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  • BRASILIA, Nov 21- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will name banker Joaquim Levy as her new finance minister, three leading newspapers reported on Friday, signaling a shift toward more market-friendly policies that could breathe life into a stagnant economy. Levy, head of the asset management arm of Brazil's second largest private bank Bradesco SA and a...

  • New Media to buy Worcester Telegram & Gazette Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:07 PM ET

    WORCESTER, Mass.— The Worcester Telegram& Gazette is changing hands for the second time in recent months as New Media Investment Group Inc. acquires its parent Halifax Media Group. New Media's subsidiary GateHouse Media LLC operates several eastern Massachusetts dailies and the Providence Journal in Rhode Island. Halifax bought the T&G in May from Boston...

  • China blocks websites as Internet meeting begins Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    BEIJING— Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much of the Internet, according to a U.S. The action comes as China hosts the World Internet Conference, which brings together many of the world's top technology companies. EdgeCast, an affiliate of Verizon, says censors have taken...

  • Philly to find out whether it gets a second casino Sunday, 16 Nov 2014 | 10:46 AM ET

    Gamblers from southeastern Pennsylvania and across the border into New Jersey already have their pick of four nearby casinos. "There's no way this market can handle another casino," said Alan Woinski, president of Gaming USA, a New Jersey- based consulting and publishing company. Two want to build downtown, while two others propose building near the sports...

  • Amazon, Hachette finally reach deal     Friday, 14 Nov 2014 | 6:26 AM ET

    Andrew Albanese, Publisher's Weekly, discusses the pact signed between Amazon and Hachette for print and digital book.

  • KIEV, Nov 14- Ukraine plans to buy up to 1.5 billion cubic meters of gas from Russia by the end of the year and up to 1 bcm in 2015, Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Prodan said in an interview with newspaper Novoye Vremya.

  • UKRAINIAN ENERGY MINISTER PRODAN SAYS UKRAINE PLANS TO BUY UP TO 1.5 BLN CUBIC METRES OF GAS FROM RUSSIA BY END OF 2014, UP TO 1 BLN BCM IN 2015- NOVOYE VREMYA NEWSPAPER.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Condé Nast agreed on Thursday to pay $5.8 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of former interns at the publisher who said they were underpaid for work at the company's high-end magazines. The settlement agreement, filed in U.S. District Court in New York, covers around 7,500 interns at Condé Nast magazines like Vogue...

  • Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for e-book and print book sales after months of fighting that pitted authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume selling all of...

  • Hachette and Amazon reach agreement for eBook sales Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Nov 13- Hachette Book Group and Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday they reached a multi-year agreement for eBook and print book sales after months of acrimonious fighting pitting authors, agents and publishers against the world's largest online retail store. Amazon, which earlier pulled several of Hachette's books from its inventory, will immediately resume...

  • Amazon, Hachette resolve long-running e-book feud Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Amazon and Hachette announced that they have resolved their differences and signed a new multiyear contract, New York Times reports.

  • Nov 12- Google Inc said its DoubleClick online advertisement service was back up after suffering an outage on Wednesday. "Our team has worked quickly to fix the software bug and DFP is now back up and running, so our publisher partners can return to funding their content," a Google spokeswoman wrote in an email to Reuters. Gannett Co Inc, publisher of USA Today, tweeted: "...

  • Google's DoubleClick ad network suffers outage Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    Nov 12- Google Inc's DoubleClick online advertisement service suffered an outage affecting many websites around the world, according to a report on tech blog The Next Web. Gannett Co Inc, publisher of USA Today, tweeted: "Enjoy your ad-free experience on http://usatoday.com right now, brought to you by Google!" Google acquired DoubleClick in 2007..

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 10- China's exports and large trade surplus in October pointed to signs of manipulation and inflows of speculative hot money, the official Shanghai Securities News said on Monday, suggesting that firms continue to over-invoice trade deals to avoid capital controls. "The possibility of hot money inflows cannot be excluded as Chinese mainland's...

  • Nov 5- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, helped by higher sales at its book publishing and online real estate businesses. Along with from the Journal and the New York Post, News Corp's properties include the Australian newspaper, book publishers HarperCollins and Harlequin Enterprises,...

  • News Corp revenue rises 4 pct Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 4:30 PM ET

    Nov 5- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported a 4 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher sales at its book publishing and online real estate services businesses. Net income available to the company's shareholders was $65 million, or 11 cents per share, in the first quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with a loss of $27 million, or 5 cents per...

  • Robert Hanson's holding company last year acquired Venezuela's best-selling newspaper, Ultimas Noticias, despite its worsening financial results and stringent currency controls that have frequently left foreign companies unable to repatriate profits. Ultimas Noticias has named two ruling Socialist Party members to key posts, including former...

  • *Cuts FY revenue forecast to $3.27 bln- $3.30 bln. Nov 4- Time Inc, which publishes Sports Illustrated, Time and People magazines, cut its full-year revenue forecast for the second time, hurt by falling circulation and weak print advertising. "Supply of advertising online continues to grow and it's really a function of explosive growth in mobile and social media...

  • We're open: Condé Nast moves into Freedom Tower Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 8:10 AM ET
    One World Trade Center and the World Trade Center Transportation Hub under construction, March 11, 2014 in New York.

    One World Trade Center, the tallest skyscraper in North America, opens 13 years after 9/11. The New York Times reports.

  • Oct 30- New York Times Co reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and projected a further decline in advertising sales in the current quarter, sending its shares down about 7 percent. The New York Times, like many newspaper and magazine publishers, has been under relentless pressure to replace an evaporating pool of print advertising dollars with...