NDS, a DRM, PVR and interactive TV company, will be taken private, away from its current public listed status. News Corporation currently owns approximately 72% of the equity and a stunning 96% of the voting power of NDS through its ownership of 100% of the outstanding Series B shares.
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The tussle between Yahoo and Microsoft has gone through a couple of extra rounds of late. We thought we’d bring you up to date with the current state of play. Back in Feb Microsoft offered Yahoo $44Bn. Yahoo said no thanks.
It’s being reported that there’s ‘secret’ discussion going on between Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and Yahoo, apparently in an attempt to find an alternative route to Microsoft buying it.
As we’re not fans of football, we’re constantly amazed at how keen people are to watch the game that involves people kicking a pig’s bladder around an oblong section of grass. Ho, Hmm. Never one to not take the opportunity of cramming more football into people lives, Sky TV has teamed up with a load [...]
It’s in the balance as to whether Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. will gain control over Dow Jones and the WSJ.
New ‘Take Down Stay Down’ technology aims to keep dodgy content of members’ profiles.
Where did they get that idea from? Will it fly?
In the wake of US newspaper USA Today recently unveiling a new version of their site with more cutting edge ‘new media’ features than any other, I thought it might be a good time to have a look at the challenges posed to newspapers by the onslaught of new media, what they are be doing [...]
How much longer will Murdoch’s Sky force channels to use it’s own DVB-CA?