Rupert Murdoch

The Kremlin allies behind the RD-180 rocket engine

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON - He has money, media power and the ear of President Vladimir Putin. Such is his influence that some observers have described Yuri Kovalchuk as the Rupert Murdoch of Russia.

Strong book sales push News Corp profit above estimates

- News Corp , publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported quarterly revenue and profit above estimates, helped by higher sales at its book publishing and online real estate businesses.

05 Nov 2014

Fox-Apollo JV to bring 'Big Brother', 'Masterchef' under one roof

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox and Apollo Global Management LLC agreed to combine three of their TV production companies behind hit shows such as "Big Brother", "American Idol" and "Masterchef" under one group.

Entertainment, 10 Oct 2014

News UK ends bid to recoup Brooks' phone-hacking trial costs

* Trial was one of the most expensive UK criminal cases ever

News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln

- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will buy Move Inc , the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles.

Deals, Tech, Media, 30 Sep 2014

UPDATE 3-News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln

Sept 30 - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will buy Move Inc, the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles.

News Corp's Robert Thomson asks European regulators to reconsider Google settlement

Sept 17 - News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson has urged European regulators to reconsider their settlement with Google Inc over its search practices, calling the Internet company an "egregious" aggregator and a "platform of piracy."

Rupert Murdoch says Scotland is alive with debate ahead of independence vote

EDINBURGH - Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch visited Scotland on Saturday, praising the country of 5 million people for being alive with debate ahead of a independence vote that could break apart the United Kingdom.

World, 13 Sep 2014

Fox's Chase Carey says no plan to resurrect BSkyB bid

LONDON, Sept 9 - Rupert Murdoch's right-hand-man at 21st Century Fox, Chase Carey, said the company had no current plans to resurrect its bid to buy the rest of Britain's BSkyB.

ValueAct takes $1 billion stake in 21st Century Fox

- Hedge fund ValueAct Capital LLC said it had taken a $1 billion stake in Rupert Murdoch-controlled film and TV company Twenty-First Century Fox Inc FOXA.O.

Deals, 11 Aug 2014

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