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IAC Backs Internet-TV Start-Up

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An Internet-TV start-up backed by media veteran Barry Diller could tempt more television viewers to cut the cable cord, but it might be in for a fight from media companies....
IAC Backs Internet-TV Start-Up

Despite Criticism, YouTube Founder Steve Chen And Web Mogul Barry Diller Fund FWD.us

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Amidst widespread criticism, Mark Zuckerberg’s political advocacy group FWD.us gained some momentum today as it announced Steven Chen and Barry Diller have signed on as financial backers. Chen was a co-founder of YouTube, and Diller is the chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp which owns About, Match, Newsweek, and Vimeo. Diller and Chen,...
Despite Criticism, YouTube Founder Steve Chen And Web Mogul Barry Diller Fund FWD.us

This Heroic Startup (And Barry Diller) Are Standing Up To Your Goliath Cable Company

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"HOW many people here love their cable company?" Chet Kanojia, the boss of Aereo, an internet TV start-up, posed that question to an audience recently. Only one man raised his hand--and he worked for one. Mr Kanojia started Aereo in 2012 to capitalise on people's hatred of high cable bills....
This Heroic Startup (And Barry Diller) Are Standing Up To Your Goliath Cable Company

TV Service Providers Held Talks With Aereo

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Aereo Inc., the Web television startup backed by media mogul Barry Diller, has discussed partnerships with major pay-TV distributors and Internet service providers, including AT&T and Dish Network Corp., as it looks to roll out its fledgling service to more markets, people familiar with the matter say. Aereo, which streams...
TV Service Providers Held Talks With Aereo

Diller To Networks: Get Radio Shack To Pay Retrans & Aereo Will Too

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Barry Diller’s latest investment in media disruption hasn’t even launched yet and it’s already in court. That’s part of the appeal of Aereo for Diller, chairman of IAC (NSDQ: IACI), who gleefully admits: “One of the reasons I love it is it’s going to be a great fight.” In...
Diller To Networks: Get Radio Shack To Pay Retrans & Aereo Will Too

Barry Diller-Backed, Disruptive Internet TV Startup Aereo Coming To A City Near You

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Fresh off of one surprising legal victory, Chet Kanojia, CEO of the controversial Internet TV startup Aereo, is launching another pre-emptive court challenge to have his service declared legal. Aereo is revving up its ambitions. The Internet TV company, which allows users to stream and record over-the-air television on...
Barry Diller-Backed, Disruptive Internet TV Startup Aereo Coming To A City Near You

Liberty Buys Control of TripAdvisor

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John Malone's Liberty Interactive is buying most of Barry Diller's stake in TripAdvisor for about $300 million, giving Liberty control of the travel website....
Liberty Buys Control of TripAdvisor

Daily Beast To Cut Editorial Staff

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Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Newsweek/Daily Beast Co., the news company owned by Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, is cutting editorial jobs today as it turns Newsweek from a print magazine into an online-only publication. Tina Brown, editor-in-chief and founder of the company, announced plans in October to cease publication of Newsweek by...
Daily Beast To Cut Editorial Staff

TV Broadcasters Sue Alki David's TV Streaming Service Once Again, To Establish More Bad Precedents

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For many years we've pointed out that the self-promoting Alki David seems to get engaged in a variety of ridiculous lawsuits partly as a publicity stunt to build up his own brand. Nearly everything he does seems to be focused on the publicity value of it -- such as renaming...
TV Broadcasters Sue Alki David's TV Streaming Service Once Again, To Establish More Bad Precedents

Tim Cook tops Out magazine's Power 50 list for third straight year

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Newcomers to influential list include drag queen RuPaul and statistician Nate Silver but no public figure outed for the first timeAs US senators race to announce their support for gay marriage, and public support for gay couples to wed increases, perhaps it's not surprising that Out magazine couldn't find a...
Tim Cook tops Out magazine's Power 50 list for third straight year

Aereo is leaving the courts dazed and confused

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Aereo wants to revolutionize web TV by making it easy to stream and record basic TV. Question is, will the major broadcasters let it? [cnnmoney-byline src="By Roger Parloff, senior editor"] FORTUNE — An ingenious, Rube Goldberg-style invention called Aereo, backed by Barry Diller’s IAC/Interactive Corp., is posing riddles for a...
Aereo is leaving the courts dazed and confused

Barry Diller: The internet is eating the cable company

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The wall that broadcasters and cable companies have built around their services is not long for this world, according to Barry Diller, chairman of IAC. It’s not clear who will tear it down, and it’s not clear when it will actually happen, but the “centricity” of the video world is...
Barry Diller: The internet is eating the cable company
New York Times completes $300M sale of About.com to IAC

Vimeo Gets a New Boss: AOL, Yahoo Vet Kerry Trainor

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Earlier this year video site Vimeo showed off a new look. Now it has a new CEO: Kerry Trainor, who just left his job overseeing AOL’s entertainment and video properties. Trainor replaces Dae Mellencamp, who has been running the site since 2009. But Vimeo says she’ll stay on as president....
Vimeo Gets a New Boss: AOL, Yahoo Vet Kerry Trainor

Aereo TV is set to expand into 22 more US cities from late spring following $38m funding

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Antenna-supported Web TV service Aereo TV is set to roll out into 22 additional US cities in late spring following a series B round worth $38 million. The announcement was made at the Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications conference at CES. The round is led by IAC and Highland Capital...
Aereo TV is set to expand into 22 more US cities from late spring following $38m funding
Newsweek owners reportedly mulling digital-only options

Streaming service Aereo ready for legal war with TV networks over copyright claims

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Incumbent industries have a history of challenging new technologies that disrupt the established way they do business. AT&T sued to keep everything from the answering machine to the Hush-A-Phone out of the market. Yesterday’s news that all the major TV networks are filing suit against streaming TV service Aereo is...
Streaming service Aereo ready for legal war with TV networks over copyright claims

FWD.us' First Big Call To Action Automatically Phones Your Senator

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Mark Zuckerberg and Joe Green’s controversial political advocacy group FWD.us started getting the public involved today with its new Speak Up campaign that calls you and connects you to your senator to show you support for immigration reform. Until now, the only way people could participate in FWD.us was signing up to...
FWD.us' First Big Call To Action Automatically Phones Your Senator

Barry Diller and Steve Chen Back the ZuckerPAC

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FWD.us, the political action group founded by Mark Zuckerberg, announced Friday that IAC chief Barry Diller and YouTube co-founder Steve Chen are now supporters of the group. FWD.us aims to help spur change in immigration reform with its D.C. lobbying efforts — which recently came under scrutiny and resulted in...
Barry Diller and Steve Chen Back the ZuckerPAC

Barry Diller predicts major Aereo expansion by 2013

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Billionaire in a Bloomberg Television interview that the controversial streaming service is going to ramp up marketing efforts. [Read more]...
Barry Diller predicts major Aereo expansion by 2013
No Cable, No Problem: Where to Watch the Presidential Debates For Free

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, IACI, VZ)

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Good morning!  Here's the news. Come back to SAI later! Buzzfeed is launching a business section with now former Reuters tech and media editor Peter Lauria heading it up. Oliver Samwer is one of the Samwer brothers who made their fortune launching European clones of American tech companies. He's just...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, IACI, VZ)

Does Barry Diller Know Something About The Future Of Newsweek That Tina Brown Doesn't Know?

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Yesterday, many news outlets reported that Newsweek owner Barry Diller had said or implied that Newsweek might kill its print edition this fall and go all digital. This news, not surprisingly, apparently sent the Newsweek newsroom into a panic. And it prompted Newsweek's legendary editor, Tina Brown, to take time...
Does Barry Diller Know Something About The Future Of Newsweek That Tina Brown Doesn't Know?

Fox suing another TV streaming service

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Even as broadcast companies battle streaming service Aereo in court over copyright infringement, other similar services are popping up; and Fox is now suing yet another company that streams its broadcasts to mobile devices. BarryDriller.com, playfully named after Barry Diller, TV mogul and Aereo investor, operates in a manner similar...
Fox suing another TV streaming service
Digital Content: Why You're Doomed To Watch Endless Re-runs

Diller Drills Driller: Barry Diller Sues Not-a-Gay-Porn-Site BarryDriller.com

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(Photo: Barrydriller.com) We somehow doubt that Alki David, the irreverent prankster behind Aereo competitor (and hilariously named) website BarryDriller.com, didn’t see this one coming. Today, news broke that IAC chairman and Aereo board member Barry Diller is suing both Mr. David and BarryDriller.com for using his likeness to falsely advertise...
Diller Drills Driller: Barry Diller Sues Not-a-Gay-Porn-Site BarryDriller.com

Aereo doubles DVR storage to 80 hours

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Aereo, the service that lets people watch TV on their Apple devices, appears intent on thumbing its nose at the broadcasters that are trying to sue it out of existence. Last week, Aereo announced an aggressive new pricing strategy and, today, it told some subscribers they will be able to...
Aereo doubles DVR storage to 80 hours

Aereo Celebrates a Court Victory with Clever Marketing: Free Web TV for an Hour, or a Dollar for a Day

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Fresh off the heels of a court victory, Barry Diller’s Aereo is ramping up its marketing push with a clever new pricing scheme: The TV-on-the-Web service is rolling out new plans that will let users sample the service for free, buy it for a single day, or lock in for...
Aereo Celebrates a Court Victory with Clever Marketing: Free Web TV for an Hour, or a Dollar for a Day

New York Times sells About.com to IAC for $300M

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While we previously heard that Answers.com was a likely buyer for About.com, today the New York Times announced that it has sold the site to Barry Diller’s IAC conglomerate. Release below, refresh for updates. NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 26, 2012– The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) has entered into an...
New York Times sells About.com to IAC for $300M

Here's How Much Money The New York Times Was Losing On About.com (NYT)

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IAC has agreed to buy About.com from the New York Times for $300 million in cash, according to Bloomberg, and no wonder--the encyclopedia site was losing barrowloads of cash. But the sale won't fix NYT's overall digital problems--it's still seeing declining digital revenues, which mostly come from selling ads. NYT...
Here's How Much Money The New York Times Was Losing On About.com (NYT)
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