BBC faces dilemma as anti-Thatcher song tops chart Opponents of the late Margaret Thatcher are taking a kind of musical revenge on the former prime minister, pushing the song "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her polarizing policies. More
Rupert Murdoch ‘not fit’ to run News Corp., U.K. phone-hacking committee finds Rupert Murdoch testifies in London, April 25, 2012. (AP/Pool) The parliamentary committee that's been investigating U.K. phone-hacking and media ethics released its much-anticipated report on Tuesday in London, concluding that Rupert Murdoch, News Corp ... 04/30/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Rupert Murdoch tells British court his political clout is overstated Forget that the reason he was summoned to appear in court in the first place was because of the phone-hacking scandal engulfing ... News of the World. "It's a lazy way of reporters not doing their job properly," said Murdoch, who shut down the tabloid ... 04/25/2012 - 3:50 pm | View Link
Rupert Murdoch denies receiving favors from British government officials Asked about the phone-hacking scandal that led to the closure last year of his News of the World, a paper he bought more than 40 years ago, Murdoch said that illegally intercepting voice mails and using private investigators were marks of “lazy ... 04/25/2012 - 10:20 am | View Link
Rupert Murdoch on phone hacking: ‘That’s a lazy way of reporting’ Rupert Murdoch testifies in London ... before parliament last summer--denounced phone hacking, but not the editorial goal. "I don't believe in using hacking, in using private detectives or whatever, that's a lazy way of reporters not doing their job ... 04/25/2012 - 6:40 am | View Link
James Murdoch's BSkyB Exit Puts Rupert In Firing Line News Corp, James Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch, James Murdoch Bskyb, James Murdoch Bskyb Exit, Phone Hacking, Reuters, Rupert Murdoch Phone Hacking, Media News * James Murdoch resignation unlikely to stop scandal spreading * Rupert Murdoch to appear at judge-led ... 04/4/2012 - 9:10 am | View Link
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The Political Sword | And the winner is: Rupert Murdoch Allan soon got to work. His message to Murdoch’s editors was straightforward but brutal: “You have been going hard on Labor but now, with Rudd's revival in the ... 07/23/2014 - 7:22 pm | View Website
Rupert Murdoch Keith Rupert Murdoch, AC, KSG (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian American business magnate. Murdoch became managing director of Australia's News Limited, inherited ... 07/23/2014 - 12:06 pm | View Website
News International phone hacking scandal Investigations into phone hacking at the News of the World followed the revelations in 2005 of voicemail interception by employees at the tabloid. 07/23/2014 - 10:25 am | View Website
Rupert Murdoch Biography Synopsis. Rupert Murdoch was born on March 11, 1931, in Melbourne, Australia. His father was a famous war correspondent and newspaper publisher. 07/23/2014 - 1:36 am | View Website
HSBC China flash PMI climbed to an 18-month high of 52 in July, from 50.7 the previous month. This beat expectations for a rise to 51. New orders and export orders climbed at a faster rate. “Economic activity continues to improve in July, suggesting that the cumulative impact of mini-stimulus measures introduced earlier is still filtering through,” Hongbin Qu, HSBC China economist said in a press release.
The new system, called OpenPDS, protects your privacy while still letting apps access information they need to work. MIT researchers have a great new way to protect your privacy on your smartphone: Stop giving your data away. Read Full Story
A wearable device that tracks us where we actually are most of the time: In front of the computer and forgetting to breathe correctly. You're at work, and you've been glued to your computer for the last three hours, jumping between chat and email and tabs on your browser. When was the last time you took a deep breath?
The graphic designers behind the new Diagon Alley theme park reveal how they translate the stuff of film and books into real-world magic. Hundreds of wannabe-magicians walk down a cobblestone street, lugging bags filled with wands, robes, and plush three-headed dogs. A dragon breathes fire atop a giant bank, where animatronic goblins lead visitors--some probably crying after waiting on a four-hour line--to a massive thrill ride, in which they have to smuggle gold past evil wizards without throwing up all the butterbeer they just drank.