James Murdoch will return as the chairman of Sky four years after a high-profile hacking scandal drove him out of the European pay-television company. Photo: Bloomberg

James Murdoch will return as the chairman of Sky four years after a high-profile hacking scandal drove him out of the European pay-television company,(...)

Attendees visit the The Oculus Gear VR Theater with 4D during the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Photograph: Patrick T  Fallon/Bloomberg

In the past few days I’ve repaired a robot, driven a Rover across Mars and zapped objects with a laser gun. And I did it all while mostly standing aro(...)

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings giving a keynote address at the CES 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: AFP Photo

Video streaming company Netflix yesterday launched its services in 130 countries, covering almost the entire globe except China, as part of efforts to(...)

Late former Motorhead drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. File photograph: Getty Images

Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor, the former drummer with British rock band Motorhead, has died. The 61-year-old played with the heavy metal group from 1(...)

A Halloween date with Houdini
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  • October 17, 2015, 01:14

Are you interested in finding out once and for all whether there is life after death? And would like to commune with someone who has been dead for 89 (...)

Rupert Murdoch is preparing to step down as chief executive officer of 21st Century Fox Inc. and hand the CEO title to his son James.

Rupert Murdoch is preparing to step down as chief executive officer of 21st Century Fox Inc. and hand the title to his son James, according to sources(...)

Bjarke Ingels’ design for Two World Trade Center

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox and News Corp have chosen a Danish architect to build their US headquarters at the World Trade Center site in Manhat(...)

News Corp, the newspaper publisher controlled by billionaire Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts’ estimates after print advertising continued to fall and currency swings ate into revenue. (Photograph: Keith Bedford/Reuters)

News Corp, the newspaper publisher controlled by billionaire Rupert Murdoch, reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts’ estimates after print a(...)

Sepp Blatter: the Fifa president has been accused of abdicating his responsibility by failing to debate the future of the game. Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters

The 2022 World Cup final in Qatar will take place on December 18th, Fifa has confirmed, allowing the English domestic programme to potentially resum(...)

Kerry Fox and Mark Rylance  in the sexually explicit mainstream film ‘Intimacy’

The Fifty Shades juggernaut rolled into town recently amid a storm of white-hot hype, only to be met with stinging criticism. Chief among the gripe(...)