China National Nuclear to go public. Samsung to build battery plant in China. Tencent Holdings to buy 15% of JD.com. Twitter revenue increased since the beginning of 2014. China National Nuclear Corp, which is held by the government plans to go public on the Shanghai exchange as a step further towards its international growth. Show More Summary
Another day, another pin in the balloon of hopes that Sprint (S) and T-Mobile US (TMUS) might merge. While news earlier this week that SoftBank Corp CEO Masa Son would hold a press conference in Washington D.C. sparked chatter that the deal may still be on the table, the enthusiasm was dampened when Deutsche Telekom’s [...]
CloudPress is a year-old startup which has emerged from the chaos of the Egyptian revolution, only to be acquired by one of the world's biggest media companies: News Corp. Indeed, the media giant was so impressed with the team and the...Show More Summary
Synageva BioPharma shares popped briefly after a trio of good news. Is this your cue to buy into this bullishness or should caution be exercised?
(Reuters) - News Corp's education division Amplify on Monday unveiled a digital curriculum aimed at middle school students in a move to kick-start growth in the unit after years of investment.
The trial of several News Corp. employees accused of being involved in the widespread phone hacking scandal has now entered its third month. British royalty, actors, politicians and crime victims all had their privacy compromised. In...Show More Summary
Here’s something you may not know about Sean Hannity: he takes his liquor seriously. Hannity tended bar at Del Frisco’s (which is right near the News Corp. building on 6th Avenue) for a recent interview with “The Insider,” noting that...Show More Summary
Last week, we learned that former British prime minister Tony Blair emailed disgraced News Corp. executive Rebekah Brooks in 2011 to offer his "unofficial" consulting services as she faced arrest over the company's metastasizing phone hacking scandal. Show More Summary
Gannett, News Corp., and The New York Times are going digital to remain profitable, but how will they generate cash?
The Stateside phone hacking-scandal suit that a former body double for Angelina Jolie filed against News Corp last summer looks likely to end up in the U.K. if a federal judge doesn’t change his mind. Before a hearing Monday on the company’s...Show More Summary
By Hawkinvest: Target Corp. (TGT) shares have declined sharply for the past few weeks due to a well-reported data breach. This news story has captured the headlines and while it certainly may be having a short-term impact on revenues, and the share price, the long-term outlook remains intact. Show More Summary
Celsion and Celladon Corp scored wins in the health-care space today, while Amarin gets some bad news.
Maria on Wall Street. Maria talking with traders. Maria going through her notes. Maria walking in to News Corp. headquarters. And that’s just the fast-paced open to “Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo” which hit the FBN airwaves at 9am. “Every...Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is reducing the price of Windows 8.1 for manufacturers of low-cost computers and tablets by 70 percent to compete with cheaper products like Google Inc's Chromebooks, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday, citing source...
Ex-PH2 sends us a link from NBC News which reports that Marine Corps Sergeant Rafael Peralta has been denied the Medal of Honor once again, this time by Chuck Hagel; Hagel is the third successive defense secretary to turn down the award for Sgt. Rafael Peralta, who fellow Marines said smothered an exploding grenade under […]
The former CEO of the U.K. newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp says the soccer star got $1.6 million for book excerpts and takes issue with the prosecution's claim that she had an affair with Coulson. read more
By EnhydrisPECorp: Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws Douglas Adams - Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy I find this quote from the Hitchhiker's Guide...Show More Summary
Less than a week before News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks was arrested for her involvement in the phone-hacking scandal that rocked Britain, she received an offer of help from an unlikely source: The country’s former Prime Minister. The Guardian reports: Read more...
London jury read email which suggested the former PM offered to help News Corp navigate allegations of phone-hacking.
Australia doesn't rank well on probity, compared to other developed countries. An $880 million payout to News Corp won't help improve our standing, writes Ian McAuley