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BEIJING -- The message from some of the world's leading news providers at the first Beijing international media summit was clear: It's time to demand payment for online use of content.
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo is discussing a possible Internet partnership with media conglomerate News Corp., its latest effort to repel Microsoft Corp.’s takeover bid or pry a better offer from the unsolicited suitor, a person familiar with the situation said Wednesday.
NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reached a tentative agreement to buy Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co., the Journal reported Tuesday, but he must still win over the company's controlling shareholders.
NEW YORK - Had it continued on its own, The Wall Street Journal would have faced a brutal slump in print advertising that is plaguing the newspaper industry as well as fierce competition in the market for delivering business news.
LONDON - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is discussing swapping social networking Web site MySpace for a 25 percent stake in Yahoo Inc., The Times newspaper reported Wednesday.
NEW YORK - Dow Jones & Co., publisher of The Wall Street Journal, said Tuesday it has received an unsolicited bid from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to buy the company for $60 per share, or $5 billion.
NEW YORK - Google Inc. reached a deal Monday with the owner of MySpace.com to pay at least $900 million in shared advertising revenue and become the exclusive search provider for the popular online hangout.
NEW YORK - News Corp. announced Wednesday it would launch a new mini-network called My Network TV that will supply prime-time programming for the 10 local TV stations the company owns that were left without programming after UPN announced it would close.
NEW YORK - News Corp., the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch, has withdrawn its bid to purchase the Long Island paper Newsday, a News Corp. spokeswoman said Saturday.
NEW YORK - Rupert Murdoch is poised to win control of Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co. after the company’s board approved his $5 billion buyout offer late Tuesday, a person familiar with the matter said.
NEW OWNERSHIP?: Tuesday editions of Barron\'s and The Wall Street Journal are shown on a New York newssatnd.
Several media giants are teaming up to challenge Google and its YouTube video-sharing service, seeking to blunt their incursion into the entertainment business.
ATLANTA - The peanut processing company at the heart of a national salmonella outbreak is going out of business.
LITTLETON, Colo. - EchoStar Communications Corp. urged federal regulators on Tuesday to reject a bid by Rupert Murdoch to merge his News Corp. with U.S. satellite giant DirecTV.
Cpl. Thomas Gifford always knew he would be a Marine. With two older brothers already serving in the Corps, it was all he wanted to do too.
Arizona State knew that it would be without Gerald Munns for this week’s game against Nevada-Las Vegas, but a pair of unexpected departures on Tuesday have left the linebacking corps a little thin.
KANEOHE, Hawaii - Teens looking to hook up with a friend on the popular Web community MySpace may bump into an unexpected buddy: the U.S. Marine Corps.
After a Wednesday performance at Corona del Sol High School in Tempe, the 150 local musicians who make up the Academy Drum and Bugle Corps hit the road later that night on a competition tour that will take them around the country.
NEW YORK - Stocks rebounded Monday after a fresh round of buyout news offered evidence that Wall Street's penchant for dealmaking hasn't disappeared.
NEW YORK - Stocks advanced solidly Thursday, led by strong gains among the blue chips and mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp., which signaled a possible thawing in the credit markets with the announcement it had lined up additional financing.
SEATTLE - Rabid video gamers could get some help keeping in touch with the outside world this weekend as Nintendo Co. launches an online news service through its popular Wii console.
July 28, 2004
NEW YORK - Wall Street closed essentially flat Thursday after struggling to resume a modest upward trend while investors juggled upbeat economic data, divergent earnings reports and a pullback in Chinese stocks. The Dow Jones industrials edged higher to a record close for the second straight day.
NEW YORK - Wall Street bounded higher Wednesday, lifting the Nasdaq composite index well over 1 percent after profit reports from Yahoo Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc. restored investors' confidence in the tech sector. The Dow Jones industrials logged fresh trading and closing highs.