Rupert Murdoch attacks Google, claiming they profit from piracy

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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Gerald LynchRupert Murdoch attacks Google, claiming they profit from piracy

Hacking the hackers: LulzSec strike at News International

LulzSec, the computer hacking collective thought to have disbanded after hitting a string of high profile targets including Sony, have returned to strike at News International in protest towards the recent phone hacking scandal. Targetting The Sun newspaper's website, the…

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Gerald LynchHacking the hackers: LulzSec strike at News International

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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Pub fights Murdoch over Premier League broadcast rights, may have bagged cheaper Sky TV for us all

We always love a story about an underdog taking on the big mega-corporations, but they're especially sweet if their actions may well serve to save us all a few quid in the long-run. As is the case of Karen Murphy…

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Gerald LynchPub fights Murdoch over Premier League broadcast rights, may have bagged cheaper Sky TV for us all

The Daily iPad News App: Why You Should Care and Why You Should Be Afraid Too

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation yesterday launched The Daily iPad news app, a massive new venture reportedly costing $13 million dollars to develop. A premium-cost news service, it's the first to employ Apple's newly-introduced iTunes subscription system. "The iPad demands…

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Gerald LynchThe Daily iPad News App: Why You Should Care and Why You Should Be Afraid Too