Today, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc., which pits the old-school broadcast television networks against Aereo, a service backed by Barry Diller that allows viewers watch and record those networks through their computers.
A look the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for April 18 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications. Deals and money plays Silicon Valley…Book casualty:Show More Summary
The bright future of television is in danger — and shockingly it’s the big TV networks that are wielding the ax. At least that’s the argument coming from media mogul Barry Diller.
In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, IAC Interactive CEO Chairman Barry Diller admitted that while the concept of buying and reviving Newsweek was “lovely,” even a “village idiot” could have seen that it wouldn’t work: The Newsweek mistake was mine, solely. By that I mean that the concept that was presented at the time was superficially […]
The billionaire says the Obama Administration is aligning itself "against competition, choice and the consumer" by supporting TV broadcasters aiming to kill Aereo
IAC chairman Barry Diller blasted broadcasters in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal today, saying they threaten the future of innovation on the Internet if they win their Supreme Court case against live TV streaming startup Aereo. Aereo is a service in a handful of U.S. Show More Summary
With just days to go before they meet their Aereo foes face-to-face at the Supreme Court, the broadcasters this week took one last swipe at what they claim is the “blatant and unapologetic copyright infringement” by the Barry Diller-backed streaming service. Show More Summary
Managing Partners, CAA, 53/55They have the biggest clients in Hollywood — including Clooney, Madonna, Kidman, and Oprah — so of course their power is immense. Lourd also serves as director of Barry Diller’s IAC, which oversees a huge portfolio of websites (including some that dictate your dating life). Show More Summary
Mobile-dating site Tinder Inc. is taking off so fast that it's now worth almost as much as its majority owner, Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp. IAC recently bought another 10% of Tinder from... To view the full story, click the title link.
IAC/InterActiveCorp Chief Barry Diller says Aereo may have to shut down if the Supreme Court rules in broadcasters' favor.
It's win or go home for Aereo. "[Aereo] probably will not be able to continue," key Aereo investor Barry Diller told Bloomberg TV about the company's Supreme Court case. He added that there might be some salvageable material. There isn't a plan B. Read More
Win or go home. That's the situation Aereo faces in an upcoming court case according to Barry Diller, the media mogul whose company IAC backs the streaming television startup. See also: Aereo Makes Cutting the Cord Even Easier, And Cheaper "If...Show More Summary
IAC chairman Barry Diller says he “can’t see any path forward” for Aereo in the event the Supreme Court rules against the service. “If we lose, we’re finished,” Diller told Bloomberg TV’s Erik Schatzker. “It’s very possible that there’s some salvage. Show More Summary
As Aereo, the television startup he backed, heads to the Supreme Court, the IAC chairman explains which other media companies he'd bet on. Later this month, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case against Aereo, the upstart TV-over-the-Internet company backed by Barry Diller. Show More Summary
Chris Grant and Drew Buckley open up about the "next generation" studio's ratings misfires, reality TV woes and the show they wish were theirs. read more
The court is to hear arguments over the legality of the streaming service on April 22. Mr. Diller, an investor, says losing the case could stifle innovation.
Should Aereo lose its impending U.S. Supreme Court case, backer Barry Diller believes it’ll be game over for the upstart distributor. Speaking to anchor Erik Schatzker during an appearance on Bloomberg Television’s Market Makers, the...Show More Summary
As Aereo gets ready to go before the Supreme Court in the biggest TV-related case in a decade, its biggest investor made clear it's all or nothing.
The IAC chief, one of Aereo’s top backers, told Bloomberg Television’s Market Makers that it’s”very possible that there’s some salvage. But Aereo would probably, as I say probably just because I can’t — I can’t see any path forward. It probably would not be able to continue in business.”And if the justices side with Aereo? ”We compete. Show More Summary
The company plans to announce on Tuesday that it has raised $6.5 million in financing in a round led by the Internet conglomerate IAC. Barry Diller's, IAC's chairman, will join LiveSafe's board.