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LOS ANGELES, Oct 18- Media mogul Rupert Murdoch defied efforts to oust him from the helm of his family-dominated company, as shareholders re-elected him chairman of newly-created Twenty-First Century Fox Inc despite protests from shareholder groups about the adoption of the company's poison pill.
Sony announced that it has created a new one-hour psychological thriller for Netflix that will begin production early next year, WSJ reported.
Major broadcasters have filed a petition with the Supreme Court against Internet video service Aereo, Dow Jones reported on Friday.
Proxy advisory group ISS has urged Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shareholders to vote against the reelection of Chairman Rupert Murdoch and some other board members at an annual shareholders meeting this month, criticizing the company's adoption of a poison pill.
Oct 8- Proxy advisory group ISS has urged Twenty-First Century Fox Inc shareholders to vote against the reelection of Chairman Rupert Murdoch and some other board members at an annual shareholders meeting this month, criticizing the company's adoption of a poison pill.
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.
ABC had claimed that allowing Dish's Hopper system to remain on the market while a lawsuit between the two goes forward would cause ABC irreparable harm by threatening its ability to generate advertising revenue and disrupting its exclusive rights to control its programming.
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Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal says he will not sell his shares in Twitter when it goes public, and expects its IPO to hit the market by early 2014.
Southeastern Asset Management disclosed in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that it has a stake of nearly 12 percent in Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
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Apple stocks were U.S. hedge funds' top holding during the second quarter this year, beating travel website Priceline and iPhone manufacturer Qualcomm to the winning spot.
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.
Internet TV startup Aereo will soon be available in Dallas, one of the cities affected by the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout.
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.
CANBERRA, Aug 9- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp appointed Julian Clarke as chief executive of its Australian arm News Corp Australia on Friday, replacing former pay TV boss Kim Williams after less than two years in the job. Clarke has a strong publishing background and was most recently chairman of the Herald and Weekly Times group.
DUBLIN, Aug 8- The Irish edition of The Sun, part of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, has dropped photos of topless women from its infamous page 3, the newspaper's editor said on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 8- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company recently separated from News Corp, expects to increase profit over the next few years as it invests in new sports and entertainment networks, Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 8- The board of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company recently separated from News Corp, authorized a $4 billion share buyback over the next 12 months and a dividend increase, Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said on Thursday.