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  • Making Sense of Rupert Murdoch's Next Big Moves

    Coming off a year marked by splits, including his empire and marriage, can you blame Rupert Murdoch for making 2014 all about bringing companies together? That's the modus operandi at 21st Century Fox. Earlier this month, the conglom confirmed its intent...
  • Apple Pays for Lack of Vision With Beats Acquisition (Analysis)

    Money isn't everything. But Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, made official on Wednesday, proved that everybody thinks it is. The over-analysis of the reasoning behind Apple's offer, which began long before the acquisition was...
  • Cannes: Nexo Digital Makes First Foray as International Distributor (EXCLUSIVE)

    Italian digital distributor Nexo Digital is making its first foray as an international distributor at Cannes where it is selling selected territories on the digitally restored version of "A Hard Day's Night," and also on docu "Vatican Museums 3D," for...
  • Fox and Apollo to create TV production giant.

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and private equity giant Apollo Global Management are in preliminary talks to create a global television production house that would manage big hits like "American Idol" and "Deal or No Deal." The deal would combine...
  • 21st Century Fox, Apollo Global Management Poised for Joint Venture

    21st Century Fox and private equity giant Apollo Global Management have entered into a preliminary agreement to form a joint venture that would bring together some of the biggest production companies in TV, including Fox-owned Shine Group and Apollo-owned...
  • Rupert Murdoch's spring romance: News Corp. buys Harlequin books

    Rupert Murdoch's spring romance: News Corp. buys Harlequin books
    Even a brutal year in the love department hasn't shaken Rupert Murdoch's belief in romance. The billionaire mogul's publishing company News Corp. on Friday said that it has agreed to purchase Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp. for about $415...
  • UK Lawmakers Grill Pfizer Executive On Bid For AstraZeneca

    LONDON — U.S. drugmaker Pfizer hinted it could raise its proposed $106 billion offer if AstraZeneca would only engage in talks, as its boss was grilled by UK lawmakers on his commitment to British research spending and jobs. In response,...
  • BSkyB Confirms Talks with 21st Century Fox over European Pay TV Merger

    CANNES -- U.K. satcaster BSkyB has confirmed reports that it is looking to acquire 21st Century Fox's stakes in pay TV operators Sky Deutschland in Germany and Sky Italia in Italy. The company said in a statement Monday, "BSkyB believes at the right...
  • Rupert Murdoch Plans $14 Billion Deal to Merge European Pay TV Units

    Rupert Murdoch's TV empire is getting even bigger. Murdoch plans to merge his European satellite TV companies in a deal valued at almost $14 billion. According to a Bloomberg report, Murdoch looks to acquire Sky Italia and Sky Deutschland from 21st...
  • NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage draws 15.3 million viewers

    NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage draws 15.3 million viewers
    NBC's broadcast of Saturday's 140th running of the Kentucky Derby -- which saw the 3-year-old chestnut California Chrome capture the crown -- drew 15.3 million television viewers. The TV audience was down nearly 6% compared with last year, when an...
  • After Boffo 'Gomorra' Bow Sky Italia Tries Innovative Distribution Models

    ROME - Hot on the heels of its boffo ratings bow for TV skein "Gomorra" Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox is experimenting with innovative distribution patterns in Italy where "Gomorra" is now likely to screen in Italo movie theatres this summer, while...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall With Slower Ad Sales

    News Corp. said that its revenues in its most recent quarter fell 5% to $2.08 billion, reflecting foreign currency fluctuations and continued sluggish advertising revenues as its newspapers. The company said that its third-quarter net income fell to...