Portal Watch: Murdoch's hand on the wheel

Zillow-Trulia deal said to be nearing approval, a future portal battleground in China?

If there’s any doubt that Rupert Murdoch, chairman of realtor.com’s new overseer, News Corp., would be personally involved in the brewing portal war with Zillow, we got our answer. When news broke that ListHub, a subsidiary of realtor.com operator Move Inc., is set to cut off the feed of hundreds of thousands of listings it currently sends to Zillow, Murdoch was at Move’s headquarters in San Jose, California.