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Murdoch's News Corp to buy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s book-publishing division for $349 million
Arts & Culture

Murdoch's News Corp to buy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s book-publishing division for $349 million

News Corp. owns HarperCollins, one of the industry’s largest book publishers, which will operate the division, called HMH Books & Media, the company said on 29 March.

Realty portal Housing.com's revenue doubles in FY18, registers 75 percent growth in traffic
Business

Realty portal Housing.com's revenue doubles in FY18, registers 75 percent growth in traffic

Housing.com's revenue more than doubled last fiscal year, helping it become one of the top three players in the real estate classified business

Japanese media company Uzabase to buy business news website Quartz from Atlantic Media
Business

Japanese media company Uzabase to buy business news website Quartz from Atlantic Media

Over 20 million people access Quartz each month, with half its audience based outside the US.

Google could introduce native ad-blocker for Chrome by next year
News & Analysis

Google could introduce native ad-blocker for Chrome by next year

Search engine giant Google could introduce a built-in ad blocker in the Chrome browser next year, the media reported.

Presto, the Netflix challenger from Australia will cease operations
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Presto, the Netflix challenger from Australia will cease operations

Presto, an Australian internet streaming company part-owned by News Corp said on Tuesday it will cease operations less than three years after launching, a sign that local start-ups are struggling against larger U.S. rival Netflix Inc.

Online election debate to be held by Facebook and News Corp in Australia
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Online election debate to be held by Facebook and News Corp in Australia

Australia's political leaders are gearing up for the first ever online election debate hosted by social media giant Facebook and one of the country's largest media organisation, News Corp Australia.

Fourth time plucky: Rupert Murdoch marries Jerry Hall
World

Fourth time plucky: Rupert Murdoch marries Jerry Hall

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and model-actress Jerry Hall got married in London on Friday

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp denies rumors of Twitter bid
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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp denies rumors of Twitter bid

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said rumors about the company's interest in buying microblogging site Twitter Inc or building a stake in it were untrue.

Rupert Murdoch set to step down as Fox CEO; son James to take over
Business

Rupert Murdoch set to step down as Fox CEO; son James to take over

Rupert Murdoch is preparing to step down as chief executive of the media entertainment conglomerate 21st Century Fox and hand the job to his son James

Amazon, HarperCollins reach multi-year publishing deal: Report
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Amazon, HarperCollins reach multi-year publishing deal: Report

E-commerce company Amazon.com and publisher HarperCollins have reached a new multi-year publishing deal that covers both print and digital titles, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing HarperCollins.

Why foreign investors are investing in online property portals in India
News & Analysis

Why foreign investors are investing in online property portals in India

Indian businessman Navin Bhartia's Internet habits make him a dream customer for billionaire foreign media moguls like Rupert Murdoch.

News Corp enters Indian realty mkt with Rs 185 cr investment in PropTiger.com
Real estate

News Corp enters Indian realty mkt with Rs 185 cr investment in PropTiger.com

In a statement on Tuesday, News Corp announced that it was acquiring the stake in PropTiger for $30 million which roughly works out to about Rs 185.6 crore.

Will Murdoch's News Corp re-enter Indian internet space with financial education website?
Economy

Will Murdoch's News Corp re-enter Indian internet space with financial education website?

Murdoch's News Corp, that has largely stayed out of the growing Indian internet industry, may just be hunting for a new investment target.

Google hits back at News Corp
Corporate

Google hits back at News Corp

Google Inc hit back at News Corp on Thursday for calling it a platform for piracy and an "unaccountable bureaucracy," in a point-by-point rebuttal that stressed the Internet search company's commitment to fighting online crime.

News Corp sells Community Newspaper Group as it moves to digital
Life

News Corp sells Community Newspaper Group as it moves to digital

The sale "helps us reshape the News Corp portfolio as we achieve greater globalisation and digitisation of our businesses with an eye towards long-term growth," said Robert Thomson, chief executive of News Corp.

News Corp acquires social news agency Storyful
News & Analysis

News Corp acquires social news agency Storyful

News Corp has acquired the social news agency Storyful for approximately $25 million. The company made the announcement earlier today and according to a press statement, Storyful will operate as a separate business unit within News Corp.

News Corp acquires social news agency Storyful
Business

News Corp acquires social news agency Storyful

News Corp has acquired the social news agency Storyful for approximately $25 million. The company made the announcement earlier today and according to a press statement, Storyful will operate as a separate business unit within News Corp.

Rupert Murdoch, wife reach divorce deal in US
World

Rupert Murdoch, wife reach divorce deal in US

Media baron Rupert Murdoch and his soon-to-be-ex-wife said they were parting with "mutual respect" Wednesday after telling a judge they had reached a divorce deal.

Rupert Murdoch-Wendi Deng close to finalising divorce
World

Rupert Murdoch-Wendi Deng close to finalising divorce

They are scheduled to appear on Wednesday at New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan. A clerk for the court confirmed to Reuters a preliminary conference for the Murdochs is scheduled on Wednesday.

IAC shines spotlight on video streaming service Vimeo
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IAC shines spotlight on video streaming service Vimeo

As one of the media properties tucked away within IAC/Interactive Corp's vast group of online holdings...