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News update: News Corp, Reprieve, Royal Mail, GM, Biomet, ALEC

You’re probably better off with the surname Shipman than Murdoch right now. In the UK, that is. News Corporation‘s software company NDS has been the subject of a BBC1 Panorama investigation regarding the collapse of Sky’s digital TV rival, ONdigital. Incriminating emails and whistelblowers allege that NDS hired a hacker to crack ONdigital’s smart card codes and publicise them online. The eventual collapse of ONdigital paved the way for Sky’s monopoly of digital TV in the UK.