News Corp. Director Perkins Says He’s Leaving Company at 79 Because of Age

News Corp. (NWSA) director Tom Perkins said he’s resigning from the board because of his age.

Perkins, 79, said in an interview today that he started to discuss his stepping down several months ago.

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