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News Corp. in Advanced Talks With Facebook on Subscriptions

News Corp., publisher of the Wall Street Journal and the Times of London, is holding “very advanced” discussions with Facebook about subscriptions to its content online, CEO Officer Robert Thomson said. “I’ve been talking with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, exchanging thoughts, on how important it is that the value of content …

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China Clamps Down on Webcasting by Weibo and Other Media Firms

China’s broadcasting regulator ordered Weibo Corp. and two other internet media firms to halt video and audio webcasting, accusing them of operating without a license and disseminating opinions potentially harmful to social stability. Weibo logo The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television said services operated by companies …

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Message Startup Slack Said to Draw Interest From Amazon

Corporate chatroom startup Slack Technologies has received recent inquiries about a potential takeover from technology companies including Amazon, people with knowledge of the situation said, a deal that would be the internet-commerce giant’s biggest ever. San Francisco-based Slack could be valued at at least $9 billion in a sale, the …

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns After an Investor Mutiny

Travis Kalanick has resigned from his job leading Uber Technologies, giving up on his effort to hold onto power as a torrent of self-inflicted scandals enveloped him and the global ride-hailing leviathan he co-founded. Pressure from investors, who’ve poured more than $15 billion into a company that has burned through …

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