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Theranos Patients: The Emerging Wild Card in the Trial of Elizabeth Holmes (slashdot)

The government hopes patient testimony -- if a judge allows it -- in the closely watched criminal fraud trial will support the charge that Elizabeth Holmes touted the company's medical tests as reliable despite knowing of bad results. The former executive has pleaded not guilty. From a report: After three back-to-back miscarriages, Brittany Gould said she turned to Theranos Inc. to know if her latest pregnancy was on track. Then, one of the company's trademark finger-prick tests indicated she wa...
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Theranos Patients: The Emerging Wild Card in the Trial of Elizabeth Holmes

The government hopes patient testimony -- if a judge allows it -- in the closely watched criminal fraud trial will support the charge that Elizabeth Holmes touted the company's medical tests as reliable despite knowing of bad results. The former executive has pleaded not guilty. From a report: After three back-to-back miscarriages, Brittany Gould said she turned to Theranos Inc. to know if her latest pregnancy was on track. Then, one of the company's trademark finger-prick tests indicated she wa...
Tags: Tech, Mommy, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Wall Street Journal, David Boies, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, SAN JOSE Calif, Gould, Henry Kissinger, Mesa Ariz, Theranos Inc, Jim Mattis, Bechtel Corp


Murdoch's News Corp buys oil price information service for $1.1bn - Telegraph.co.uk

Murdoch's News Corp buys oil price information service for $1.1bn   Telegraph.co.uk
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Markets Murdoch's News Corp buys oil price information service for $1.1bn - Telegraph.co.uk

Markets Murdoch's News Corp buys oil price information service for $1.1bn   Telegraph.co.uk
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Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp to Buy Oil Price Information Service for $1.15 Billion Cash

News Corp, the news and media conglomerate headed by Rupert Murdoch, will pay $1.15 billion in cash for the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), continuing its recent M&A streak to expand its business-to-business digital information portfolio. OPIS, which News Corp is acquiring from S&P Global and IHS Markit, will become part of Dow Jones’ Professional […]
Tags: News, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Dow Jones, OPIS, News Corp to Buy Oil Price Information Service, Oil Price Information Service OPIS


YouTube Bans Sky News Australia for One Week Over Misinformation

"YouTube has barred Sky News Australia from uploading new content for a week, saying it had breached rules on spreading Covid-19 misinformation," writes the BBC. Long-time Slashdot reader Hope Thelps shares their report: YouTube issued a "strike" under its three-strike policy, the last of which means permanent removal. It did not point to specific items but said it opposed material that "could cause real-world harm". The TV channel's digital editor said the decision was a disturbing attack o...
Tags: Australia, Youtube, Tech, Bbc, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Slashdot, Sky News Australia, COVID, Google A YouTube


New program helps regional journalists develop digital skills

Today, we’re pleased to announce an initiative that helps support regional news publishers by providing vital digital skills training and new opportunities for young journalists. Introducing the Digital News AcademyThe Digital News Academy is a new program created by Google and News Corp Australia that will provide training in the latest digital skills to 750 local and regional news professionals from a range of outlets across the country, including Australian Community Media and several othe...
Tags: Google, Australia, News Corp, Australasia, Miller, News Corp Australia, Michael Miller, Australian Community Media, Tony Kendall, Nic Hopkins, Digital News AcademyThe Digital News Academy, Digital News Academy, sayingNews Corp, Australian Community Media Australia, Saffron Howden


Realtor.com® Investor Report: Top Markets Where Investors Are Impacting the Inventory Crunch

– Nationally, investors took more inventory off the market than they contributed in April; their purchases represented 5.7% of all home sales – Among the 50 largest U.S. metros, investors made the biggest contributions to inventory levels in: Atlanta, Dallas, Baltimore, Los Angeles and San Francisco – In April, investors took away the most inventory in: Phoenix, Charlotte, Miami, Tampa and Chicago Santa Clara, CA – July 29, 2021 (PRNewswire) Despite the common perception that investors ...
Tags: Real Estate, San Francisco, Newsletter, Atlanta, Chicago, Radio, Dallas, Miami, Houston, Kansas City, News Corp, Baltimore, Tampa, Phoenix, COLUMBUS Ohio, Raleigh N C


Realtor.com® Survey Shows With Only Weeks Until School Starts, More Than A Third Of College Students Still Haven’t Finalized Fall 2021 Housing Plans

35% of college students say they cannot afford to rent an apartment in their college town Santa Clara, CA – July 28, 2021 (PRNewswire) Thirty-five percent of college students headed to school this fall say they cannot afford to rent an apartment in their college town and 19% say their parents are helping them pay rent this year when they didn’t need help last year, according to a new Realtor.com® survey released today. When asked what’s impacting their struggles, 44% blame the overall real es...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, United States, Illinois, News Corp, Santa Clara, Owen, Danny, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Kayla, Realtor.com, Move Inc, NWS NWSLV, George Ratiu


When Yahoo offered $1 billion to buy Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said he wouldn't know what to do with the money, and would probably just build another Facebook, a new book says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg said he wouldn't know what to do with the $1 billion Yahoo offered to buy Facebook, a new book said. Zuckerberg said he'd probably just build another version of Facebook, per an "An Ugly Truth." Lots of Facebook staff quit after Zuckerberg rejected Yahoo's offer in 2006, the book said. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Yahoo offered to buy Facebook for $1 billion in 2006, Mark Z...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, Peter Thiel, News Corp, Zuckerberg, Frenkel, Kang, Jim Breyer, Cecilia Kang, Sheera Frenkel, Kate Duffy, Drew Angerer Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg


Covid origins: Australia’s role in the feedback loop promoting the Wuhan lab leak theory

Blanket reporting in News Corp papers has been denigrated for relying on dubious sources – yet the theory itself has taken on new life“BAT MAN” screeched the headline in Sydney’s Daily Telegraph on 28 April 2020. “Chinese scientists linked to virus probe worked in Australia.”“An exclusive investigation can reveal the Five Eyes intelligence agencies of Australia, Canada, NZ, UK and US, are understood to be looking closely at the work of a senior scientist at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, Peng ...
Tags: Science, Australia, China, US, World news, Australia news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Sydney, Australian media, News Corporation, News Corp, Daily Telegraph, Wuhan, Sharri Markson


Rupert Murdoch’s answer to Google News is dead after only 18 months (ars technica)

Enlarge / The now-defunct news aggregator was an excellent source of boldface, italics, underline, and wildly mismatched typefaces. (credit: Jim Salter) In August of 2019, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp announced that it was developing Knwez, its own "conservative friendly" alternative to Google News. Knewz went live without much fanfare in January of 2020, and officially died today, less than eighteen months later. What was Knewz? Knewz described itself as "an innovative service designed to let y...
Tags: Google, News, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Google News, Murdoch, Jim Salter, Knewz, Google News Knewz, Fox News the New York Post the Sun


News Corp. shuts down ‘Knewz’ website aimed at Google ad dollars

The company launched the site in January 2020 to deliver news outside the confines of 'rankings.'
Tags: Google, Advertising, News Corp, Knewz


News Corp Shuts Down Knewz Aggregation Site, Saying It Wasn’t Profitable

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has killed of Knewz — its news-aggregation site that was a bid to challenge the likes of Google News and Facebook. News Corp has accused Google and Facebook of profiting off its publications’ content without compensation. But in announcing the shutdown of Knewz a year and half after it launched, the […]
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Google News, Knewz, Knews, Facebook News Corp


Good News, Oil Companies! Fox Is Launching a Weather Channel

We’ve reached the final boss level of climate irony. The New York Times Tuesday that Rupert Murdoch, the media tycoon whose News Corp. owns Fox News, plans to launch a full-time channel focused on the weather called Fox Weather. Read more...
Tags: Science, New York Times, Fox News, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, News Oil Companies Fox


Realtor.com® Housing Report: New Listings Stage a Comeback in June as Home Prices Hit a New High

– Top markets for new listings growth include: Milwaukee (+44.7%), San Jose (+40.7%), and Cleveland (37.9%) – In June, U.S. new listings increased 10.9% over May and 5.5% year-over-year – The U.S. median listing price increased 12.7% year-over-year to a new all-time high of $385,000 – There were 43.1% fewer homes for sale in June compared to last year, an improvement from a 50.9% year-over-year decline in May – The typical home sold in 37 days, 35 days faster than last year Santa ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Milwaukee, Radio, Miami, Nashville, San Jose, Rochester, Houston, Kansas City, Cleveland, News Corp, Denver, Tampa, Pittsburgh, Raleigh


Rupert Murdoch’s 90% Apology

Take a deeper look at how News Corp Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch uses the passive voice to avoid assuming full responsibility for the phone-hacking scandal.  Read the full story on Forbes. The post Rupert Murdoch’s 90% Apology appeared first on Suasive.
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Fox News agrees to pay $1 million fine for human rights law violation in New York City

SOPA Images / Getty Fox News agreed to pay a $1 million settlement to the city of New York, the Daily Beast reported Tuesday. The settlement was reached last week and is for its "pattern of violating the NYC Human Rights Law," according to the NYC Commission on Human Rights. It concerns allegations of a toxic work environment and sexual harassment at the cable network, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News has agreed to pay a $1 million fine to New Yo...
Tags: New York, News, Media, New York City, Trends, Fox News, News Corp, New York City Commission On Human Rights, NYC Human Rights Law, Daily Beast, Connor Perrett, Speed desk, SOPA Images Getty Fox News


Coronavirus live news: Portugal to quarantine unvaccinated British visitors; Taiwan tightens border rules

British travellers to Portugal face 14-day quarantine; Taiwan imposes new quarantine rules; South Africa re-introduces curfew, alcohol ban; all of Italy mask free and low risk from Monday South Africa tightens Covid rules as ‘devastating wave’ gathers paceUK military chiefs self-isolate after head of army catches CovidDelta Covid variant may be edging race against vaccinesUS fight against Covid threatened by growing vaccine gap in the southSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.13am BST Saffron ...
Tags: Australia, World news, Bbc, Taiwan, South Africa, NHS, Italy, Portugal, Melbourne, News Corp, Barnaby Joyce, State, Joyce, News Corp Australia, Daniel Hurst, NHS Providers


In Australia, a former McDonald's executive reinvented Kmart. Now Kmart 'influencers' are some of the most prolific creators on the Aussie internet.

Screenshot By 2008, Kmart's performance was lagging in Australia. The former chief executive of McDonald's Australia took over, and the brand had a resurgence. A huge online fanbase arose, and its viral content raises questions about digital labor's value. See more stories on Insider's business page. The heavily abridged story of Kmart Australia goes like this: After opening its first store in Burwood, Victoria in 1969, Kmart expanded to become a mainstay of Australia'...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Australia, Trends, Retail, Archer, Kmart, News Corp, Perth, David Jones, James, Wesfarmers, McDonald, Murdoch University, Russo, Helen James


As Predicted, Smaller Media Outlets Are Getting Screwed By Australia's Link Tax (techdirt)

Ever since the giant news organizations, led by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., began pushing the ridiculous idea of forcing Google and Facebook (and often just Google and Facebook) to pay a "link tax," we've been pointing out that while this might be a windfall of free money for the news giants, small news organizations (like, um, us) would likely get totally screwed over. With Australia leading the charge of silliness and passing its link tax, we're discovering that our predictions were exactly c...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Australia, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Mike Masnick, Guardian Australia, Seven West Media, Nine Entertainment Co News Corp Australia


Home Shoppers Are Looking for More Flexibility in Their Home Space and Are Willing to Swap Short Commute Time for Affordability, According to Realtor.com® Survey

Room for extended family and pets, home office and internet rise in importance for buyers who realize the need to compromise in today’s competitive market Santa Clara, CA – June 17, 2021 (PRNewswire) Life is beginning to return to normal throughout the U.S. with many companies announcing their return to office strategies and cities beginning to open up. However, for many 2021 home shoppers who spent the majority of 2020 confined to their homes, the COVID pandemic has influenced what they are ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, United States, News Corp, Santa Clara, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Realtor.com, Move Inc, NWS NWSLV, George Ratiu, Lexie Holbert


Realtor.com® May Rental Report: U.S. Rental Prices Reach the Highest Level in Two Years

– Monthly rents rise 5.5% year-over-year to an average $1,527 – Rents in 38 of the 50 largest metros hit new peak prices, climbing at an average pace of 9.1% year-over-year, while declines softened in the biggest U.S. cities – Smaller markets lead the national rebound, with Riverside, Calif., Memphis, Tenn., Tampa, Phoenix, and Sacramento, Calif. posting gains of 15% or higher over last year – One-bedroom and two-bedroom units saw the highest prices in 27 months, and studio rents increa...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, News, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Radio, San Jose, Rochester, News Corp, Santa Clara, Denver, Austin Texas, Riverside, COLUMBUS Ohio, Raleigh N C


Realtor.com® and LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance Survey Shows Housing Discrimination Remains an Issue

Members of the LGBTQ community are less likely to be homeowners; neighbors are key to feeling accepted Santa Clara, CA – June 10, 2021 (PRNewswire) Realtor.com® today announced it is collaborating with the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance in an effort to help identify challenges and initiate positive change in the housing industry. The organizations also unveiled the findings of a new survey which reveals that LGBTQ discrimination in real estate remains a problem, members of the LGBTQ community ar...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, Canada, United States, Washington Dc, Lgbtq, News Corp, Santa Clara, Cmi, Puerto Rico, Alliance, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Realtor.com, Move Inc


Australia Antitrust Boss Rejects Claim Big Tech Law Is a Favour for News Corp

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The architect of Australia's new law making Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc pay news outlets for content on Thursday...
Tags: Google, Australia, Sydney, News Corp, Reuters, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc


Realtor.com® Housing Report: Home Prices Reach New High at $380,000 in May

— Price Growth Remained in Double Digits for 10th Straight Month in May; Price Growth Moderation Expected Later in 2021 — Lack of available homes for sale push U.S. median listing price up 15.2% year-over-year — The number of homes for sale ended the month 50.9% lower than last year — Larger metros offer buyers lower price gains and larger growth in newly listed homes — Nationally, homes are selling more than a full month faster than last year and 19 days faster than the typical time...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, Radio, Homes, Philadelphia, Rochester, Las Vegas, St Louis, News Corp, Santa Clara, Denver, Pittsburgh, COLUMBUS Ohio, Cincinnati Ohio, Richmond VA


George Pell: news organisations fined more than $1m over reporting of sexual abuse verdict

Victoria’s supreme court fines the Age $450,000 and News Corp more than $400,000 for contempt of court over coverage of cardinal’s initial convictionThe Melbourne newspaper the Age has been fined $450,000 for its coverage of Cardinal George Pell’s sexual abuse convictions, the largest individual punishment among more than $1m in fines handed out to major media organisations in a Victorian supreme court ruling on Friday.Handing down his judgment, Justice John Dixon said the media companies that h...
Tags: Media, World news, Australia news, Australian media, Victoria, Melbourne, News Corporation, News Corp, Contempt Of Court, George Pell, Pell, Victorian supreme court, John Dixon, Law (Australia, Nine Newspapers


Nearly Three-Quarters of Pandemic Homebuyers Are Happy With Their Purchase, According to Realtor.com® Survey

More than 70% who bought a home in the last year feel it was a good decision and nearly half wish they had moved sooner Santa Clara, CA – May 26, 2021 (PRNewswire) Despite the frenzied nature of today’s housing market, prompting conversations about buyer’s remorse, more than two-thirds of pandemic homebuyers have found happiness in their new home, according to a new Realtor.com® survey released today. Those surveyed say their new home better fits their family’s needs and wish they moved soone...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, United States, News Corp, Santa Clara CA, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Realtor.com, Move Inc, NWS NWSLV, George Ratiu, Lexie Holbert


5 people to watch at realtor.com as the company plots its next move

The News Corp. subsidiary is laser-focused on growing traffic and improving the consumer experience as it maintains its industry ties.
Tags: Technology, Radio, News Corp, Move, Leslie Jordan, Select, Realtor.com, Opcity, Danielle Hale, Tricia Smith, David Doctorow, Mickey Neuberger, Chris Patalano


Print Media Market 2021 Emerging Trends and Technology – News Corp; Pearson PLC; Bertelsmann; Axel Springer and Gannett Company Inc – The Shotcaller - The Shotcaller

Print Media Market 2021 Emerging Trends and Technology – News Corp; Pearson PLC; Bertelsmann; Axel Springer and Gannett Company Inc – The Shotcaller   The Shotcalle
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