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Brooks counsel says she was a hacking victim herself
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Brooks counsel says she was a hacking victim herself

Rebekah Brooks, a former editor of Britain's News of the World, on trial for phone-hacking, was herself repeatedly targeted for voicemail interception by the private investigator working for her tabloid, a London court heard on Wednesday.

Hacked voicemails found in safe of Murdoch's UK news company
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Hacked voicemails found in safe of Murdoch's UK news company

The messages from David Blunkett, in charge of policing and security as Prime Minister Tony Blair's interior minister at the time, were hacked from the phone of his lover in 2004, London's Old Bailey central criminal court heard.

Court hears case of Murdoch reporters accessing missing girl's phone messages
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Court hears case of Murdoch reporters accessing missing girl's phone messages

Journalists at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World told police hunting for a missing schoolgirl in 2002 they had accessed her phone's voicemail messages, a London court heard on Tuesday, as prosecutors focused in on the case at the heart of the trial.

US judge wants external monitor for Apple in e-books case
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US judge wants external monitor for Apple in e-books case

A U.S. judge weighing remedies to assure that Apple Inc does not fix prices again in the e-books market said on Tuesday that she plans to require it to hire an external monitor

US judge considers limits on Apple in e-books case
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US judge considers limits on Apple in e-books case

A U.S. judge said on Friday she is considering imposing tough restrictions on Apple Inc for illegally conspiring with publishers to raise e-books prices...

Judge says Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books
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Judge says Apple conspired to raise prices on e-books

In a decision that could reshape how books are sold on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that Apple conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books in violation of antitrust law...

Goldman downgrades Disney on rising sports rights
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Goldman downgrades Disney on rising sports rights

Goldman Sachs removed Disney from its "conviction buy" list on Thursday, citing a run-up in the shares since early last year, rising sports rights costs...

Apple warns of 'chilling effect' as antitrust trial ends
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Apple warns of 'chilling effect' as antitrust trial ends

Apple Inc , on trial for allegedly colluding to raise the price of e-books, said on Thursday an adverse ruling would have a "chilling effect" on how businesses investigate new markets...

News Corp hacking: Angelina Jolie's stunt double files lawsuit
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News Corp hacking: Angelina Jolie's stunt double files lawsuit

The lawsuit filed on June 13 by professional stunt double, Eunice Huthart, said reporters from News Corp's tabloids The Sun and the defunct News of the World, hacked her mobile phone while she was working for Jolie on location in Los Angeles.

Despite Murdoch divorce, Wendi Deng won't have pie on her face
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Despite Murdoch divorce, Wendi Deng won't have pie on her face

Wendi Deng went from a Chinese immigrant to a Yale graduate to Murdoch's pie-flinging wife, and now ex-wife

Rupert Murdoch set to divorce pie-tigress Wendi Deng
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Rupert Murdoch set to divorce pie-tigress Wendi Deng

Murdoch filed a one-page document Thursday indicating that he was opening a divorce case in New York State Supreme Court. A News Corp. spokesperson confirmed the filing.

Penguin CEO takes stand in Apple e-books antitrust case
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Penguin CEO takes stand in Apple e-books antitrust case

The chief executive of U.S. publisher Penguin testified Tuesday that a provision in its e-books contract with Apple Inc played a role in a decision to change its contracts with other retailers, such as Amazon.com Inc ...

Wall Street Journal to launch Linkedin-like social networking website
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Wall Street Journal to launch Linkedin-like social networking website

Taking LinkedIn head-on, The Wall Street Journal will be launching a business-minded social networking website soon. Rupert Murdoch owned News Corp. has

Apple to face trial over e-book price-fixing tomorrow
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Apple to face trial over e-book price-fixing tomorrow

While Apple dominated the music sales world with its iPods and iTunes store, Amazon was following the similar path with its popular Kindle and e-book store.

News Corp board OKs split of entertainment and publishing businesses
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News Corp board OKs split of entertainment and publishing businesses

News Corp said its board of directors has approved plans to split its entertainment and publishing businesses into two separate companies.

Judge says leaning toward US in Apple e-books case
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Judge says leaning toward US in Apple e-books case

In an unusual move before a trial, a federal judge expressed a tentative view that the U.S. Justice Department will be able to show evidence that Apple Inc engaged in a conspiracy with publishers to increase e-book prices...

Rupert Murdoch defeats critics, retains control of News Corp
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Rupert Murdoch defeats critics, retains control of News Corp

Rupert Murdoch survived yet another attempt to oust him as chairman of his News Corp media empire, the second straight year he has defeated critics who say his family wields too much control over the company.

EU antitrust chief hopes to settle Apple case soon
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EU antitrust chief hopes to settle Apple case soon

Apple Inc's antitrust case with the European Union over e-book publishing could be settled in a couple of months, European Competition Commissioner ...

Apple, publishers offer EU e-book antitrust settlement
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Apple, publishers offer EU e-book antitrust settlement

Apple Inc and four major publishers have offered to let retailers such as Amazon.Com Inc sell e-books ...

Apple, publishers offer antitrust concessions
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Apple, publishers offer antitrust concessions

Apple and four major publishers have offered to allow retailers such as Amazon to sell e-books at a discount for two years in a bid to end an EU antitrust investigation...