, 2014


Google calls Murdoch's piracy allegations 'nonsense'

A day after News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch calls Google a 'piracy leader' Google reminds media tycoon the search company fights piracy every day.

By January 15, 2012


Who is winning SOPA? Read Rupe Murdoch's Twitter feed

Rupert Murdoch takes to Twitter to express frustration over setbacks to antipiracy legislation being debated in Congress. He says Obama takes marching orders from "Silicon Valley paymasters."

By January 15, 2012


@Wendi_Deng: I'm not really Murdoch's wife

It seemed, for one moment, that Rupert Murdoch's entry onto Twitter was garlanded with honesty. However, it turns out that his wife's verified tweeting is performed by a verified impostor. Is the Murdoch account also fake?

By January 3, 2012


Highlights from 5 years of the App Store (pictures)

A half decade after Apple launched the App Store, we take a look back at a few of the main drivers of the app economy, as well as some notable evolutionary moments.

19 Images By July 10, 2013


Hey girl, where you going? Netflix gets 'New Girl'

The Internet's No. 1 streaming site signs exclusive deal for past seasons of Fox hit "New Girl," while the home of current episodes -- competitor Hulu -- faces an uncertain future.

By July 1, 2013


Purple Haze: Tumblr faithful blast Yahoo deal

A quick scan of posts tagged "Yahoo" offers a difficult sense of hurt, pain, anguish and incomprehension inflicted by the $1.1 billion deal.

By May 20, 2013


Murdoch's Daily for iPad is hot--off the presses

The Daily, a publication designed for the iPad, debuts this morning, and News Corp. is hoping news junkies will pony up $39.99 a year to read it.

By February 2, 2011