Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter

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News Corp. Buys Into Ed Tech Firm

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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 [...]

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News Corp. Buys Into Ed Tech Firm for $360 Mil.

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News Corp. has agreed to acquire 90 percent of Wireless Generation, a privately held Brooklyn, N.Y.-based education technology firm, for about $360 million in cash, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The [...]

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Zucker: The ‘Big Issue’ Delaying Comcast-NBC Deal

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NBC Universal and Comcast are “in the endgame” of the regulatory review of their planned deal with the key conditions on the union likely to come in the online video [...]

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iTunes, Meet the Beatles

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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 [...]

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Are Web TV Viewers Cord Cutters — or Keepers?

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Pay TV industry folks have heatedly debated this fall whether consumers are dropping their cable or other TV subscriptions to watch more TV content online. A new study by Nielsen, [...]

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Study: Do Web TV Viewers Watch Less of the Real Deal?

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Pay TV industry folks have heatedly debated this fall whether consumers are dropping their cable or other TV subscriptions to watch more TV content online. A new study by Nielsen, [...]

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Michael Eisner’s Vuguru Inks Content Deal With AOL

Convergent TV

Vuguru, the online studio of former Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner (pictured), will produce at least six scripted original Web video series for AOL as the partners look to set [...]

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PTC Says Broadcast TV Profanity on the Rise

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Profanity has risen 69 percent over the past five years on broadcast TV, according to a new study by the Parents Television Council (PTC) that compared the first two weeks [...]

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Sirius’ Karmazin: Talks With Howard Stern Ongoing

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Satellite radio company Sirius XM continues discussions with Howard Stern about a potential extension of his contract, which expires at the end of the year, CEO Mel Karmazin said Thursday. [...]

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DreamWorks Puts Zynga in the Picture

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Zynga and DreamWorks Animation (DWA) have partnered on what is the social gaming firm’s first feature film integration — a 24-hour campaign designed to boost awareness of the Friday release [...]