NY Times to slash 100 newsroom jobs in streamlining

The New York Times said Wednesday it plans to cut 100 newsroom jobs in the latest move by the prestigious daily to adapt to industry upheaval.

New breakthrough brings quantum computer closer to reality

Researchers have made an important advancement towards a quantum computer by shrinking down key components and integrating them onto a silicon microchip.

International Herald Tribune changes name to International New York Times

The International Herald Tribune has officially changed its name to the International New York Times.

Lawmakers grill BBC bosses over payoff row

The former director of the BBC has defended his tenure in front of lawmakers probing a row over oversized executive payoffs.

Mark Thompson set to take over at NYT despite BBC scandal

The New York Times has said former BBC director general Mark Thompson will take over as chief executive as planned on Monday.

Ex-BBC boss`s suitability as NYT’s CEO questioned after Savile sex scandal

Joe Nocera, who has been a columnist at the NYT since 2005, also accused Thompson of being wilfully ignorant about the Savile sexual abuse scandal.

Entwistle is new BBC director-general

George Entwistle, who joined the BBC in 1989 as a broadcast trainee, has been appointed the next Director-General of the corporation, succeeding Mark Thompson, it was announced Wednesday.