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Aereo files for bankruptcy protection

Aereo Inc., the online video streaming service backed by businessman and Television Hall of Fame member Barry Diller, filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday night, five months after an unfavorable Supreme Court ruling.

Thomas Heatherwick Is Designing A $170 Million Park Above The Hudson River

Billionaire Barry Diller and designer Diane von Furstenberg want to turn a sinking pier into a 2.7-acre park and performance space. Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg—the billionaire couple and major funders of the High Line—areShow More Summary

CNBC’s ‘The Next 25? Gala Brings Out Finance Stars

In celebration of the network’s 25th anniversary, last night, CNBC hosted “The Next 25” Gala at Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC. Attendees included: Mickey Drexler, Martha Stewart, Jeffrey Bewkes, Barry Diller, Mellody Hobson and George...Show More Summary

Dating App Tinder Demotes CEO

It was a phone call Sean Rad wasn't expecting to get last month: an FYI from IAC honcho Sam Yagan informing him Barry Diller's company was demoting him as CEO of Tinder, the business he co-founded. A Forbes exclusive today reveals that Rad is indeed out of the top spot...

Correction: Barry Diller Might Be The Kind Of CEO Who Fires You For Stuff Like Drawing His Face On A Penis

Back in July, it emerged via a lawsuit against Tinder chief Sean Rad for sexual harassment of a female executive that Rad had allegedly “described his boss, IAC/InterActiveCorp Chairman Diller, as a d–k and texting a drawing of Diller...Show More Summary

Tinder's CEO is being replaced, and he found out via a phone call

Tinder's founder and CEO Sean Rad is being demoted by the app's owner, IAC, the Internet media conglomerate run by Barry Diller. The news, first reported by Forbes, broke Tuesday morning, though Rad was notified of the demotion lastShow More Summary

Exclusive: Sean Rad Out As Tinder CEO. Inside The Crazy Saga

In creating TInder Sean Rad changed how people mate, and how Wall Street Viewed Barry Diller. Too bad it wasn't enough to save his job.

Trailer: 'Top Five' (Written & Directed by Chris Rock)

TOP FIVE written, directed and starring Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, Kevin Hart with Gabrielle Union, J.B. Smoove, Sheri Shepherd, Tracy Morgan, Jerry Seinfeld and Cedric the Entertainer. Produced by Barry Diller, Kanye West, Shawn Carter and others.

NBCU’s Bonnie Hammer Joins IAC’s Board

"She's a superb businesswoman, programmer and brand builder," states IAC chairman Barry Diller read more

Bonnie Hammer Re-Teams With Mentor Barry Diller On IAC Board

Should a corporate board, which is supposed to hold management accountable, include someone who considers the CEO to be her mentor? Governance experts can debate that after Barry Diller's e-commerce power, IAC, said today that directors elected NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Chairman Bonnie Hammer to the board. Show More Summary

IAC/InterActiveCorp Makes Moves in Online Dating

Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp — owner of Match.com, OkCupid and other sites — has been increasing its presence in the terrain that combines technology and romance in the last 10 years, but the market has become crowded.

Paramount To Distribute Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’

Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom, announced it will distribute writer / director Chris Rock's "TOP FIVE" worldwide. The news comes as the film from producer Scott Rudin, and his IACF partner Barry Diller, earned rave reviews at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Show More Summary

Barry Diller Wants to Save the Web’s Most Controversial Social Network

In purchasing Ask.fm, which is used by 120 million people worldwide, the Internet mogul is betting he can clean up a star-crossed site

The company behind Tinder acquires controversial Q&A site Ask.fm

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

Interactive Corp, better known as IAC, is the digital holding company run by Barry Diller. IAC already owns Ask.com and About.com, so Ask.fm will fit into a suite of online question-and-answer services. British politicians including Prime Minister David Cameron have criticized the site, saying Ask.fm does too little to prevent suicide and police cyberbullying.

An Upstart July: Zillow creates real estate power, Carlos Slim reimagines workweek, and Barry Diller plays dating game

T he stories, deals, moves and more from the upstart economy that made us take notice in July. Upstart moves for July Washington state follows Colorado as it begins to allow certain, licensed stores to sell marijuana legally for recreational, as opposed to medicinal, use. Show More Summary

Barry Diller's IAC Posts Lower Second-Quarter Financials

The company's media unit also saw weaker results amid the closure of the Newsweek print business and sale of its digital business. read more

Princeton Review agrees to be bought by Tutor.com

Tutor.com, owned by Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, agreed to acquire the Princeton Review to bolster its test preparation services. Tutor is buying the company from Charlesbank Capital... To view the full story, click the title link.

Barry Diller’s IAC to Buy the Princeton Review

IAC's tutoring unit, Tutor.com, will run the Princeton Review -- whose test preparation guides are familiar to students studying for the SAT. Terms of the deal with the private equity firm Charlesbank Capital Partners were not disclosed.

The Pipeline: Barry Diller and the dating game, Nordstrom eyes Trunk Club, and some validation for SpaceX

A look at the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for July 15 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications. Deals and money plays Chicago… Is Nordstrom playing...Show More Summary

IAC acquires dating site HowAboutWe

IAC/InterActiveCorp, the Internet holding company controlled by billionaire Barry Diller, acquired the dating and media assets of This Life Inc.'s HowAboutWe service, which suggests things to do on... To view the full story, click the title link.

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