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  1. Former Fox television employee kills himself outside News Corporation headquarters in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Independent

    Philip Perea, who fired a bullet into his chest as employees were filing into the building this morning, made Youtube videos detailing his complaints Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself this morning outside the New York headquarters of News Corporation, the Rupert Murdoch-owned conglomerate that owns the Fox network and Fox News, police officials said.

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  2. MSG looking to unload its regional sports networks in splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Post

    ... RSN tax free," Ross added. The two companies are the country's largest owners of regional sports TV networks. Rupert Murdoch is the chairman and CEO of 21st Century Fox and executive chairman of News Corp., the owner of The Post. The Post reported ...

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  3. What your business can learn from the Kforce CEO divorce and othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    ... 2010 divorce, the New York Times reports . Other noted divorces among corporate leaders include the split of Rupert Murdoch , chairman and CEO of News Corp., from his wife, Wendi, and that of Harold Hamm , chairman and CEO of Continental Resources, ...

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  4. Rupert Murdoch and the Israeli GenieRead the original story

    Friday | Counterpunch

    ... the Assad government in Damascus in order to further Genie's oil exploration efforts in occupied Syria? Yes, Rupert Murdoch and his longtime pal Lord Jacob Rothschild are major shareholders in, (a joint 5.5 percent stake worth $11 million), and ...

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  5. Bitter-tweet! How Twitter judges winners and loser of TV debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Western morning News

    Twitter, as is the norm nowadays, provided the forum for spectators to vent about the first major TV election clash. Ukip leader Nigel Farage and media mogul Rupert Murdoch were among those whose eyes were glued to Sky and Channel 4's much-anticipated question and answer session with David Cameron and Ed Miliband.

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  6. Look to the past for lessons on the news industry showdown with FacebookRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Poynter Online

    News and commentary this week that leading news organizations are close to striking a deal to publish directly to Facebook's platform reminds me, and others , of an industry faceoff six years ago with Google. As you may recall, Rupert Murdoch had denounced Google for "stealing" content in its news summaries.

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  7. 'Rebakah Brooks not taking control of Storyful' - founder Mark LittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Independent.ie

    Storyful founder Mark Little has said that former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks is not taking over control of the social news agency he founded and sold last year to Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation for a 18m. It had been speculated that the former tabloid editor, who was accused and cleared of phone-hacking offences, was set return to News Corp and be named as the head of Storyful.

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  8. UPDATE 2-Sky Deutschland CEO Sullivan quits for Fox -sourcesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Reuters

    Sky Deutschland Chief Executive Brian Sullivan is leaving the company and two sources familiar with the matter said he was headed for a senior post at Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. The German pay-TV operator, which is also part of the Murdoch empire, said on Thursday Carsten Schmidt, currently in charge of sports, advertising sales and Internet, would succeed Sullivan when he left for the United States on June 24. Schmidt is currently responsible for Sky Deutschland's editorial work and production of sports programming, including the news channel Sky Sport News HD and buying sports rights.

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  9. Cyanogen Developing Android OS Without GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | InformationWeek

    ... ranged from Access Industries, the US-based industrial group headed by Len Blavatnik to Index Ventures and Rupert Murdoch and Vivi Nevo, among others that remain to be announced. The company has already received investment support from Benchmark, ...

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  10. Michael Wolff on Liberty's John Malone: What Is He Actually Hunting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Hollywood Reporter

    Among the ground-shifting variables in the media business - including how fast over-the-top unbundling happens, the outcome of the proposed Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger and the end date of Rupert Murdoch and Sumner Redstone - are the intentions of John Malone . A few years ago, when I was trying to write about Malone, the Ivy Leaguer from Connecticut who turned himself into a Denver-based rancher and a media mogul, I interviewed one of his lieutenants who assured me that Malone was well into retirement, merely holding a variety of more or less passive stakes in diverse media companies.

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  11. Cyanogen partnering with Blu to launch a truly Google-free Android phoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ITworld

    ... revenue to sustain the company. Cyanogen does have some big-name backers in Twitter, Qualcomm, and mogul Rupert Murdoch, part of a recent $80 million fundraising round. But while modders and open source advocates may be enamored with the plan, it's ...

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  12. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo shrugs off media baron tag talks comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Hindustan Times

    ... with a host of global leaders and spiritual heads like the Dalai Lama. But, asked if he was anything like Rupert Murdoch, the balding, bespectacled 51-year-old responds with a resounding "No." That may be modesty. Born only in 2006, Twitter now has ...

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  13. Twitter Inc (TWTR): Cyanogen Funding Round Is Twitter Ventures' 'Maiden Investment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Insider Monkey

    ... Ventures - along with chip giant QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM ), Indian investment firm PremjiInvest and Rupert Murdoch - are named as the investors in the $80 million funding round for custom Android fork development firm Cyanogen. Microsoft ...

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  14. Twitter's New Venture-Capital Arm Quietly Opens for BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Wall Street Journal

    's quiet push into venture capital has officially begun, investing in Cyanogen , the six-year-old company looking to compete with Google , Indian investment firm PremjiInvest and media mogul Rupert Murdoch , who is the executive chairman of News Corp, owner of The Wall Street Journal. The maiden investment comes nine months after Mike Gupta traded in his role as Twitter's finance chief to lead Twitter's strategic investments team.

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  15. How did Rupert Murdoch make his fortune?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Investopedia

    Rupert Murdoch made his fortune in the media business, initially in newspaper acquisition and turnaround and later in broadcast television. After his father's death in 1952, Murdoch took charge of the family business, News Limited, and managed to turn Adelaide News from a fledgling newspaper into a commercial success.

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  16. Cyanogen racks up $80m funding from Twitter, Qualcomm, & Rupert MurdochRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | TrustedReviews

    ... in the funding round, with big cash coming courtesy of Twitter, Qualcomm, Telefonica, Tencent, and Rupert Murdoch. Kirt McMaster, Cyanogen Inc.'s CEO, said: " from developers to hardware makers, and, most importantly, consumers around the world." ...

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  17. What was Rupert Murdoch's role in the wiretapping scandal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Investopedia

    According to Rupert Murdoch, he had no direct role in the wiretapping scandal involving the now-defunct news tabloid "News of the World." During a formal judicial inquiry, the billionaire newspaper tycoon expressed regret for his lack of oversight, but claimed that the illegal wiretapping was kept hidden from him and other high-echelon managers at the newspaper by those involved.

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  18. Cyanogen raises $80 million to be the definitive third place OSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Neowin.net

    Cyanogen, the company behind CyanogenMod, have raised $80 million from a myriad of different backers in an attempt to become the third horseman in the smartphone operating system battle, behind Apple and Google. The new round of investment includes partners such as Twitter, Qualcomm, Telefnica and Rupert Murdoch, according to Re/Code .

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  19. Cyanogen Raises $80 Million In Funding, Now Valued At $1 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Ubergizmo

    ... to the report, these investors include some pretty big names such as Twitter, Qualcomm, Telefonica, and Rupert Murdoch which ultimately values the company at $1 billion, certainly a very long way from when they first began. So what makes Cyanogen so ...

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  20. Ivanka Trump shows off her fabulous figure in a clinging blue midi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Mail

    ... Trump posed for a photo with Wendi Deng Murdoch, who was once married to News Corporation chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch She even stopped to pose for a snap with businesswoman Wendi Deng Murdoch, who was once married to News Corporation chairman ...

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