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Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter

News Corp. Buys Into Ed Tech Firm

News Corp. said late Monday that it has agreed to acquire 90 percent of Wireless Generation, a privately held Brooklyn-based education technology firm, for about $360 million in cash, reports…

iTunes, Meet the Beatles

The Beatles are finally available on Apple's iTunes digital music store.Apple, Apple Corps and music major EMI made the announcement, which Apple has pursued for years, Tuesday morning.Financial details weren't…

HBO, CNBC Among Google TV Partners

Content companies started coming out of the woodwork Monday to tout their participation in the Internet giant's new Google TV service, expected to be formally unveiled on Wednesday.Google TV tries…

Analysis: Should Yahoo Buy Into Hulu?

Just as Yahoo weighs Wall Street advice to buy a significant stake in online video site Hulu, SNL Kagan reported the first-ever subscriber decline for the U.S. TV multichannel industry.…

TiVo to Track Web Usage on TV Sets

TiVo said it would start tracking how much TV and Web content users watch on their TV sets. The move creates more competition for media measurement firm Nielsen, which has…

Wall Street Lukewarm to Hulu IPO Plans

News that Hulu is talking to investment banks about an IPO that could value it at more than $2 billion is a mouth-watering prospect for bankers. After all, the last…

Google, DirecTV in Ad Sales Pact

DirecTV and Google unveiled a strategic partnership that will see Google become the sales representative for the satellite TV provider's advertising inventory on several cable networks carried by DirecTV.National satellite…

Google, Verizon Unveil Open Internet Plan

Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg have unveiled a joint policy proposal for an open Internet that detailed their thinking on the much-discussed topic. But some critics…

Google, Verizon Deny Mobile Pay Tiers Plan

Google and Verizon Wireless today denied that they are looking to create pay tiers for Web sites on mobile phones."[NY Times] is wrong," Google said on its public policy Twitter…

Hulu Launches Ad-Supported Subscription Service

Hulu has launched a preview of Hulu Plus, its long-rumored ad-supported subscription service, which offers expanded content like past seasons of Glee and House.The move creates a new revenue source…

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