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.
James Harding resigned as editor of Rupert Murdoch’s The Times neswspaper in December saying, “It has been made clear to me that News Corporation would like to appoint a new editor of The Times.” Reports suggested that Harding’s departure...Show More Summary
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.
News Corporation (NWSA) February 25, 2013 12:30 pm ET Executives James Rupert Murdoch - Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Director, Chairman of News International and Chief Executive Officer News International Analysts Benjamin Swinburne - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Presentation Benjamin Swinburne - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Okay. Show More Summary
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
Ten Network's former CEO, James Warburton had been on the job just 13 months. read more
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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
Given that James Harding is widely regarded as the best editor who Rupert Murdoch has put in to The Times, what happened yesterday? Mr Steerpike has been making some inquiries.… Continue reading The post Why James Harding had to quit as Times editor appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
James Harding has run the flagship Times newspaper since 2007. In his resignation speech, Harding said, “It has been made clear to me that News Corporation would like to appoint a new editor of The Times. I have, therefore, agreed to stand down. Show More Summary
James Harding steps down after five years at the helm thanking the News Corps. leader for the privileged position -- but also making it clear the company wanted him out. read more
Rupert Murdoch has got rid of James Harding, editor of the Times. Here’s what staff were told. Once upon a time, not long ago, questions would have been asked in Parliament. Murdoch, after all, bought the Times under strict conditions. Now the printed press is considered so peripheral that there is unlikely to be much [...]
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 »