A former adviser to model Elle Macpherson dropped her phone-hacking claim against News Corp.’s U.K. unit because of a lack of evidence that her voice mail was accessed by the company, her lawyers said at a London hearing.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recalled Harrison Ford jumping out from behind a big potted plant. He wasn’t playing Han Solo or Indiana Jones, but rather a conservationist handing out a position paper on the oceans.
Apple Inc. engaged in a horizontal price-fixing scheme with some of the U.S.’s largest publishers to violate antitrust laws by working “to strip retailers of pricing authority,” the U.S. Justice Department said in a court filing.
James Murdoch, deputy chief operating officer of News Corp. and son of Chairman Rupert Murdoch, sold $25.1 million of nonvoting shares in the company, capitalizing on a 65 percent gain in the stock over the past year.
James Murdoch, News Corp.’s deputy chief operating officer, stepped down as chairman of pay-TV company British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc following demands he resign over his role in a U.K. phone-hacking scandal.
As Rupert Murdoch testifies this week before a judge-led inquiry into media ethics, strict security is in place to protect him from agitators like the man who shoved a foam pie in his face when he made a similar appearance before Parliament.
Rupert Murdoch told a U.K. media- ethics inquiry that he “failed” to prevent the phone-hacking scandal at News Corp.’s News of the World tabloid and blamed employees and lawyers for covering up the crime.
James Murdoch, the News Corp. executive whose leadership has been called into question over phone hacking at the company’s U.K. unit, continued to blame his subordinates in testimony to a media-ethics inquiry.