| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:03 PM
News Corp. has unveiled a new mobile application, dubbed BallBall, designed to bring European soccer news and video clips to sports fans in Asia.
The BallBall roll-out marks the company's first product launch since the June 28 division of Rupert...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Brad Stone, a longtime Silicon Valley reporter, has been working for years on what he hopes will be the definitive account of Jeff Bezos and the rise of Amazon, the online retailing giant founded in 1994. His new book, “The Everything Store: Jeff...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:43 PM
So, potheads didn’t start the Rim fire after all.
On Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service revealed that a hunter let an illegal fire “escape,” sparking the blaze in and around Yosemite National Park that has burned more than 237,341...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:34 AM
This week's riveting scoops in the Guardian and the Washington Post about the data-grabbing driftnet the National Security Agency has cast over the phone networks and the Internet drew hostile fire from four of the country's five largest newspapers, and a...
| Aug 8, 2013
Re "A project fit for a Seattle billionaire," Aug. 7
News of the sale of the Washington Post to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is disheartening.
Those of us who love the feel of holding a newspaper and leisurely digesting the news page by page probably...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times, reported that earnings tumbled in the second quarter as revenue dropped sharply in its broadcast division and advertising continued to decline at its newspapers.
The media giant reported net income of...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch have scrapped their efforts to buy the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune Co. newspapers, a Koch Industries spokeswoman said.
Word that the politically conservative brothers were interested in the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:26 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post is provoking anxiety and uncertainty among journalists.
But for Silicon Valley techies, this unlikely marriage is cause for optimism: Someone may finally deliver technical and...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue.
Murdoch's former News Corp. empire divided on June 28 into two separately traded...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:15 PM
In a surprise move, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has agreed to buy the Washington Post and other properties for $250 million.
The deal is being made by Bezos alone, without involvement from Seattle-based Amazon.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Boston Globe has been sold to Red Sox owner John Henry for $70 million in cash, a fraction of the $1.1 billion paid for it by the New York Times Co. in 1993.
The low price underscores the continued troubles plaguing the newspaper publishing industry...