WASHINGTON - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Friday announced the planned separation of the $76-billion conglomerate into two distinct publicly traded companies, with one to be renamed 21st Century Fox and the publishing firm to retain the News Corp brand. The split has been formally approved by the Board of Directors. The Company announced appointments to the Boards of Directors of both ...
Elvis Presley's Graceland mansion along with his music and rights to his image are up for sale in a 130million-pound deal, which could see The King appear "live" on stage more than 35 years after he died. American owner Core Media Group is offering a package that includes royalty rights to 24 of the star's films and numerous TV appearances, the Daily express reported. The package also includes ...
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Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson cannot get over ex-girlfriend Kristen Stewart's affair with director Rupert Sanders. Pattinson caught Stewart cheating on him with the married director last year. "Rob broke up with Kristen because he never got over the fact that she cheated," contactmusic.com quoted a source as saying. "He is never going to forget. For a superstar, he can be very insecure and ...
After locking lips with Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper, his "Silver Linings Playbook" co-star Jennifer Lawrence told him he is a "wet kisser". Cooper didn't take it as a compliment. "After the second take she said, 'You're a wet kisser,'" dailystar.co.uk quoted Cooper as saying. "You don't want to hear that. It was not a compliment,'" he added. The actor also denied dating Lawrence. "I could ...
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For more than a decade, Spanish writer/director Pedro Almodvar has specialized in making the bizarre poignant, and in Talk to Her (Hable con ella), he has developed his most richly satisfying and deeply felt work without sacrificing the unique edge that makes it impossible not to talk about his films afterwards. Romance in the cinema is all too often routine, predictable; Almodvars ... ...
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has split from her footballer boyfriend Danny Simpson, reports thesun.co.uk. Contostavlos had been dating the Newcastle United defender for six months. But reports that emerged earlier this week indicated that their relationship had hit the rocks. According to friends of the 24-year-old singer and Simpson, 26, the duo decided to end their romance after a ...
Movie stars are no longer attracting moviegoers to theatres with steamy scenes, as film studios pour cold water on the idea that sex sells. But as the number of nude bodies appears to be dropping on cinema screens, TV producers are picking up the slack and titillating viewers in an effort to keep them on plot. A recent market report commissioned by Warner Bros identified that it is females who ...
News Corporation Board has approved the split of its company into two publicly traded entities putting a step forward in separating its entertainment businesses from the publishing division. The board announced the terms of share distribution, named the board of directors for both the firms, and a 500 million dollars stock-buypack program for the new corporation. In a report by Fox News, the ...
Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes, who was arrested for drug possession, does not need to go to a rehabilitation centre, according to her parents. Her mother Lynn and father Rick want her to seek treatment at a psychiatric hospital instead, reports contactmusic.com. "Amanda has been clearly using drugs, yes, including marijuana, but that is just the symptom. The fact is Amanda suffers from severe ...
Hollywood actress Winona Ryder believes that a woman's choice of dressing, especially footwear, speaks volumes about her personality. "What you wear - and it always starts with your shoes - determines what kind of character you are," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Ryder as saying. "A woman who wears high heels carries herself very different to a girl who wears sneakers or sandals. It really helps ...
We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
The U.S. president was speaking on his administration's counter terrorism policy.
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Google is believed to be deeply involved in a series of projects to build and operate wireless networks in emerging markets, including sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
An article in The Wall Street Journal said that the effort is part of a plan that could connect a billion or more new people to the internet.
According to the article, Google is making efforts to build wireless networks for people outside major cities where wired internet connections are scarce, reports News.com.au.
The article said that Google is seeking to create an ecosystem using new microprocessors and low-cost smartphones powered by its Android mobile operating system. The system could also use balloons or blimps, known as high-altitude platforms, to transmit signals for the networks.
Google plans to team up with local companies in some of the countries to develop the networks, and formulate business models to support them, the article said.
Google also plans to provide its own recently developed wireless technologies to help such networks.
Google has launched an ultrafast fibre network in the Kansas City area and is working in other areas of the United States on creating powerful Wi-Fi networks.
The Journal said Google has begun discussions with regulators in countries including South Africa and Kenya on changing rules to allow the use of airwaves reserved for TV broadcasts. ...
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