UPDATE 3-Apple fails to disqualify antitrust monitor in e-books case NEW YORK, May 28- A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's bid to disqualify an antitrust compliance monitor appointed after the technology company was found liable for conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. While saying some allegations against the monitor Michael Bromwich "give pause," the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...
| By: Jonathan Stempel and Nate Raymond
Vox CEO talks Re/code acquisition Vox Media Chairman and CEO Jim Bankoff, discusses acquiring Re/code's parent company Revere Digital, and the draw to technology content.
Tech blog spinoff Re/code is acquired by online media chain Tech news blog Re/code said Tuesday it's been acquired by online publishing company Vox Media, just 18 months after spinning off from its former parent, The Wall Street Journal. In an online statement, Re/code founders Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg said they will continue to operate their site separately but may occasionally collaborate with The Verge.
Source: The Associated Press
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Unprecedented floods hit Houston; 7 states at risk Flash-flood watches and warnings were issued across seven states early Tuesday as an unprecedented downpour of torrential rain triggered flooding in Houston.
Source: NBC News
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Bullseye: Plains states brace for more tornadoes Millions of people in the middle of the country are facing a tornado threat, including some locations recently ravaged by twisters, NBC News reports.
Source: NBC News
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UPDATE 1-News Corp quarterly revenue falls on currency, lower ad sales May 5- News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported a decline in quarterly revenue and profit due to foreign currency changes and a drop in ad sales at its newspapers. At the Wall Street Journal advertising revenue fell 11 percent. Robert Thomson, CEO of News Corp, said in a statement that real estate will "underpin long-term expansion."
| By: Jennifer Saba
News Corp revenue falls marginally May 5- News Corp, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported a marginal fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by the stronger dollar and dwindling advertising sales at its newspapers. Net income attributable to shareholders fell to $23 million, or 4 cents per share, for the third quarter ended March 31, from $48 million, or 8 cents per share, a year earlier.