Media baron Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng, have reached an undisclosed divorce settlement to end their 14-year marriage.» Read More
Apple CEO Time Cook joined the Twittersphere on Friday, posting his first tweet to stoke the marketing fire around the release of two new iPhones.
*Trinity Mirror says being investigated by London police. *Trinity Mirror shares fall 2.5 percent. LONDON, Sept 12- British police are investigating whether Sunday Mirror newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror is criminally liable for alleged phone hacking by former journalists, widening a probe that had centred on Rupert Murdoch's News Corp..
*Senate may be a roadblock to Abbott agenda. CANBERRA, Sept 8- Australia's incoming conservative government promised to re-boot a stalled mining boom and revive an appetite for investment on Sunday after leader Tony Abbott swept into office on a platform to scrap a mining tax and run a stable administration.
SYDNEY/ CANBERRA, Sept 7- Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in national elections on Saturday as voters punished the outgoing Labor government for six years of turbulent rule and for failing to maximise the benefits of a now fading mining boom.
SYDNEY/ CANBERRA, Sept 7- Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott swept into office in a landslide election on Saturday as voters punished the outgoing Labor government for six years of turbulent rule and for failing to maximise the benefits of a now fading mining boom.
SYDNEY/ CANBERRA, Sept 7- Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott was headed for a landslide victory on Saturday as voters punished Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's Labor government for six years of turbulent rule and for failing to maximise a now fading mining boom.
SYDNEY, Sept 7- Australia's conservative leader Tony Abbott voted at a Sydney surf club on Saturday, exuding confidence as polls pointed to a landslide election win over Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and an end to six years of troubled Labor rule.
SYDNEY, Sept 7- Australia conservative leader Tony Abbott cast his vote at a Sydney surf club on Saturday, exuding confidence as polls pointed to a landslide victory over Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and an end to six years of Labor rule. I don't believe the polls, Kevin Rudd doesn't believe the polls.
CANBERRA, Sept 6- Australia's conservative opposition was forced to make a quick about-turn on its internet policy to rule out more censorship on Friday, in a rare policy bungle on the eve of a general election it is poised to win.
New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells is calling tipping outdated, and Yahoo unveiled its new logo. CNBC's Robert Frank and Simon Hobbs discuss.
Less than three months after filing for divorce from his wife of 14 years, Rupert Murdoch has listed the family's 184-foot sailing yacht, the Rosehearty, for $29.7 million.
Sept 4- Newcastle Investment Corp bought a group of News Corp newspapers, formerly known as the Ottaway chain, for $87 million including $33 million of debt, the company said on Wednesday. News Corp announced the sale on Tuesday, but did not disclose the terms of the deal.
Sept 3- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said on Tuesday that it has sold Dow Jones Local Media Group to a unit of Fortress Investment Group for an undisclosed sum. The move has been in the works by News Corp ever since it acquired in 2007 Dow Jones, also the publisher of the Wall Street Journal.
*Booms in Australia, Norway show signs of ending. Voters in Australia and Norway are almost certain to boot out their governments within a couple of days of each other, fed up with blunders and scandals, and worried that wealth created by high minerals and oil prices has not been spent wisely.
BLACKTOWN, Australia, Aug 29- Australian Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare crouches uncomfortably in a suit on the canvas of a youth boxing ring in Sydney's hardscrabble Western Suburbs, shaping up for the election fight of his life.
Murdoch's News Corp said it was aware of the police inquiry but gave no further details. Until now, the investigation appeared to be focused on News Corp employees rather than the corporation.
*Britain's economy showing multiple signs of recovery. LONDON, Aug 16- British Prime Minister David Cameron may be close to pulling off one of the most significant feats of his premiership: delivering a solid economic recovery ahead of a 2015 election.
Rupert Murdoch's crusade to oust Kevin Rudd in Australia's general election has given rise to a heated social media campaign inside a campaign, as Twitter, Facebook and other digital platforms become the weapons used by some to try to outflank Murdoch's "old media".
SYDNEY, Aug 11- Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd is battling not only jaded voters in a bitter election race, but the rancour of Rupert Murdoch, whose newspapers have depicted Rudd as everything from a Nazi colonel to a thief stealing the nation's savings.
CANBERRA, Aug 9- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp appointed a new chief executive to its Australian arm on Friday, a move Prime Minister Kevin Rudd linked to mounting attacks on his government by Murdoch's local newspapers during a divisive election campaign. News Corp did not respond to requests for comment on Rudd's allegations.