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News Corp Partners with Bank to Sell Videogame/Entertainment Sites

As News Corp prepares to split its entertainment and publishing companies into their own entities, it’s looking to trim some fat. IGN Entertainment, which is a videogame/entertainment website, is part of that process. According to The Wall Street Journal, News Corp. is partnering with Allen & Co. — an investment bank — to sell IGN, after its own efforts failed to come up with a buyer.

Unfortunately for News Corp., IGN is only expected to fetch about $100 million, which is slightly less than the $650 million the company paid for the sites when it bought them in 2005.

Aside from IGN, other sites involved in the sale include AskMen.com, GameSpy.com, TeamXBox.com and VaultNetwork.com.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.