News Corp

Rumor: Myspace to lay off 37.5% of workforce on Wednesday

Rumors are flying that Myspace will once again be cutting deep into its workforce with 37.5% of employees hitting the pavement and the classifieds come Wednesday.

Computing

Viacom, Time Warner call a time-out on iPad fight

Time Warner and Viacom are postponing their court battle over making TV programming available on the iPad while they try to work out a deal.

Apple

Hulu tempted to sell by mystery bidder

Hulu is being tempted to sell by a mystery bidder who's reaffirming the streaming video's company's pivotal spot in the online video world.

Computing

WSJ’s SafeHouse WikiLeaks knockoff isn’t safe, say researchers

Anonymous sources, beware: The Wall Street Journal's new service for whistleblowers, SafeHouse, has leaks of its own.

Computing

IGN acquisition of UGO confirmed, no ‘major layoffs’ expected

IGN president Roy Bahat confirms the acquisition of UGO.com along with News Corp.'s plans to spin the IGN/UGO combo out into a new company.

Computing

IGN to acquire UGO, will operate gaming-focused website outside of News Corp.

Reports indicate that IGN is set to acquire UGO, with the plan being for the former to split off from its parent, News Corp., and continue building its gaming-focused website as one of the top sources on the Internet.

Computing

A look inside News Corps’ overly optimistic MySpace sales pitch

News Corp is doing its best to make MySpace look like a catch, and it's proving to be quite the undertaking.

Social Media

MySpace sale negotiations begin next week; who’s buying it?

It's been a long time coming, but News Corp is finally getting MySpace off its hands. But who's taking it home...and why?

Social Media

Time Warner, Viacom go to court over TV-streaming iPad app

Time Warner Cable and Viacom have filed lawsuits against each other over the cable company's new iPad app that streams live TV.

Apple

Hulu expects to hit 1 million subscribers in 2011

Hulu says it's on track to have 1 million subscribers by the end of 2011, claiming that'll be the fastest launch of any online video subscription service.

Apple

Three reasons why MySpace is doomed

We've been hearing its death rattle for awhile now, but from the looks of it, MySpace is just about ready to kick the proverbial bucket.

Social Media

Myspace up for sale as Myspace Music President Courtney Holt steps down

Myspace Music President Courtney Holt is reportedly stepping down from his post amidst rumors that parent company News Corp. is making moves to sell off Myspace.

Apple

iPad newspaper The Daily launches today

The Daily, News Corp's daily, iPad-exclusive newspaper, launches today at New York City's Guggenheim Museum.

Apple

News Corp, Apple to finally unveil The Daily February 2

After numerous delays, The Daily will premiere on the iPad February 2.

Apple

Murdoch promises iPad-exclusive The Daily in ‘the next few weeks’

From News Corp. itself, we're hearing that The Daily is weeks away.

Apple