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  • Fox and Apollo unite to combine Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media

    Fox and Apollo unite to combine Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media
    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management have finally completed a deal to create a global TV production unit. Under the pact, which was announced Friday, Fox's Shine Group will combine with Apollo-controlled Endemol and Core...
  • 'Star Wars' Toy Documentary Launches on Vimeo Under Exclusive Digital Pact

    A documentary film covering three decades of "Star Wars" toy culture, "Plastic Galaxy," is now available exclusively for digital rental and purchase from digital-video site Vimeo under a pact with Gravitas Ventures. The 67-minute film features interviews...
  • News Corp. to buy parent of Realtor.com for $950 million

    News Corp. to buy parent of Realtor.com for $950 million
    The battle for house-hunting eyeballs is heating up. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. announced Tuesday a $950-million agreement to buy the nation's third-largest online real estate listing company, Move Inc., marrying the parent company of the Wall Street...
  • UPDATE: Elisabeth Murdoch to Exit Shine Group After Endemol-Core Merger Complete

    There will be one less Murdoch in the 21st Century Fox fold after the company completes its joint venture with Apollo Global Management to combine Shine Group with Apollo's Endemol and Core Media Group. Sources confirm that Murdoch will step down after...
  • Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent of Realtor.com for $950 million

    Murdoch's News Corp. to buy parent of Realtor.com for $950 million
    Rupert Murdoch is moving into the online real estate business. Murdoch's News Corp. announced a deal Tuesday to buy Move Inc., operator of Realtor.com, the nation's third-largest real estate listings website, for $950 million. The purchase, expected...
  • Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014

    Rupert Murdoch's total compensation rises to $29.2 million in 2014
    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch got a slight bump in overall pay for fiscal 2014. Murdoch's total compensation for his role asĀ 21st Century Fox's chairman and chief executive rose to $29.2 million for the 12 months that ended June 30. That's up about 1%...
  • Why Japan's Softbank Needs to Buy DreamWorks Animation (Analysis)

    With its former focus on software wholesaling and its makeover as a technology investment holding company, Japan's Softbank has rarely been sexy enough to make the front pages of the entertainment press. Now the company's mooted bid for DreamWorks...
  • Will Elisabeth Murdoch Leave Fox After Shine-Endemol Combo is Complete?

    Elisabeth Murdoch's future within 21st Century Fox has come into question on the heels of the news that former BSkyB chief Sophie Turner Laing will lead the production powerhouse that Fox is assembling as a joint venture with Apollo Global Management....
  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
  • News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin

    News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin
    Rupert Murdoch's publishing company, News Corp., has completed its $416-million purchase of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp. of Canada. Harlequin, the world-famous publisher of romance novels, will operate as a separate unit within HarperCollins...
  • Google fires back at News Corp; defends search, piracy practices

    Google fires back at News Corp; defends search, piracy practices
    Google Inc hit back at News Corp on Thursday for calling it a platform for piracy and an "unaccountable bureaucracy," in a point-by-point rebuttal that stressed the Internet search company's commitment to fighting online crime. In Google's official blog,...