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  • Biz Stone on Twitter Revenue Friday, 24 Jul 2009 | 11:05 AM ET
    Twitter

    Twitter is the talk of the Fortune Brainstorm conference. Everyone agrees it's a hot, powerful, popular new tool. But there's zero consensus about its profit potential.

  • Options Traders Bet Big on Internet Ads Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | 2:05 PM ET

    Online ad company ValueClick is burning bright with call activity today, as a new report shows that Internet advertising grew 10.6 percent to $23.4 billion last year.

  • Ticketmaster Has $1 Billion Loss on Accounting Charge Thursday, 19 Mar 2009 | 6:02 PM ET

    Ticketmaster Entertainment is infamous for its ticketing charges. Now it's suffering from a $1.1 billion charge — a goodwill write-down on the decline in its stock. The stock is trading around $4, less than a quarter of its price when it spun off from Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp in August.

  • Recession Is An Opportunity for Online Retailers Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 3:12 PM ET

    Like addicts trying to avoid their vice, formerly free-spending consumers are trying to save money by avoiding stores all together. But what happens when they really need to buy something? They go online, according to Shoebuy.com CEO Scott Savitz.

  • Thanks for Search Ads Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | 10:39 AM ET
    Google Search

    In this economic environment even the hot online advertising market is showing declining growth. I just got the latest search share statistics from Nielsen that show that Google has a lot to be grateful for. In October Google did 8.1 percent more searches than it did in the year-ago period.

  • Oil Surge Weighs On Stocks Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 8:49 PM ET

    The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday as surging oil prices drove up energy shares, though fresh fears of more credit losses on Wall Street kept gains modest.

  • IAC/InterActiveCorp Breakup: Finally! Thursday, 21 Aug 2008 | 12:43 PM ET
    IAC

    It's been nearly a year since IAC/InterActiveCorp CEO Barry Diller announced his intention to split up the company into five pieces. It hasn't been an easy process. But it is happening, and the spinoff of four additional publicly traded companies is complete on Thursday.

  • 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.

  • Google's Team Opens Up in Sun Valley Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | 12:37 AM ET
    Google CEO Eric Schmidt, top, and co-founders Sergey Brin, left, and Larry Page are seen at company headquarters in Mountain View, CA.

    Google CEO Eric Schmidt, along with co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin sat down to talk to journalists at the Allen and Co. conference in Sun Valley for an hour and fifteen minute no-holds barred question and answer session.

  • Sun Valley Style Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | 11:08 AM ET

    When media moguls and tech startup CEOs gather for casual, culture-clashing sessions in Sun Valley, I can't help but marvel at the remarkable mix of styles. There's nothing like catching a CEO who feels safe in his pin stripes awkwardly sporting bermuda shorts.

  • Sun Valley Buzz Thursday, 10 Jul 2008 | 8:53 AM ET

    The tech titans and media moguls schmoozed and chatted through the first full day of meetings at the Allen + Co. Conference. It was a quiet day in terms of deal buzz; perhaps largely because the Yahoo folks haven't arrived yet.

  • Scripps Too Finds Breaking Up Is Easy To Do In Cable Friday, 13 Jun 2008 | 2:35 PM ET

    The SEC just approved the plan to split the company's fast and slow growing divisions. A common strategy in this media landscape where old media seems slow and archaic compared to dynamic web-fueled growth.

  • NBC Universal, Blackstone Bid for Weather Channel Friday, 30 May 2008 | 4:34 AM ET

    A consortium including NBC Universal and Blackstone Group bidding for the Weather Channel is offering about $1.8 billion in equity for their bid, or roughly half the total offer, a source familiar with the matter said.

  • Diller Refutes Expedia Rumors, Blames Speculators Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | 4:44 PM ET
    IAC

    Expedia Chairman Barry Diller dismissed newly resurfaced rumors that the online travel site would be taken private and blamed speculators for trying to make a quick buck.

  • Google's Good News Bad for Microsoft, Yahoo Thursday, 22 May 2008 | 3:20 PM ET
    Google Headquarters

    At a time when Microsoft and Yahoo publicly stumble about, trying to come up with some way to take on Google's search juggernaut, we now get more market research data showing Google continues to gobble up market share. And it's the kind of news that neither Microsoft nor Yahoo can afford to hear.

  • 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

  • Google Earnings May Give Yahoo Leverage Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | 12:19 PM ET
    Yahoo!'s headquarters in California.

    An earnings windfall for Google should benefit rival Yahoo in buyout talks with Microsoft, as investors view the results as proof of a robust online advertising market.

  • Warren Buffett ranks number one on Directorship magazine's new list of the most admired board directors. Its Annual Survey of Exceptional Directors is compiled using "data from proxy firms, reader polls and governance experts."

  • Stocks End on High Note But Quarter Is Sour Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 5:17 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday, led by financials, as the market looked for insight into the second quarter and braced for closing its worst quarter in 5 1/2 years.

  • Financials Lead Rebound; Merck Skids Monday, 31 Mar 2008 | 2:16 PM ET

    Stocks advanced Monday, led by financials, as the market looked for insight into the second quarter and braced for closing its worst quarter in 5 1/2 years.