Entries in 'news corp' (10)

IGN up for auction

IGN up for auction

IGN is being put up for auction - with an asking price of $100m – after its parent News Corp have failed to find a buyer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2012 at 11:11AM in News
Skybet opens, then closes, betting on iPad 3 features

Skybet opens, then closes, betting on iPad 3 features

News Corp-owned Skybet last night invited punters to lay down money on what features they think will be included in the upcoming iPad 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2012 at 9:16AM in News
News Corp makes casual gaming buy

News Corp makes casual gaming buy

Media conglomerate News Corporation is extending its reach into games and social networks with the acquisition of London studio Bossa.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2011 at 11:44AM in News
UGO acquisition grows IGN UK audience to 5m

UGO acquisition grows IGN UK audience to 5m

IGN has confirmed its acquisition of Hearst's UGO Entertainment.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 5th 2011 at 8:47PM in News

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IGN and 1UP merger likely

IGN and 1UP merger likely

There's no official confirmation as of yet, but it looks likely that an announcement is looming confirming that acquisition of media network UGO at the hands of Rupert Murdoch's News ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2011 at 11:12AM in News
Could News Corp make IGN a games platform?

Could News Corp make IGN a games platform?

News Corp could leverage its games media giant IGN to kick-start its social games business, a key executive at the company has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 3:24PM in News
Murdoch buys into games

Murdoch buys into games

Rupert Murdoch's media empire News Corp has made a move on the games industry by purchasing San Francisco social start-up Making Fun.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Feb 25th 2011 at 4:20PM in News
IGN UK strong in face of MySpace cuts

IGN UK strong in face of MySpace cuts

The axe has come down at News Corp's struggling MySpace social network - but it looks like sister division IGN will gain more independence as a result.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 11th 2011 at 5:27PM in News

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News Corp tipped for new games acquisitions

News Corp tipped for new games acquisitions

News Corporation is expected to significantly increase its gaming investments through major acquisitions over the next few years.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 5th 2010 at 10:29AM in News
Video games to save MySpace

Video games to save MySpace

News Corp is to strengthen the video gaming offering on MySpace, in a hope to close the gap on Facebook, which currently courts more users.

As reported by Reuters, ...

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jul 27th 2009 at 11:43AM in News