An old email exchange between Steve Jobs and James Murdoch illustrates how savvy negotiation works. A series of emails about ebook prices between Apple and HarperCollins, including ones written by Steve Jobs, were recently released as part of the Department of Justice price-fixing suit against Apple and a number of major publishers. Show More Summary
A longtime industry watcher moves to Cupertino, Steve Jobs’s email to James Murdoch is marked as read, and Tim Cook dodges an inane “rumor.” The remainders for Wednesday, May 22, 2013 are live, in the flesh. Longtime Tech Industry Analyst...Show More Summary
Zachary Seward, writing for Quartz: The emails have mostly been viewed in the context of the lawsuit, but they also provide an extraordinary view of high-stakes negotiation between the leaders of two powerful firms, Apple and News Corp. Show More Summary
TUAW has covered the US Department of Justice price-fixing case against Apple for the past several years. Now an email sent from late Apple CEO Steve Jobs to James Murdoch of News Corporation (parent company of HarperCollins publishers)...Show More Summary
The Department of Justice is suing Apple over price-fixing in the eBook market. The DOJ's latest piece of evidence is an email that Apple CEO Steve Jobs sent News Corp executive James Murdoch. In it, Jobs tells Murdoch, who oversaw News Corp's book publisher, Hearst, that he doesn't think consumers will buy eBooks priced above $14.99. Show More Summary
As part of the ongoing Apple e-book price fixing investigation by the Department of Justice, a new email sent from Steve Jobs to James Murdoch has come to light. Read more...
An email from late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to then CEO of News Corp. James Murdoch suggests the Cupertino company was looking to set the price of e-books sold through the iBookstore at rates higher than market leader Amazon, says the U.S. Department of Justice.
"Heck, Amazon is selling these books at $9.99, and who knows maybe they are right and we will fail even at $12.99."
News Corp. Deputy Chief Operating Officer James Murdoch has sold $25 million worth of News Corp. non-voting shares as the company's stock has soared in value.
News Corp. has been raising the profile of deputy COO James Murdoch of late with the exec making two appearances before investors last month. Is News Corp. also looking to rebuild his coterie of board seats? Germany’s Sky Deutschland plans to appoint Murdoch as a member of its supervisory board, according to Reuters. Show More Summary
The case accusing Apple of fixing ebook prices is heating up. New court documents show that Steve Jobs' biographer have been dropped from the case but that Jobs himself is still at the center of it.
Looks like News Corp’s trying to boost the Deputy COO’s profile on Wall Street: James Murdoch’s appearance today at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference was his second high-profile presentation to investors this month. Show More Summary
News Corporation (NWS) Q2 2013 Earnings Call February 06, 2013 04:30 PM ET Executives Reed Nolte - SVP, IR David DeVoe - CFO Chase Carey - Deputy Chairman, President and COO James Murdoch - Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Director, Chairman...Show More Summary
Rupert Murdoch and his son James Murdoch want an American class action lawsuit against them and New International over the UK phone hacking scandal dismissed. Not because they may have acted badly but, in a motion (read it here) filed late last week, because they believe they didn’t break the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Show More Summary
With James Murdoch safely ensconced over at Fox Networks, some News Corp. observers expected Rupert Murdoch to bring his eldest son, Lachlan, in from the Australian cold to run the company's publishing arm, which will soon be separated from the more lucrative and less scandal-prone entertainment and broadcast divisions. However, ... More »
Deputy COO James Murdoch sits on the board of YES shareholder Yankees Global Enterprises. read more
James Murdoch won an endorsement from shareholders to serve another year on the board of satellite television service British Sky Broadcasting.
British telecoms watchdog questions Murdoch's competence, attitude. 1 Nov 2012 9:30 AM
Chairman Nicholas Ferguson tells the company's annual meeting in London that Murdoch's continued role has had "absolutely no" negative effect on its operations or stock. read more
BSkyB earnings were up 16% in the fiscal first quarter on revenue of £1.715B (+4%) and operating profit of £310M (+5%). The increases came as the pay-TV giant offered new products and added 20,000 net customers to its subscriber base, for a total of about 10.7M subscribers. Show More Summary