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This Is News Corp's New $300 Tablet For Schools In The US

Amplify, an educational wing of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, has just announced that it’s launching a $US300 Android tablet for use in schools.


Murdoch: We're Still Being Hacked By China

Last week the Wall Street Journal piped up to tell everyone that it had been hacked by China, but today, surprise! it’s still happening according to News Corp big-wig and alleged hacking enthusiast, Rupert Murdoch.


The Daily Is Dead

In what should be a shock to no-one, News Corp’s experiment in iPad-only publishing is set to officially close down on December 15.


Anonymous Cowers In The Face Of Murdoch

Almost a year ago today, Anonymous hacked one of Rupert Murdoch’s crown jewels: British newspaper The Times. Why? To spread a false report of his death. A year later, he’s shutting them up like they’re rowdy children. Times have changed.


Rupert Murdoch Allegedly Employed Hackers To Destroy Pay-TV Rival

Everybody’s favourite octogenarian media tycoon is at it again. This time, Rupert Murdoch is accused of hiring hackers to crack a pay-TV rival’s encryption system and then post the hack on the internet in order to financially cripple them. It worked: they’re now bust.


Murdoch Slams Obama For Supporting 'Silicon Valley Piracy Leaders'

Rupert Murdoch’s latest tweets accuse President Obama of supporting Google — the “piracy leader” — and his “Silicon Valley paymasters”. The accusations follow a White House blog that expressed doubts about the Stop Online Piracy Act and similar bills.


Rupert Murdoch Admits He Screwed Up MySpace

Media baron, professional evil white guy archetype, and technologist Rupert Murdoch recently took to Twitter regarding his company’s historically awful purchase of MySpace. So, what they do wrong? Literally everything.


Hey Look, Rupert Murdoch Is On Twitter

Check it out, kids, our favourite octogenarian media tychoon has joined Twitter. I have to admit I love his Twitter picture. And he’s pretty active too. Here’s a sample:


The World Reacts To Steve Jobs's Passing [Updated]

The world is now reacting to the very sad news of Steve Jobs’ death. We are collecting the thoughts and condolences of people like Bill Gates, Larry Page, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and President Barack Obama himself.


How News Of The World Hacked Everybody's Phones

For a while, leaving your phone unattended seemed like the biggest threat to phone security. But this recent business is a reminder that there are savvier ways someone can violate your phone – without even touching it.