Barry Diller, chairman of IAC, which owns Tinder, isn't sweating the sexual harassment suit. "We've been doing an internal investigation that is not yet complete, but so far has not given us any reason to believe that the CEO was engaged in any negative practices." Read more...
After months of debate and speculation, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against internet TV service Aereo in a 6-3 decision, effectively killing the service, at least in its current form. Barry Diller, Aereo’s biggest financial backer and one of its most vocal supporters, said the ruling means “it’s over now” for Aereo and that there’s... Read More
Barry Diller sure must be a forgiving guy. Sean Rad, 27, is sitting pretty as Tinder’s chief executive despite allegedly describing his boss, IAC/InterActiveCorp Chairman Diller, as a d–k and texting a drawing of Diller as such, The Post has learned. Show More Summary
By Carl So Barry Diller’s latest venture, Aereo, has hit a major legal snag: A two-year-long legal battle between the country's biggest broadcasters and a startup called Aereo is about to culminate at the U.S. Supreme Court. The court's...Show More Summary
Aereo's CEO: "Our work is not done." It's hard to see what's left, though.
The Supreme Court has ruled that Aereo's streaming service is illegal —but while execs earlier said there was no Plan B, at least some people at the company appear ready to reconsider, the Atlantic finds. Barry Diller, the year-old service's biggest investor, says "it's over now," but CEO Chet Kanioja...
Those who have read my blog before know that I have criticized Aereo’s business from day one. [See: Barry Diller’s OTT Service Aereo Is Dead On Arrival] Not from the standpoint of whether or not the service was operating legally, but rather with the perspective that when it comes right down to it, Aereo’s service […]
Aereo, the company known for not having a plan B, now has to find one after its loss at the Supreme Court this morning. But none of its options are looking very good. One of its top investors, Barry Diller, told NBC News this morning, “We did try, but it’s over now.” Read More
Barry Diller was clear from the beginning. If streaming-TV company Aereo Inc. loses in court, he told The Wall Street Journal in 2012, "there's no Plan B." Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling against Aereo will most likely mean the end of the insurgent television-streaming company that CEO Chet Kanojia started in 2012—and Mr. Show More Summary
Foes of Aereo wasted no time celebrating their hard fought victory in Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision, which held by a 6-3 ruling that Barry Diller's upstart technology company had violated... To view the full story, click the title link.
"I do believe blocking this technology is a big loss for consumers," the Aereo financial backer told CNBC. read more
The controversial TV streaming service Aereo’s business methods were ruled illegal by the Supreme Court Wednesday morning, dashing the startup’s plans to disrupt the well-entrenched pay-TV industry. That’s particularly bad news for media bigwig Barry Diller, who helped the startup get off the ground when his company IAC led a $20.5 million funding for Aereo…
CNBC’s Becky Quick got the first comments from IAC Chairman and Aereo investor Barry Diller about the Supreme Court ruling against the streaming TV service. Quick caught up with Diller, who is out of the country, on the phone. “I doShow More Summary
Aereo investor Barry Diller is weighing in on the Supreme Court’s Aereo ruling, saying the decision in favor of the broadcasters is “a big loss.” “I do think it’s a big loss for consumers wanting an alternative to the bundle,” he told CNBC’s Becky Quick. Show More Summary
It looks like Aereo's investors are ready to give up after losing their Supreme Court battle. Leading investor Barry Diller had the following to say on the ruling: Aereo investor Barry Diller to CNBC's @BeckyQuick: "We did try, but now...Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that online TV service Aereo Inc, backed by media mogul Barry Diller, violates copyright law by using tiny antennas to provide subscribers with broadcast network content via the Internet.
The US supreme court has ruled that Aereo, the TV streaming service backed by media mogul Barry Diller, is illegal. The justices accepted the argument of the major US broadcasters that Aereo’s service amounts to a violation of copyright law. Aereo captures the over-the-air signals of network broadcasters and streams them to customers via their... Read More
Distrify founder Peter Gerard joins the online video arm of IAC, which is moving into original programming creation. read more
Luke O'Brien, writing for the left-wing Politico, details at great length the story of how The Daily Beast's Tina Brown blew through $100 million of other people's money (Barry Diller's and Sidney Harman's) on what amounted to a Tina Brown vanity project: resurrecting the already-failed Newsweek. Show More Summary
IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI) Q1 2014 Earnings Call April 30, 2014 8:30 am ET Executives Jeffrey W. Kip - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Barry Diller - Chairman, Senior Executive and Member of Executive Committee Grégory R. Show More Summary