Articles about News Corp

CNN, New York Times teaming up for Rupert Murdoch documentary

09 Mar 2021

Entertainment
CNN, New York Times teaming up for Rupert Murdoch documentary

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who turns 90 this week, will be the subject of a documentary series, which is being produced in collaboration with CNN and The New York Times.

Warne names his all-time batting XI

22 Dec 2017

Sports
Warne names his all-time batting XI

Shane Warne is, undoubtedly, one of the best bowlers the world has ever produced.

How Google pays academicians to buy "influence"

16 Jul 2017

Business
How Google pays academicians to buy "influence"

With its tentacles spread into everything, way beyond the Internet, Google has become extremely powerful and influential.

More time for regulators to probe Sky-21st Century Fox deal

22 Apr 2017

Business
More time for regulators to probe Sky-21st Century Fox deal

The British government has extended the deadline for authorities to examine the proposed takeover of broadcaster Sky by 21st Century Fox, due to the upcoming general elections in June. Instead of May, they now have to submit a report by June 20.

EU clears 21st Century Fox's takeover of Sky

10 Apr 2017

Business
EU clears 21st Century Fox's takeover of Sky

The European Commission competition authorities "unconditionally" cleared 21st Century Fox's bid to buy the remaining 61% share of broadcaster Sky.

Fox seeks EU approval for $14.4bn Sky takeover

04 Mar 2017

Business
Fox seeks EU approval for $14.4bn Sky takeover

Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox have asked the European Union's antitrust regulators to approve its $14.4 billion acquisition bid for European TV company Sky.

Twitter's Chinese head resigns

03 Jan 2017

Business
Twitter's Chinese head resigns

After seven months of being in charge, Kathy Chen, head of Twitter's China operations has left the firm.

Rupert Murdoch's Fox empire acquires Sky News for $14.6 billion

16 Dec 2016

Business
Rupert Murdoch's Fox empire acquires Sky News for $14.6 billion

Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has acquired British multimedia company Sky News for $14.6 billion, reports said.

Twitter's India head quits

01 Nov 2016

Business
Twitter's India head quits

Spelling more trouble for Twitter, the company's India head, Rishi Jaitly resigned.

Twitter to cut 9% workforce, to deliver profits

28 Oct 2016

Business
Twitter to cut 9% workforce, to deliver profits

In a bid to deliver profits and move away from driving growth, Twitter has decided to cut-back on 9% of its staff in sales, marketing and partnerships.

Salesforce walks out of Twitter merger talks

15 Oct 2016

Business
Salesforce walks out of Twitter merger talks

The final contender in the race for Twitter's merger, Salesforce.com also announced that it was pulling out.

4 biggies in the run to buy Twitter

24 Sep 2016

Business
4 biggies in the run to buy Twitter

A report recently revealed that big players Google, Microsoft, Verizon and Salesforce were interested in buying Twitter.

Twitter considering its buyout under pressure?

10 Sep 2016

Business
Twitter considering its buyout under pressure?

Adding to the recent speculation that Twitter would be taken over, the company's Board of Directors are reportedly discussing strategic options including a potential buyout option.