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Will Murdoch agree to spin off News Corp. publishing?

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Nearly a year after hacking allegations led to the closing of tabloid News of the World, it sounds like News Corp. is considering a move that Rupert Murdoch has brushed away in the past — spinning off publishing. The variation being floated in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, the media conglomerate’s...
Will Murdoch agree to spin off News Corp. publishing?

Netflix Secures New Distribution Deals With 20th Century Fox And Universal Studios

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Netflix Secures New Distribution Deals With 20th Century Fox And Universal Studios

Vince Vaughn And Owen Wilson Work At Google In New 'The Internship' Trailer

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"Wedding Crashers" duo Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are teaming up again for "The Internship" -- a comedy about two 40-somethings forced to intern at Google after losing their jobs. Not only did "The Internship" shoot on Google's campus, but the search giant is getting even further involved by having a Google+...
Vince Vaughn And Owen Wilson Work At Google In New 'The Internship' Trailer

This Vine 'Teaser Trailer' for Wolverine Just Gave Us a Seizure

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Jazz hands. (Photo: Flickr) Hugh Jackman’s constipation face.  Hugh Jackman’s massive pecs. Hugh Jackman’s yelling face. Now look! Hugh Jackman is flying, somehow. Oh, and a hashtag. That’s what you see in (possibly?) the world’s first Vine-based teaser for a movie trailer for The Wolverine, an epic film about a shirtless...
This Vine 'Teaser Trailer' for Wolverine Just Gave Us a Seizure

Movie Studios Filing DMCA Takedowns Over DMCA Takedowns

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We've seen this in the past as well, but TorrentFreak has noticed that a number of movie studios have been sending Google DMCA takedown notices that reference earlier DMCA takedown notices now appearing on ChillingEffects.org. 20th Century Fox and NBC Universal appear to be the main culprits. While it is...
Movie Studios Filing DMCA Takedowns Over DMCA Takedowns

Netflix Starts Shipping Free Instant Streaming Disks To Wii Owners

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Excellent news for Wii-owning Netflix subscribers: the company has just announced that it has commenced shipping of instant streaming disks to all members who want to start streaming movies and TV shows from their Nintendo console. Nintendo and Netflix initially announced partnership plans in January and are making Netflix on...
Netflix Starts Shipping Free Instant Streaming Disks To Wii Owners

Scumbags of the world, unite - you have nothing to lose but Murdoch's chains

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One of the joys of Rupert Murdoch having joined Twitter is that we're able to glimpse the real Rupert and the reason he was nicknamed the Dirty Digger.In the light of his describing hacking victims as scumbag celebrities it's as well to remind us of the day he appeared before...
Scumbags of the world, unite - you have nothing to lose but Murdoch's chains
Some sucker just paid $1.5M to fly into space with Leo DiCaprio

Movie Studios Ask Google To Censor Their Own Films, Facebook and Wikipedia

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Ever since Google announced that it would publish the DMCA requests it receives as part of their transparency report, the number of notices being sent have shot through the roof. While the majority of the requests are legitimate there are also occasional mistakes, often caused by automated filters. To some...
Movie Studios Ask Google To Censor Their Own Films, Facebook and Wikipedia

Barnes & Noble bolstering Nook Video catalogue, bringing UltraViolet to the HD and HD+

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Barnes & Noble is seriously beefing up its Nook ecosystem by striking deals with studios and other providers to bring a ton of new video content to its HD and HD+ tablets. Debuting alongside the slates, expected to start shipping in the US this week, thousands of SD and...
Barnes & Noble bolstering Nook Video catalogue, bringing UltraViolet to the HD and HD+
Disney and others bring disruption to movie-licensed games

The Cloud Is Getting Crowded: Hollywood Lines Up Behind M-Go, Another Digital Storefront

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Want to buy a digital movie? Hollywood wishes you would, because DVD sales are falling off and haven’t been replaced by purchases from Apple and Amazon’s online stores. So comes another option: M-Go, a cloud/locker app/service backed by DreamWorks Animation and Technicolor, that will be part digital storefront, part digital...
The Cloud Is Getting Crowded: Hollywood Lines Up Behind M-Go, Another Digital Storefront

Emboldened by Megaupload shutdown, Hollywood targets Hotfile

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Film studios are asking a US District Court for a summary judgment against Hotfile, saying the file sharing site's business model is identical to that of Megaupload, a site shut down by the US government in January due to repeated copyright infringement. "Hotfile's business model is indistinguishable from that...
Emboldened by Megaupload shutdown, Hollywood targets Hotfile

World’s Unluckiest BitTorrent Pirate Fined But Avoids Jail

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In the majority of cases, rightsholders avoid pursuing BitTorrent users in Sweden since it’s technically problematic to prove more than an individual case of unauthorized sharing, such as that of a single movie, TV show, or music album. Small infringements like this aren’t generally considered worthy of criminal prosecution. This...
World’s Unluckiest BitTorrent Pirate Fined But Avoids Jail

LOVEFiLM strikes multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV to bring more content to subscribers

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Amazon’s LOVEFiLM, and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution have stuck a major multi-year content deal which will see members of the video on demand service accessing more movies and TV series. LOVEFiLM members will have instant, exclusive on-demand access to what is known as the second pay television window of Twentieth...
LOVEFiLM strikes multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox TV to bring more content to subscribers

News Corp. Board Approves Split in Principle

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News Corp.’s board approved a plan to split the media conglomerate in two pieces, separating its lucrative entertainment operations from its publishing business, said a person familiar with the situation. The split is expected to be formally announced early Thursday morning. One company will house entertainment businesses like 20th Century...
News Corp. Board Approves Split in Principle

LulzSec hacktivists plead guilty to cyberattacks on NHS, Sony and NI

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British members of hacker collective also admit conspiring to bring down websites of law enforcement in UK and USThree British members of the hacktivist group LulzSec have pleaded guilty to carrying out cyberattacks on the NHS, Sony and News International.Ryan Ackroyd, a 26-year-old from Mexborough in South Yorkshire, admitted plotting...
LulzSec hacktivists plead guilty to cyberattacks on NHS, Sony and NI

SEC Investigating Hollywood Studios For Alleged Bribes To China

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When the MPAA came out with its annual report about the movie market worldwide, it showed that China was a huge growth market. However, now it appears that perhaps some of that growth was the result of Hollywood studios bribing Chinese officials. For years, China has limited how many Western...
SEC Investigating Hollywood Studios For Alleged Bribes To China
Apple launches iTunes Store in 56 new countries
Digital Content: Cable Rebels Armed by Fox Movie Studio

LulzSec hackers plead guilty to attacks on Sony, Nintendo, more

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Ryan Ackroyd, Jake Davis, and Mustafa al-Bassam all admitted to plotting to hack Sony, 20th Century Fox, Nintendo, and other organizations in 2011. [Read more]...
LulzSec hackers plead guilty to attacks on Sony, Nintendo, more

More evidence of Amazon’s ambitions for original TV content

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From Hulu to Netflix, it seems that every online video service is getting into original television these days, and new signs emerged overnight that Amazon.com is no different. Fortune reports that it spotted a LinkedIn profile for an Amazon executive named Joe Lewis, a veteran of 20th Century Fox and...
More evidence of Amazon’s ambitions for original TV content

Australian Federal Police arrest alleged LulzSec leader on hacking charges

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) have arrested a man claiming to be the leader of the LulzSec hacking group. When contacted by phone, an AFP spokesperson told us a media release and press conference are coming later in the day. ABC News Australia first reported the arrest. The suspect is reportedly a...
Australian Federal Police arrest alleged LulzSec leader on hacking charges

Barnes & Noble inks video deals in time for Nook HD, HD+ release

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20th Century Fox and NBCUniversal programs will be available as the new tablets launch this week. [Read more]...
Barnes & Noble inks video deals in time for Nook HD, HD+ release
After Conquering The World, Our Favorite Angry Birds Head Into Space On March 22

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp completes split from 21st Century Fox entertainment business

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Last December Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation announced that it would be splitting into two distinct corporate entities, and that vision has finally been realized. As of 4:30PM ET on Friday, News Corp and 21st Century Fox were officially separated — putting the majority of the company's profitable ventures under...
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp completes split from 21st Century Fox entertainment business
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People Seen Flying Over NYC Turn Out To Be...

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Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's… no, really, it's a person! That's what people in New York city have been screaming over the past few weeks as numerous folks saw, well, people flying over the skyline. What the heck? Could Superman be real? Nope...
People Seen Flying Over NYC Turn Out To Be...

Four LulzSec hackers have been jailed for up to 32 months each by a UK court

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Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacker group have been sentenced in London today following a number of high-profile hacks and DDoS attacks affecting companies such as Sony Pictures, PBS and Fox.com in 2011 and 2012. The BBC reports that Ryan Ackroyd, a former British soldier and member of LulzSec...
Four LulzSec hackers have been jailed for up to 32 months each by a UK court
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