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Seven mulls Yahoo7 buy-out

The parent of Australia’s Network Seven is considering buying out the co-owner of its Yahoo7 joint venture, after it emerged Verizon was acquiring digital and tech firm Yahoo. Seven West Media and Yahoo have jointly run online entertainment platform Yahoo7 for 17 years – initially as i7 before a 2006 rebrand, but with US-based telco […]

Political squabble envelops UK’s Ofcom

Ofcom deputy chair and British Conservative peer Baroness Sheila Noakes has acknowledge that her activity on microblogging site Twitter was “not appropriate” to her role and has agreed to dispose of a controversial shareholding in US telecom operator Verizon Communications. This comes Harriet Harman, the UK Labour Party’s deputy chairman and culture, media and sports […]

Hulu talking to pay TV operators

US internet TV service is reportedly in early talks with a number of pay TV providers about the possibility of offering Hulu’s subscription service as part of their TV bundles. According to a Wall Street Journal report, which cites people familiar with the situation, Hulu is discussing potential partnerships with Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox […]