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February 7, 2013
08:27 EDTBSYBY, LBTYA, NWSA, VMEDNews Corp. says no change in BSkyB strategy for now, FT reports
News Corp. (NWSA) plans to “stay the course” with its 39.1% stake in British Sky Broadcasting (BSYBY) for now, though COO Chase Carey indicated that the group was still looking at the long-term case for either selling its stake or trying again to take full control, reported Financial Times. News Corp. executives predicted that Liberty Global's (LBTYA) entry into the U.K. pay-television and broadband market with its purchase of Virgin Media (VMED) would do little to change the competitive landscape, the report added. Reference Link
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February 11, 2016
05:54 EDTNWSAStoryful's Aine Kerr to manage journalism partnerships at Facebook
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February 10, 2016
19:11 EDTNWSAYahoo layoffs begin, CEO Mayer not making sale process easy, Re/code says
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February 5, 2016
09:31 EDTNWSA, NWSANews Corp. upgraded to Buy from Outperform at CLSA
February 4, 2016
16:12 EDTNWSANews Corp. reports Q2 Digital Real Estate Services revenue up 35% to $208M
Reports "robust traffic" at realtor.com. Reports News and Information Services revenue down 8% to $1.4B. Reports Book Publishing revenue down 5% to $446M. Reports Cable Network Programming revenue down 5% to $106M.
16:10 EDTNWSANews Corp. says print advertising challenged, developing new ad products
"In our News and Information Services segment, print advertising remained challenged, but we are seeing growth in digital advertising and circulation revenues. We are particularly focused on cost reductions and sharing services around News Corp. to streamline operations at the newspapers in Australia and the U.K. Unruly, the viral digital advertising company acquired late last year, has been swiftly integrated into many of our companies, bringing cutting-edge metrics and a savvy social sensibility. We are developing advertising products for clients keen to benefit from the rise of video and mobile... Macro-economic conditions in most of our markets have not been auspicious," remarked News Corp.
16:08 EDTNWSANews Corp. reports Q2 adjusted EPS 20c, consensus 21c
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14:35 EDTNWSANotable companies reporting after market close
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07:00 EDTLBTYALiberty Global receives conditional EU approval to acquired BASE
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06:28 EDTNWSANews Corp not interested in Yahoo acquisition, Business Insider says
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February 2, 2016
08:37 EDTLBTYAVodaone confirms talks with Liberty Global for creation of Netherlands JV
Following recent media speculation, Vodafone (VOD) confirms it is in discussions with Liberty Global (LBTYA) regarding the creation of a joint venture in the Netherlands that would incorporate both companies' local operating businesses. The discussions are ongoing and do not extend beyond the creation of a joint venture in the Netherlands. There is no certainty as to when or whether any transaction will be agreed.
08:23 EDTLBTYAVodafone in talks with Liberty Global for JV in Netherlands, Bloomberg says
07:29 EDTLBTYAVodafone, Liberty Global resume talks on possible asset swaps, Bloomberg reports
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February 1, 2016
08:20 EDTNWSATwitter jumps after The Information breaks potential deal
Shares of Twitter (TWTR) are rising in pre-market trading after tech reporter Jessica Lessin said private equity firm Silver Lake and investor Marc Andreessen and have "considered some sort of deal" for the microblog service operator. WHAT'S NOTABLE: Lessin said in her report published on her site, The Information, that she did not know if deal considerations are "active" now with Andreessen and private equity firm Silver Lake. Silver Lake calls itself "the global leader in technology investing," stating that it has over $26B in combined assets under management. FREQUENT SPECULATION TARGET: Twitter has often been the subject of takeover rumors in the past year. Last April, Re/code's Kurt Wagner reported that Google (GOOG) and Facebook (FB) had looked at a potential acquisition of Twitter in the past, but noted at that time that neither tech giant was in discussions to acquire the social network owner. On January 20, News Corp. (NWSA) declined comment to CNBC regarding speculation about its potential interest in acquiring Twitter. Speculation also circulated the same day regarding an activist investor taking an interest in Twitter, trading sources told The Fly. PRICE ACTION: In pre-market trading near 8:15 am ET, Twitter rose 7% to $18 per share.
January 29, 2016
06:14 EDTNWSASky names James Murdoch chairman, WSJ reports
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January 28, 2016
06:30 EDTNWSAYahoo starts restructuring with 'invest/maintain/kill' list, Re/code reports
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