The New York Times said on Monday it will end its paid TimesSelect web service and make most of its website available for free in the hopes of attracting more readers and higher advertising revenue. TimesSelect will shut down on Wednesday, two years after the Times launched it, which charges subscribers ,95 a month or ,95 a year.
News Corp said on Wednesday it would buy Dow Jones for ,6-billion after gaining enough support from the family that controls the Wall Street Journal's publisher. The deal helps Rupert Murdoch achieve his decades-long dream of running the financial daily.
IPod owners boast that they can take their music collection with them everywhere they go, but some forget what's lurking in the attic -- their records. Albums are easy to neglect. They are not digital like music files and compact discs, and they're about as portable as a box of rocks.