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SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 25- 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.
PARIS/ BRUSSELS, Sept 19- Scotland's vote against independence offers lessons for British politicians and their European partners faced with a referendum on whether to stay in the EU which Prime Minister David Cameron has promised for 2017..
Alibaba's IPO will unleash a flood of wealth for Jack Ma and Joseph Tsai, but unlike some other tech IPOs, the big money isn't being spread around the company.
Sept 17- News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson has urged European regulators to reconsider their settlement with Google Inc over its search practices, calling the Internet company an "egregious" aggregator and a "platform of piracy."
*Polling stations open at 0600 GMT on Thursday. EDINBURGH, Sept 18- Just hours before Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands of wavering Scottish voters, as opinion polls showed supporters of the 307- year union just a whisker ahead of secessionists.
*Britain implores Scotland to stay, offers more powers. *Polling stations open at 0600 GMT on Thursday. EDINBURGH, Sept 17- On the eve of Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands of wavering Scottish voters as opinion polls showed supporters of the 307- year union just a whisker ahead of secessionists.
*Scottish nationalists warn BP and some banks. *Rupert Murdoch visits, says Scotland' alive with debate'. At stake is not just the future of Scotland, but that of the United Kingdom, forged by the union with England 307 years ago.
BRUSSELS, Sept 11- European Union antitrust regulators approved on Thursday British broadcaster BSkyB's planned $9 billion takeover of Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, which will make it the biggest pay-TV provider in Europe. The merged company will have operations in Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy.
Vanity Fair's Betsy Kenny Lack provides insight to some of the greatest comeback stories in business.
LONDON, Sept 9- Rupert Murdoch's right-hand-man at 21st Century Fox, Chase Carey, said the company had no current plans to resurrect its bid to buy the rest of Britain's BSkyB.
Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, weighs in on Rupert Murdoch's rant on Twitter about piracy and hypocrisy at Google. Murdoch claimed privacy at Google was worse than the NSA.
From 21st Century Fox giving up on Time Warner to Sprint's failed bid for T-Mobile, James Stewart of The New York Times, discusses how the failed bids were victories for consumers and Washington regulators.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports how the market is responding to 21st Century Fox's earnings beat.
21st Century Fox beat the Street's estimates, and CNBC's Jim Cramer says the conference call was really well done.
While “neutral” on the potential deal, Mario Gabelli did say on “Squawk Box” that he expects to continue to benefit from owning both stocks.
Michael Wolf, Activate co-founder, and Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, discuss Rupert Murdoch's next move after withdrawing its bid for Time Warner, and weigh in on mergers and acquisitions in the media space.
Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, weighs in on the tax inversion debate.
Mario Gabelli, GAMCO Investors chairman & CEO, provides his take on Rupert Murdoch withdrawing his $80 billion offer for Time Warner.
Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes unveiled a vision for unlocking potential across Time Warner's business, and particularly that crown jewel of HBO.