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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Branson's Project iPad magazine on the App Store Now

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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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The Times experiences massive loss in readers after introducing paywall

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

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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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