News Corp kicks off $60m tech refresh

News Corporation will spend $60 million on sprucing up its IT systems in a project codenamed Project Streamline.

in brief News Corporation will spend $60 million on sprucing up its IT systems in a project codenamed Project Streamline.

The media organisation will use the cash to upgrade its editorial technology to a single publishing and content management system, according to The Australian.

News Corp will ascend to the Methode system already in use by The Wall Street Journal.

CEO Kim Williams informed staff of the new upgrades via email, saying that the new system would give News Corp a new "create once, publish many" capability.