WASHINGTON - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Friday announced the planned separation of the $76-billion conglomerate into two distinct publicly traded companies, with one to be renamed 21st Century Fox and the publishing firm to retain the News Corp brand. The split has been formally approved by the Board of Directors. The Company announced appointments to the Boards of Directors of both ...
CANNES - A second suspected jewellery heist was reported at the Cannes Film Festival, with a single necklace by Swiss jeweller De Grisogono worth nearly $2.6 million reported missing. In the case of the first gem loot at the Cannes Film Festival, thieves literally tore out a safe filled with roughly $1 million-worth of jewels from a hotel room. The second time around the event took place ...
After locking lips with Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper, his "Silver Linings Playbook" co-star Jennifer Lawrence told him he is a "wet kisser". Cooper didn't take it as a compliment. "After the second take she said, 'You're a wet kisser,'" dailystar.co.uk quoted Cooper as saying. "You don't want to hear that. It was not a compliment,'" he added. The actor also denied dating Lawrence. "I could ...
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has split from her footballer boyfriend Danny Simpson, reports thesun.co.uk. Contostavlos had been dating the Newcastle United defender for six months. But reports that emerged earlier this week indicated that their relationship had hit the rocks. According to friends of the 24-year-old singer and Simpson, 26, the duo decided to end their romance after a ...
Movie stars are no longer attracting moviegoers to theatres with steamy scenes, as film studios pour cold water on the idea that sex sells. But as the number of nude bodies appears to be dropping on cinema screens, TV producers are picking up the slack and titillating viewers in an effort to keep them on plot. A recent market report commissioned by Warner Bros identified that it is females who ...
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Bryan Bertinos feature film debut The Strangers is nothing if not absolutely ruthless in its intensity and single-minded in its purpose. With only a modicum of conventional narrative set-up, it goes about drilling a direct passage into your nervous system, hammering away with a ha ... ...
News Corporation Board has approved the split of its company into two publicly traded entities putting a step forward in separating its entertainment businesses from the publishing division. The board announced the terms of share distribution, named the board of directors for both the firms, and a 500 million dollars stock-buypack program for the new corporation. In a report by Fox News, the ...
Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes, who was arrested for drug possession, does not need to go to a rehabilitation centre, according to her parents. Her mother Lynn and father Rick want her to seek treatment at a psychiatric hospital instead, reports contactmusic.com. "Amanda has been clearly using drugs, yes, including marijuana, but that is just the symptom. The fact is Amanda suffers from severe ...
Hollywood actress Winona Ryder believes that a woman's choice of dressing, especially footwear, speaks volumes about her personality. "What you wear - and it always starts with your shoes - determines what kind of character you are," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Ryder as saying. "A woman who wears high heels carries herself very different to a girl who wears sneakers or sandals. It really helps ...
Singer Mariah Carey suffered a wardrobe malfunction while chatting with a TV host, but she carried on with the show despite it. During her appearance on the show, she blurted out "my dress just popped", and quickly placed her hands over her chest to cover her bosom, reports thesun.co.uk. Soon, she was helped to zip it back. She checked the label and said: "I love you, Donatella (Versace), but ...
UK singer Myleene Klass has said that sleaze is rife in show business. The 35-year-old pianist told the Mirror that in her opinion, there is not a single person in the entertainment industry who has not come across casting couch. She said that she hears stories all the time and since she's a boss now it happens less to her, but people still say sleazy things to her. Klass said that in this ...
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Yahoo Inc. has approved a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars. The acquisition is expected to be announced as early as Monday.
The deal was unanimously voted for by the board, tech blog AllThingsD reported, citing sources close to the matter.
According to the BBC, the deal will be CEO Marissa Mayer's largest deal since taking Yahoo's command in July 2012.
Neither Yahoo nor Tumblr responded immediately to requests for comment.
Under the terms of the acquisition, Tumblr would continue to operate as an independent business, which is currently run by David Karp, a 26-year-old New Yorker, who is expected to remain in his role. (ANI)
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