A series of contests at Dartmouth College is about to find out. Dartmouth is seeking artificial intelligence algorithms that create "human-quality" short stories, sonnets and dance music sets that will be pitted against human-produced literature, poetry and music selections. That's the question, "said Dan Rockmore, director of the Neukom Institute for...» Read More
“Fifty Shades of Grey,” an erotic novel by an obscure author that has been described as “Mommy porn” and “Twilight” for grown-ups, has electrified women across the country, who have spread the wordon Facebook pages, at school functions and in spin classes, the New York Times reports.
The author of the mega-selling "Harry Potter" series has an agreement with Little, Brown in the United States and Britain to release her first adult novel, the publishers announced Thursday. The title, release date and details about the book, long rumored, were notannounced.
The entrepreneurs behind Better Wold Books started a profitable business by doing good — they collect and sell books online to fund literacy initiatives worldwide.
The textbook industry has been waiting for its big digital revolution but so far, its been slow going. Apple may be aiming to change that with an announcement that the company has planned for Thursday in New York City.
As Time Warner searched for a top executive to run its sprawling magazine unit, it did not look just outside the company. It looked outside the publishing industry, the New York Times reports.
CNBC.com considered how famous movie characters made their living. We found what their salaries would be in real life, then determined if they could really afford to live in that apartment, drive that car, or eat at that restaurant.
Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Financial Times, and Peter Lauria, Reuters Media, discuss the future of the Murdoch dynasty.
Amazon.com has taught readers that they do not need bookstores. Now it is encouraging writers to cast aside their publishers, David Streitfeld writes in the New York Times.
It’s a tough job market out there, especially for the young adults known as Millennials. What are some good job prospects for Millennials? Find out!
James Murdoch, the under-fire chairman of BSkyB, was kept on with the unanimous support of the board, the chief financial officer of the cable television company told CNBC Friday.
Discussing whether News Corp could be liable under the Corrupt Foreign Practices Act in the United States, with CNBC's David Faber, Carl Quintanilla & Melissa Lee.
Michael Corty, Moringstar, says it is not too much of a surprise Les Hinton resigned from News Corp.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports News Corp is still in apologizing mode even after News International CEO Rebekah Brooks leaves the company.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports Murdoch's empire may be one step closer to an FBI investigation.
You wouldn't believe the wild stunts some people will pull to get a job. One unemployed man is willing to die to get a job ... sort of. "This is a real every man for himself type economy right now," he said. Click through to read his life-or-death offer.
The British parliament will unite on Wednesday to urge Rupert Murdoch to drop plans to further expand his media empire in a move unthinkable before a phone hacking scandal exploded just two weeks ago.
Speculation has been building about who might want to buy the other newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp in the UK, after the News of the World closure.
Could it be that shoplifting is actually a good sign for the economy—that employees are feeling more secure and therefore willing to take more risk? Or, is actually the opposite, that things or so bad, we think it's OK to take the office copier home?!
CNBC's Kaya Tausche and Ross Westgate with the latest details on the fallout from News Corp's hacking scandal, and discussing its impact on the pending BSkyB deal and shareholders, with Jason Subotky, Yacktman Mutual Funds.
Discussing fallout from the hacking scandal and its impact on News Corp, with Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Financial Times; Lloyd Grove, The Daily Beast and Bob Pittman, Pilot Group CEO.