Rupert Murdoch attacks Google, claiming they profit from piracy

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Media mogul and News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch has taken to his recently-opened Twitter account to attack search-giants Google, accusing them of enabling internet pirates and profiting in the process. In a tirade that also pulled in Barrack Obama, the…

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YouTube to announce new channels with custom-made content?

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YouTube could reveal as early as next week that it is launching its own channels with original content, according to sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal. YouTube is thought to have signed a series of partnership deals with…

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Justin Timberlake planning X-Factor style Myspace talent show

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Justin Timberlake may have only recently nabbed himself an ownership stake in the flailing social network MySpace, but it seems the SexyBack star already has big plans for the website. Chief among these is a possible X-Factor style talent…

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Activision Blizzard boss Kotick looking to buy Myspace?

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Activision Blizzard boss Bobby Kotick is said to be part of an investor consortium in talks with News Corporation about buying a controlling stake in the ailing MySpace social network. The New York Post (itself owned by News Corp.) is…

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