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2008-10-20 12:00:15

Rupert Murdoch hasn't enjoyed much success in China. Quotas on foreign films hinder the efforts of Murdoch's Twentieth Century Fox to make inroads in Chinese cinemas. Government control of the TV industry has largely keptNews Corp. [ticker: NWS.A) subsidiary Star TV, the Hong Kong-based Asia satellite TV operator, on the sidelines of the world's largest country. And rampant piracy and illegal Internet downloading mean News Corp. can do little to cash in on the popularity of shows such as...

2008-09-10 09:00:20

By David Barboza The chief executive of MySpace China, the social networking site, has resigned slightly more than a year after bringing the site to China. A spokeswoman for MySpace China confirmed that the executive, Luo Chuan, planned to resign, but declined to comment on the reasons. The departure of Luo, who was once a Microsoft China executive, is a setback for News Corp., which had licensed the MySpace brand name in China in an effort to expand its media and Internet presence....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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