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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 Oct. 14, 2013


Rupert Murdoch joins Twitter

One of the most powerful people on the planet, media mogul Rupert Murdoch, has finally joined what some call the "new journalism": Twitter.

By Jan. 2, 2012


Rupert Murdoch calls Google a 'piracy leader' on Twitter

The News Corp CEO isn't holding back, criticising Barack Obama for not backing web censorship and labelling Google a 'piracy leader.'

By Jan. 15, 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 Jun. 3, 2012


LulzSec hacks The Sun, claiming Rupert Murdoch is dead

Hacker collective LulzSec has returned. Yesterday, the group hacked The Sun's website, redirecting visitors to a fake version of the site and falsely reporting that Rupert Murdoch had been found dead.

By Jul. 19, 2011


Should Rupert Murdoch have learned to e-mail?

Rupert Murdoch's biographer says the media mogul doesn't use a computer and doesn't e-mail. Would learning these things have helped him understand MySpace?

By Jun. 29, 2011


Rupert Murdoch ready to sue Google?

A new profile of the News Corp. baron quotes a source who says he's willing to press legal action against Google in the event that talks about indexing content fall through.

By Feb. 28, 2010


Ep. 1112: Rupert Murdoch battles infinity

Microsoft is apparently willing to pay Rupert Murdoch to block Google from indexing any of his Web sites. Are we headed toward a world where the search engine you use determines what news you get? Probably not. We explain why Murdoch may be thinking in an old fashioned limited way rather than in the current infinite Internet way. We also declare the patent office baroque. And ask it to lose weight.

By Nov. 24, 2009


Time to cut Rupert a break?

Will The Wall Street Journal become a high-rent knockoff of the New York Post? Maybe it's time to catch our breath and take a sober look at what Rupert Murdoch really wants.

By Jul. 31, 2007


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 Feb. 5, 2014