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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


Cyanogen raises $80 million with help from Twitter

The open-source Android startup also received funding in this round from Qualcomm and Rupert Murdoch.

By March 23, 2015


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


Fox drops bid to buy Time Warner

CEO Rupert Murdoch says Time Warner has "refused to engage" in a "highly compelling" offer.

By August 5, 2014


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


Rupert Murdoch blasts Google on Twitter, gets blasted back

The News International mogul has hit out at Google over its Street View Wi-Fi data breach, and received some stick in turn.

By June 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