Phone-Hacking Trial Set to Start

The criminal trial of former News Corp executive Rebekah Brooks and several of the company’s former employees involved in an alleged phone-hacking scandal starts here Monday, kicking off a courtroom drama that could further embarrass both the media giant and the British government.

MarissaTV, the Yahoo Q3 News — If It Bleeds, It Definitely Does Not Lead

At least CEO Marissa Mayer impresses in her second video performance.

MarissaTV Is Back in Q3, Starring Alibaba Gains, Revenue Doldrums and Audience Questions

It’s not “Scandal,” but can Mayer work some Olivia Pope magic?


How Twitter Is Going to Take a Billion Dollars From YouTube

All Twitter needs to do is host long-form video, and it’s off to the races.

It’s No “Game of Thrones” Finale, but Yahoo Logo-Palooza Ends Tonight

Finally, the end of the parade of design losers who will not be marrying the Silicon Valley Internet giant comes to an end.

Under Fire, Ouya Game Developers on Kickstarter Say They Did Nothing Wrong

The curious incident of the Ouya “free the games” project.

Video News Start-Up NowThisNews Taps MTV Pioneer Judy McGrath for Advice

The woman who brought us Kurt Loder and Martha Quinn (Google ’em!) weighs in on a next-gen product. Which you can now see for youself.

Seven Years Later, HP’s Pretexting Scandal Is Finally Over

The scandal that gave us the word “pretexting” ends with a jail sentence in a San Jose courtroom.

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News of the World, Australian Papers, IGN Weigh On News Corp. Earnings

News Corp., which owns this Web site, posted revenue of $8.14 billion and adjusted earnings of $0.43 per share; the Street was looking for $8.16 billion and $0.38 per share. The media conglomerate took a $67 million charge on costs associated with its News of the World scandal, and another $152 million charge for “restructuring and impairment charges” related to its Australian newspaper unit and the IGN games unit it is preparing to sell.

Viral Video: Pattinson and a Very Different Stewart Share a Ben & Jerry’s Moment

Awkweird, but Twihards love it.