Media and Digital

Amazon posts heavy Q3 loss

Intense investment sees online retail giant post quarterly loss of $US427m.

Lachlan Murdoch pans anti-terror laws

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Speech says laws covering jailing of journalists 'ambiguous', could have long-lasting consequences.

Southern Cross may weigh asset sales

Outgoing chairman refuses to ­rule out asset sales after earnings downgrade.

Southern Cross urges media reform

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Chairman Max Moore-Wilton takes a swipe at Abbott government over the lack of action on media ownership laws.

Southern Cross warns on FY15 revenues

Media company says continued ratings challenges dragging down first-half EBITDA, revenues.

Apple earnings jump 13% on iPhone sales

Tech heavyweight clearly surpasses market expectations in third quarter.

Fairfax, Ten in secret merger talks

Fairfax Media has held high-level talks with Network Ten about a billion-dollar merger.

Ten won't be a shoo-in for private equity

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If the consortia rumoured to be gunning for Ten think it will buckle under their advances, they should think again.

Anchorage, Providence eyeing Ten

Anchorage Capital Group reportedly reaching out to Providence about joint bid for embattled network.

Does full service, free-to-air television in Australia have a future?

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The full service model – one that includes news, current affairs, sport and entertainment – of Australian broadcast television is in danger of going the same way as full-service airlines.

Ten on recovery path: McLennan

Media group's boss says Ten has turned a corner, intends to bid for AFL rights.

Ten narrows full-year loss

Network urges federal government to move ahead with its media reform plans, declines to pay dividend.

iProperty selldown complete

Company of Patrick Grove has offloaded 25% of its stake in listed online business iProperty.

REA Group increases stake in Asian firm

Online advertising firm lifts its stake in Asian-based group iProperty.

Costco makes first China play with Alibaba

Online store to sell food, healthcare, Costco private-labelled products.

Nielsen admits TV ratings errors

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Software glitch affected US television viewing measurements dating back to March.

Dalian Wanda plans fund to lure movie business to China

Wang Jianlin continues promoting Oriental Movie Metropolis.

Quadrant PE to sell down stake in APN Outdoor IPO

APN Outdoor set for listed market cap between $425 million and $450 million.

EU probes Amazon tax deals

Regulators consider legality of Luxembourg arrangements, expands investigation beyond Apple, Starbucks.

Shareholders back Corbett exit plan

Investors sent Fairfax stock up 3% amid rumours Roger Corbett would step down as chairman.