On Monday just before 1 p.m., authorities were called in to investigate a suspicious device near the News Corp building in midtown Manhattan at 46th Street and Sixth Avenue. NYPD Special Ops, including the bomb squad, were called in. Sixth...Show More Summary
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News General Electric Co. is selling its US, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand vehicle fleet management business to Canada’s Element Financial Corp. The proposed merger of food distribution companies Sysco Corp. Show More Summary
A tradition begun in 2009 will play out once more this evening, in a softball battle that pits a bipartisan cadre of congresswomen against a multi-platform group of female journalists from the DC press corps, known, for our purposesShow More Summary
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. owns the Wall Street Journal and the housing marketing service Move Inc. Move Inc.’s main client is the National Association of Realtors. In sisterhood with Move, the newspaper is prone to printing outright, bald-faced lies about the state of the housing market in the US, whenever it thinks it can get away with it.…
HeroesCon is taking place this weekend in Charlotte, but it brings with it some tragic news for fans of the current Carol Danvers: comics queen Kelly Sue DeConnick will be ending her run on the series after Marvel's Secret Wars even...
Health insurance giant Anthem just boosted its buyout offer for Cinga Corp. The news that Anthem is looking to buy Cinga originally broke last Monday, with the Wall Street Journal reporting a $175 a share offer, but the two sides failed...Show More Summary
By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - News Corp has been ordered by a Manhattan federal judge to face a class action lawsuit accusing it of monopolizing the market for in-store promotions at some 52,500 retail stores across the United States. Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said President Akio Toyoda would hold a news conference in Tokyo at 5 p.m. (0400 ET) on Friday about the arrest of Managing Officer and Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp.
Miller, Tonagh to lead News Corp Australia, Julian Clarke to retire at year end.
About 100 people of the 5,000 employed at Dow Jones will lose their jobs, according to The Wall Street Journal. read more
Publishing company News Corp. said its finances are in good shape and that it would begin paying investors a semiannual cash dividend.
This is a mixed message for investors in the company that houses most of Rupert Murdoch’s publishing and Australian assets. What many won’t like is that News Corp says it will extend its anti-takeover poison pill protection — due to expire today — by three years to June 18, 2018. Show More Summary
The first dividend since the Fox separation "is a sign of confidence in the state of our business and faith in our prospects for the future,” says CEO Robert Thomson. read more
When News Corp acquired Move Inc. in November, the National Association of Realtors gave up its ownership stake in the operator of realtor.com, leaving the giant trade group with millions that it can now reinvest...
The JPMorgan Chase vice chairman was a force behind some of the media industry’s biggest deals. Usually referred to as “Jimmy,” James Lee was NBCUniversal’s lead banker when GE sold it to Comcast, advised News Corp during its purchase of Dow Jones, and helped to manage IPOs for Facebook and Twitter. Show More Summary
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Americas In news that will surprise few, United Technologies Corp. has formally announced that the company will divest the Sikorsky Aircraft company, exiting the helicopter sector in the process. The manufacturer of the Black Hawk helicopter was put on the chopping block in March, when the UTC board of directors announced that it was looking […]
We already wrote this morning about the ridiculous claims by The Sunday Times that Snowden's documents had been either given to the Russians and Chinese or that they had cracked the encryption to get them -- and that, because of this, the UK had to move intelligence "agents" out of Moscow for their safety. Show More Summary
Hillary Rodham Clinton's long-frosty relationship with the media hit another icy patch in New Hampshire on Monday when campaign officials told major news organizations that certain reporters were not welcome at the candidate’s event...
News Corp and 21st Century Fox co-chair Lachlan Murdoch will retain his private stake in the third ranked commercial broadcaster Down Under. read more