Browsing: Rupert Murdoch

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Fox raises Sky bid to £24.5-billion

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has boosted its bid for Sky, raising the stakes for Comcast to retaliate in a battle for control of Britain’s top pay-television company. Fox offered £14/share to value Sky at £24.5-billion

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Tech giants are stronger than Paul McCartney

The European parliament’s rejection of new copyright rules shows how difficult it is for regulators to compel the tech industry to pay for content that it uses for free. The parliament voted on Thursday to send a draft

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Comcast tenders £22bn bid for UK’s Sky

Comcast has jumped into the fray for Sky, challenging Rupert Murdoch’s 21 Century Fox and Walt Disney Co with a cash offer valuing the business at £22.1bn and opening the possibility of a bidding contest

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SA newspapers embrace tablets

With Rupert Murdoch’s iPad-only newspaper, The Daily, set to debut this week and Richard Branson’s iPad magazine, Project, already on its second edition, SA media houses are revving up to provide their own tablet editions

Duncan McLeod
Television 2.0

While other mainstream media have undergone radical change due to the Internet, television has remained relatively immune to its influences — until now

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