Intel is offering to play digital content providers major money in order to lock down deals for its upcoming set top box.
Yahoo has officially placed a bid to acquire popular video streaming service Hulu, along with Time Warner Cable, Amazon, Guggenheim Digital Media, and former News Corp. President Peter Chernin.
Presumption of innocence is a fundamental component of law in many nations, including Canada, France, Russia, and yes, even, yes, the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is not however, enshrined in the constitution of the United States of America.
Media company Time Warner could be weighing a deal to buy a stake in streaming video service Hulu.
“They’re independent businesses, they can choose to do what they wish to,” said Aereo’s Chet Kanojia at the Ad Age Digital conference today.
Major broadcast station CBS could disconnect its freely available broadcast signal in favor of becoming a cable channel, according to recent comments made by CBS chief exec Leslie Moonves.
News Corp. may take its major broadcast station Fox off the air and convert it to a cable network, the company said today.
Official bidding for the sale of streaming video service Hulu ended last year when Hulu owners took it off the market, but that isn’t stopping others from making offers.
While Hulu’s owners officially took the streaming video service off the market last year, would-be buyers are still showing plenty of interest.
IGN, which runs a network of video game and entertainment news websites, was sold by owners News Corp. to Ziff Davis, the companies announced today.
Would you start subscribing to a paywalled newspaper again if they offered to sell you a brand new 7-inch tablet for about $75?
Production of the Daily’s iPad app will cease on December 15, 2012, though News Corp says its brand will “live on” in other properties.
IGN is a network of websites primarily focused on video games and pop culture. It ranks in the top 500 most-trafficked sites on the Internet according to monitoring site Alexa.
Rupert Murdoch is splitting News Corp, the multinational corporation behind Fox Network, Sky News, the Wall Street Journal, and 20th Century Fox, into two businesses, separating the publishing and entertainment divisions. He will remain firmly in charge as chairman of both and CEO of the entertainment business.
Though digital magazine circulation has increased significantly in recent months, it remains a mere one percent of overall circulation, Ad Age reported last week. A group of five major publishers is hoping Next Issue Media, a company launching its full-feature product tomorrow, can change that.
The Daily, which began life as Rupert Murdoch’s first stab at a tablet only newspaper, has found a new life as a custom app developer. Today it’s releasing the Android version of its guide to the much anticipated Angry Birds Space, the new game from Rovio that debuts tomorrow. I chatted with The Daily’s publisher, Greg Clayman, about the role of custom apps in his business.
Once the heir apparent to Rupert Murdoch’s throne, James Murdoch is stepping down from his role as executive chairman at News International, following the hacking scandals that continue to provoke investigations and arrests in Great Britain.
The executive producer of delayed Playstation 3 exclusive, The Last Guardian, has left Sony to become creative director at Bossa Studios, the developer behind Facebook game Monstermind.
Tablet newspaper The Daily has attracted more than 80,000 paying subscribers and 40,000 non-paying trail-only readers each week, it revealed Monday. The numbers are a sign that the News Corp.-owned innovative digital publication could succeed over time.
A Star Wars Galaxies fan site got hacked today and thieves stole 21,000 email addresses and 23,000 passwords. And judging from an analysis of the passwords, most of them were weak.
Marketing and communications company Aegis Media acquired an $11 million (U.S.) minority stake in TigerSpike, its second acquisition this month.
Fox News on Monday said that its Fox News Politics Twitter account had been hacked after the account falsely posted that President Obama had been shot and killed while campaigning in Iowa. President Obama is celebrating July 4 at a barbecue with military families at the White House.
Myspace’s parent company News Corp. has sold the social networking site for $35 million to Specific Media, reports All Things Digital.
Myspace’s parent company News Corp. is in the final stages of selling the under-performing social network for $20 – $30 million, reports All Things Digital.
The once great social networking site Myspace is expected to make big cuts to its employee ranks Wednesday, reports Gawker.
New details have emerged concerning the future of video streaming service Hulu. The company recently finalized deals to continue streaming content from its media partners/owners, reports All Things Digital.
Hulu is retaining investment banking firms Morgan Stanley and Guggenheim Partners to facilitate a potential sale of the company. Prospective bidders were notified today that the sale process will begin about two weeks from now, according to information from anonymous sources in correspondence with the L.A. Times.
The LA Times is reporting that Yahoo is the undisclosed potential buyer that made an offer to purchase popular video streaming company Hulu Tuesday.