Empire

Murdoch Plan to Reunite Empire Pushes Fox Down Most Since 2020

Murdoch Plan to Reunite Empire Pushes Fox Down Most Since 2020

(Bloomberg) — Rupert Murdoch’s plan to combine News Corp. and Fox Corp., recreating the conservative-leaning media goliath that he split apart nine years ago, drew mixed reactions on Wall Street. Most Read from Bloomberg Several analysts said the potential recombination is unlikely to solve one of the key problems facing Fox and News Corp. — …

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With "The Murdochs: Empire of Influence," CNN has its "Succession"

With “The Murdochs: Empire of Influence,” CNN has its “Succession”

If you think Rupert Murdoch has only been pushing mainstream journalism rightward and for the worse since 9/11, Maury Povich will avuncularly disabuse you of that notion in “The Murdochs: Empire of Influence.” The one-time host of “A Current Affair” gleefully recalls flying to Germany to cover the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, …

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How crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried survived the market wreckage and still expanded his empire

How crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried survived the market wreckage and still expanded his empire

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has been shopping for bargains amid the industry’s recent carnage and said he still has cash to spend if opportunity knocks. It may seem strange. Other multibillion-dollar crypto giants spiraled into bankruptcy this year. FTX’s main competitor, Coinbase, has seen its shares plunge 70% and has laid off a fifth of …

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'Empire of Light' Review: Olivia Colman Shines in Sam Mendes' Uneven Romantic Drama

‘Empire of Light’ Review: Olivia Colman Shines in Sam Mendes’ Uneven Romantic Drama

With only his second produced screenplay, after 1917, Sam Mendes delves into the territory of his formative years and a mood of nostalgia. The story he tells in Empire of Light isn’t strictly autobiographical, but it draws upon the music and movies and political climate that informed his coming-of-age — the movies especially. It’s not …

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Apple builds new ad empire after kneecap competitors

Apple builds new ad empire after kneecap competitors

Data: Company reports, analyst reports; Note: Microsoft reported a revenue of more than $10 billion but did not disclose an exact figure; Apple figure is unofficial estimate based on Bloomberg; Chart: Thomas Oide/Axios Apple is beginning to build its own ad empire just as its iPhone privacy crackdown weakens key ad-supported rivals. The big picture: …

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Report: Tencent Wants To Expand Its Empire By Becoming Ubisoft's Biggest Shareholder

Report: Tencent Wants To Expand Its Empire By Becoming Ubisoft’s Biggest Shareholder

Image: Ubisoft Tencent appears to be doubling down on its investment in Ubisoft. While it already owns 5 percent of the Assassin’s Creed publisher, Reuters now reports the Chinese mega-conglomerate with huge investments throughout the gaming industry has its sights set on becoming Ubisoft’s single biggest shareholder. Its plan for achieving that? Pay double what …

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