News Corp


Dear Rupert: Google hits back at media mogul’s claims it breeds piracy

9:19PM | Friday, 26 September 2014 |  Google has rejected allegations made by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp in a letter to the European Commission that it uses its market position to stifle competition and is a platform for piracy and the spread of malicious networks.

THE NEWS WRAP: Google hits back at News Corp’s allegations of being a “platform for piracy”

9:22AM | Friday, 26 September 2014 |  Google has responded to a letter Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp sent to the European Commission in which he alleged the company was willing to exploit its market position to stifle competition, and that it was a platform for piracy and the spread of malicious networks.

News Corp-backed Beyond Oblivion bankrupt before launch

1:39PM | Friday, 27 January 2012 |  New York-based digital music start-up Beyond Oblivion has filed for bankruptcy before its launch, despite financial backing from News Corp and nearly $90 million from investors.

Rupert Murdoch: Follow him on to Twitter

1:22PM | Thursday, 5 January 2012 |  By now you’ve probably heard about Rupert Murdoch joining Twitter, but if you haven’t been following his Tweets then hurry up – it’s incredibly entertaining and more than a little thought provoking.

THE NEWS WRAP: News Corp faces uneasy AGM

10:10AM | Monday, 10 October 2011 |  News Corp faces a potentially divisive annual general meeting next month, with at least five shareholder and advisory groups questioning the leadership of CEO Rupert Murdoch.

THE NEWS WRAP: Obama insists the US still deserves its AAA credit rating

8:11AM | Tuesday, 9 August 2011 |  US president Barack Obama has insisted that the country still deserves its AAA credit rating, despite its recent downgrade.

MySpace awaits bids as YouTube acquires Delicious

4:15PM | Thursday, 28 April 2011 |  Media giant News Corp is accepting offers for social networking site MySpace, with a number of private equity firms and companies expected to submit bids by the end of the week.