WASHINGTON - Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation Friday announced the planned separation of the $76-billion conglomerate into two distinct publicly traded companies, with one to be renamed 21st Century Fox and the publishing firm to retain the News Corp brand. The split has been formally approved by the Board of Directors. The Company announced appointments to the Boards of Directors of both ...
After locking lips with Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper, his "Silver Linings Playbook" co-star Jennifer Lawrence told him he is a "wet kisser". Cooper didn't take it as a compliment. "After the second take she said, 'You're a wet kisser,'" dailystar.co.uk quoted Cooper as saying. "You don't want to hear that. It was not a compliment,'" he added. The actor also denied dating Lawrence. "I could ...
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has split from her footballer boyfriend Danny Simpson, reports thesun.co.uk. Contostavlos had been dating the Newcastle United defender for six months. But reports that emerged earlier this week indicated that their relationship had hit the rocks. According to friends of the 24-year-old singer and Simpson, 26, the duo decided to end their romance after a ...
Movie stars are no longer attracting moviegoers to theatres with steamy scenes, as film studios pour cold water on the idea that sex sells. But as the number of nude bodies appears to be dropping on cinema screens, TV producers are picking up the slack and titillating viewers in an effort to keep them on plot. A recent market report commissioned by Warner Bros identified that it is females who ...
News Corporation Board has approved the split of its company into two publicly traded entities putting a step forward in separating its entertainment businesses from the publishing division. The board announced the terms of share distribution, named the board of directors for both the firms, and a 500 million dollars stock-buypack program for the new corporation. In a report by Fox News, the ...
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The opening 10 minutes of The Lion King are quite possibly the finest achievement in the entirety of the hand-drawn Disney canon. Set to Hans Zimmers robust orchestrations of Elton Johns now iconic The Circle of Life, which is deeply enriched by a chorus of traditional African chan ... ...
Hollywood actress Amanda Bynes, who was arrested for drug possession, does not need to go to a rehabilitation centre, according to her parents. Her mother Lynn and father Rick want her to seek treatment at a psychiatric hospital instead, reports contactmusic.com. "Amanda has been clearly using drugs, yes, including marijuana, but that is just the symptom. The fact is Amanda suffers from severe ...
Hollywood actress Winona Ryder believes that a woman's choice of dressing, especially footwear, speaks volumes about her personality. "What you wear - and it always starts with your shoes - determines what kind of character you are," femalefirst.co.uk quoted Ryder as saying. "A woman who wears high heels carries herself very different to a girl who wears sneakers or sandals. It really helps ...
Singer Mariah Carey suffered a wardrobe malfunction while chatting with a TV host, but she carried on with the show despite it. During her appearance on the show, she blurted out "my dress just popped", and quickly placed her hands over her chest to cover her bosom, reports thesun.co.uk. Soon, she was helped to zip it back. She checked the label and said: "I love you, Donatella (Versace), but ...
UK singer Myleene Klass has said that sleaze is rife in show business. The 35-year-old pianist told the Mirror that in her opinion, there is not a single person in the entertainment industry who has not come across casting couch. She said that she hears stories all the time and since she's a boss now it happens less to her, but people still say sleazy things to her. Klass said that in this ...
Michael Jackson was called "the freak" by concert comeback bosses, it has been revealed. The late singer's mum Katherine heard how AEG Live's Ted Fikre mocked the star in emails, the Daily star reported. An LA court was told that another boss at the firm, which was organising his world tour, referred to the King Of Pop as "creepy". Months before Jackson's death in June 2009, the exchange ...
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An Indian immigrant is set to become the most accomplished hacker in US as he is being paid for dropping college studies and engaging himself in Silicon Valley's entrepreneurial environment.
Diwank Singh Tomer, 19 has enrolled himself with the Facebook's first investor and the co-founder and former CEO of PayPal, Peter Thiel, who is paying 100,000 dollars to 20 teenagers to launch a business of their own, ABC News reports.
Tomer, who is designing an interactive learning environment with funding from the Thiel Foundation, had dropped out from an Indian University after continuing only for less than a month when the computer science major realized that he can launch a startup to help people learn to code while learning coding basics himself.
Tomer said that he believes that dropping out is an important part of the growing up process, adding that instead of promoting students to ask questions, traditional Indian schools force the students to only appear smart.
The unconventional entrepreneur also said that people learn best when they have access to mentors and the ability to learn in a way that suits them.
The Thiel Foundation mentors the young entrepreneurs during the two year fellowship as they pursue advance studies and practices in everything from robotics to fashion but does not entitle them to join school or get employed during the period without special approval from the foundation. ...
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