Activision Blizzard boss Kotick looking to buy Myspace?

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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Gerald LynchActivision Blizzard boss Kotick looking to buy Myspace?

Branson's Project iPad magazine on the App Store Now

Richard Branson and Virgin's first roll of the iPad-publishing dice has touched down on the App Store. Issue 1 of the iPad only magazine Project is now available to download. Housed within a reader app, Project can then be bought…

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Gerald LynchBranson's Project iPad magazine on the App Store Now

The Times experiences massive loss in readers after introducing paywall

The Times and Sunday Times websites have experienced a huge drop in their readership after parent company News Corporation introduced a paywall, requiring readers to subscribe before accessing the content on the site. As of June 15th, readers were asked…

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Gerald LynchThe Times experiences massive loss in readers after introducing paywall

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch applauds the iPad, defends paywalls, slams Google (again)

Rupert Murdoch, the News Corporation chairman and massively rich media-maestro, has once again attacked Google in defence of his plans for paywalls on his news sites. "We are going to stop people like Google or Microsoft or whoever from taking…

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Gerald LynchMedia magnate Rupert Murdoch applauds the iPad, defends paywalls, slams Google (again)