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IAC, Liberty Media Heads Skeptical Of Twitter, Economy

WSJ | Julia Angwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley, Idaho, media fest got off to a gloomy start Wednesday, with downbeat panel discussions on the economy (getting worse) and th...

China's Digital Green Dam: The Party Capitulates

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The vast majority of Chinese believe an empowered central government guarantees individual and national gain. But this is a clear case of an evolving relationship between rulers and ruled.

Rushmore Drive, Search Engine Aimed At Black Community, Closing

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — IAC/InterActiveCorp will shut down the year-old RushmoreDrive, a search engine geared toward the black community. Spokeswoman Stacy ...

IAC Shares Surge Despite $28M Loss

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The recession took a bite out of IAC/InterActiveCorp in the first quarter, as revenue fell 22 percent in the Internet company's media...

Barry Diller And John Malone Make Up

AP | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Media moguls Barry Diller and John Malone have settled their differences over the breakup of Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, paving the...

Barry Diller Snubbed By Bono

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Now that Barry Diller has won his court case against John Malone, he's free to break up IAC (IACI) into 5 pieces. The problem: Convincing investors th...

Diller Allowed To Proceed With IAC Breakup

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In the battle of the billionaire media moguls, the protégé won. A Delaware Chancery Court judge ruled Friday that Barry Diller could go forward wit...

IAC Case To Be Decided In March

Reuters | Michele Gershberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A court ruling on whether IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI.O) chief Barry Diller breached his proxy agreement with controlling shareholder Liberty Media Corp...

Diller's "Delicate Psyche" Has Its Day In Court

New York Post | Peter Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Barry Diller personally took it on the chin again from Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei in court yesterday - but it was Liberty's case that took the hard...

Media Mogul Smackdown: Diller, Malone Head To Court

Reuters | Michele Gershberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As a legal battle between Barry Diller and John Malone heads to court on Monday, the biggest surprise may just be that two of the media industry's lar...

Twilight Of The Media Moguls

BusinessWeek | Johnnie L. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the enemy of my enemy is my friend, as the old chestnut says, then it makes perfect sense that Barry Diller would host a swanky soiree last summer ...

IAC Loses $369.9M on Mortgage Woes

AP | VINNEE TONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp lost $369.9 million in the fourth quarter, on a big writedown at its mortgage referral business, t...

Diller, Malone Tussle Over IAC

NYT Via Yahoo | GERALDINE FABRIKANT, BROOKS BARNES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Like Hollywood stars stuck in a rut, Barry Diller and John C. Malone are always cast in the same contrasting roles. Mr. Diller, 65, lives a razzle-daz...

Malone Sues Diller To Stop IAC Break-Up

AP | Michael Learmonth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

John Malone's Liberty Media sued IAC and chairman Barry Diller (SA 100 #2) to block the planned break-up of the company into five separately-traded pu...

Mogul War

New York Post | PETER LAURIA and PAUL THARP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After weeks of trading jabs in the press and in legal filings, Liberty Media Corp. Chairman John Malone delivered a potential knockout punch late last...

Tech Trends To Watch In 2008

TheStreet.com | Rudy Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fact: Over the last 12 months, TheStreet.com's Internet index of 21 leading technology stocks has risen 16%, significantly outperforming the 4% apprec...

Barry Diller: "I Mean, We're Not Valley Girls"

New York Observer | Doree Shafrir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mr. Diller, whom Forbes magazine estimates is worth $1.5 billion, is a man who is used to getting what he wants. In early November, Mr. Diller, who is...

Ticketmaster Inks Deal For NFL Ticket Resale Website

AP | Alex Veiga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ticketmaster plans to launch a Web site next year where people can resell tickets to pro football games, the latest push by the event ticketing compan...

Barry Diller's IAC Planning To Invest $100M In China

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Media mogul Barry Diller said Friday his Internet conglomerate, IAC/InterActiveCorp, will invest $100 million to expand in China by creating services ...

Diller's IAC To Split Into Five Companies

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

IAC, the wide-ranging e-commerce group headed by mogul Barry Diller, announced plans Monday to split into five separate publicly traded entities to cr...