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Report: News Limited to launch new paywall service NewsPlus

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News Limited is reportedly launching a brand new news service or hub called “NewsPlus”. Plans on the new venture are scarce, but the service will feature a paywall to access some content – similar to the Herald Sun and The Australian. According to media publication Influencing, News Limited has already bought the domain name “newsplus.com.au” (via its pseudonym ‘News Domain Administrator’) and has registered two trademarks – “NEWSPLUS” and “NEWS+“. […]

2011 – A Year of Many Things: A recap of the big events of the year

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The year 2011 was one year that we will all never forget. Even though they were all in the beginning of the year, the floods in Queensland and Brazil, the earthquakes in Christchurch and the tsunami in the north of Japan are still present in all of our minds. We also saw the death of a tech luminary, Steve Jobs; and the powerful News Corporation losing its influence over politicians […]

Reports: News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB

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BREAKING NEWS: News Corporation has withdrawn its bid for UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB, after the recent phone hacking scandal by a newspaper owned by the corporation has put uncertainty over the acquisition. “News Corporation announces that it no longer intends to make an offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (“BSkyB”) not already owned by it,” it said in a […]