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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

Book publishing helps News Corp beat revenue estimates

- News Corp , publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as growth in its book publishing business helped to make up for a decline in revenue in its bigger news and information division.

07 Aug 2014

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Book publishing helps News Corp beat revenue estimates

(Corrects Divergent series author's name in fifth graph to Veronica Roth from Victoria Roth)

Fox reports higher profit, insists no deals in the works

- Twenty-First Century Fox Inc, the film and TV company controlled by Rupert Murdoch, reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street's expectations as executives stressed that they would not make a new bid for Time Warner Inc.

06 Aug 2014

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.

Deals 05 Aug 2014

Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

- Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates.

Deals, 05 Aug 2014

UPDATE 4-Rupert Murdoch's Fox abandons Time Warner takeover bid

(Adds Fox shareholder comment, details about Time Warner) By Jennifer Saba and Soyoung Kim Aug 5 - Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox decided to pull its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner Inc on Tuesday, abandoning plans to create one of the world's largest media conglomerates. The surprise announcement appeared to cut short what many investors had viewed as an inevitable battle of attrition over a deal that would have joined two of Hollywood's biggest studios an

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