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  • Barry Diller Defends Aereo     Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    IAC Chairman Barry Diller invested in Internet-TV service Aereo. He gives a rare interview, defending Aereo's launch in the midst of lawsuits, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Barry Diller Defends Aereo Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 5:12 PM ET
    Barry Diller

    Controversial Internet TV service Aereo launches in Beta in New York City today. Lawsuits from all the major broadcasters, trying to stop the service, hasn’t halted Aereo’s plan to roll out one market at a time, changing the way people watch TV. Aereo filed a countersuit against the networks Monday.

  • Barry Diller Invests in Aereo     Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 10:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story on IAC Chairman Barry Diller investing in a controversial new service to stream broadcast TV content over the internet.

  • Top Execs Who Started at the Bottom Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 | 1:36 PM ET
    The American Dream. We all know it well—the ability to set out with few prospects and little experience and work our way up the corporate ladder, one rung at a time. It’s the prospect of starting from the ground up and pulling ourselves up by our own bootstraps in the hopes of one day achieving tremendous success. Perhaps “60 Minutes” creator Don Hewitt comes to mind when you think of the great men and women of our time who have accomplished just that. There are plenty more, however, who started

    Click for a glimpse of some of America's top executives who started out sorting mail and making copies.

  • Can Ticketmaster’s Builder Now Unseat It? Sunday, 12 Jun 2011 | 10:39 AM ET
    Concert

    Fred Rosen, the godfather of the $18-billion-a-year tickets business, is on a new mission to change it, the New York Times reports.

  • IAC Interactive Shares Leap after Company Split Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 12:40 PM ET

    Shares in IAC InterActive, run by media veteran Barry Diller, rose more than 9 percent Thursday after the company was divided into four publicly traded entities and IAC announced a one-for-two reverse stock split.

  • IAC, Liberty Media Resolve Dispute Over Spinoffs Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 5:08 PM ET
    Barry Diller

    Liberty Media and IAC/InterActiveCorp resolved their legal dispute over IAC's proposed restructuring, paving the way for a spinoff of four IAC units

  • Barry Diller's New Thorns: Bono & Live Nation Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 12:26 PM ET
    Barry Diller

    Late Friday, a Delaware judge ruled in favor of IAC/InterActiveCorp Chief Executive Barry Diller over Liberty Media's John Malone, in their battle over who controls IAC. But it's no guarantee of what happens next...

  • Court Rules in Favor of Diller in IAC Case Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | 5:52 PM ET
    Barry Diller

    A Delaware court ruled in favor of IAC/InterActiveCorp chief Barry Diller on Friday in a legal dispute with controlling shareholder Liberty Media, paving the way for him to proceed with a proposed spin-off of four company units.

  • InterActive/Liberty Ruling To Come By End Of March Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 3:28 PM ET

    Within the next two weeks either InterActive Corp CEO Barry Diller or Liberty Media Corp chief will be celebrating a legal victory in their ongoing battle with each other. Today the Delaware Chancery Court judge hearing the trial said that before March 28 he'd rule on whether Barry Diller's proposed breakup of IAC into five independent companies violated his contract...

  • Diller And Malone: A True Clash Of Media Titans Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 4:46 PM ET
    John Malone

    John Malone, Chairman of Liberty Media and Barry Diller, Chariman and CEO of Interactive Corp are both powerful billionaires who are used to getting their way. They've been close business partners until just recently. Now Malone is trying to get Diller ousted from his very own company.

  • Fake Jane On IAC/Interactive Corp Bruhaha Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    Fake Jane was complaining to Fake Mary Thompson about the usual things--men, job, life, looks, age, money, collagen. Fake Mary ("FM") decided to lighten things up and told Fake Jane to stop acting like a self-loathing diva.

  • Barry Diller's InterActiveCorp Disappoints Wall Street Wednesday, 1 Aug 2007 | 9:58 AM ET
    Barry Diller

    IAC/InterActive Corp reported its second quarter earnings today and net income was up 78%, but Wall Street wasn't impressed -- the jump was thanks solely to divestiture and lower acquisition costs. Looking only at continuing operations (excluding stock compensation and those divestiture costs), the quarter's earnings were 31 cents, a penny less than the year-ago quarter, and two cents less than the analyst consensus. Revenues grew six percent, less than analysts expected.

  • Expedia Shares Fall as Company Slashes Buyback Plan Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | 2:21 PM ET

    Expedia, the online travel agency controlled by Barry Diller, said it is cutting its plan to buy back its own shares by almost 80 percent, blaming a lack of attractive financing available in credit markets.