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    1. October 29, 2014

      Diane von Furstenberg: ‘The Woman I Wanted To Be’

      The Woman I Wanted To Be, by Diane von Furstenberg, Simon & Schuster, $26/ £20 Diane von Furstenberg’s life combines the...

    2. October 28, 2014

      US regulator plan could unlock internet TV

      Online video services would be guaranteed access to the most popular television shows under new rules proposed by the head...

    1. August 14, 2014

      Diller buys youth social network Ask.fm

      Barry Diller, the US media billionaire, has bolstered his portfolio of internet companies with the acquisition of Ask.fm, a...

    2. July 30, 2014

      Aereo loss offsets growth at IAC dating sites

      IAC felt the sting of the US Supreme Court’s blow to Aereo, taking a $66.6m writedown on the shuttered streaming video...

    3. June 25, 2014

      Supreme Court rules Aereo is illegal

      US television networks including CBS and Fox saw off a serious challenge to their business models on Wednesday when the...

    4. April 21, 2014

      US broadcasters set for court battle with Aereo’s streaming service

      A tiny antenna the size of a dime is provoking one of the largest legal battles in the history of the television business....

    5. September 13, 2013

      Tina Brown leaves journalism in her wake

      For anyone else but Tina Brown, this would have been a humiliating week. The famed magazine editor was in a harsh spotlight,...

    6. Business Blog

      September 12, 2013

      As Tina Brown becomes an impresario of 'theatrical journalism', beware of writing her off

      Tina Brown isn’t quite the power she once was in the New York media world but the famed editor is always worth watching for...

    7. September 12, 2013

      Tina Brown quits Daily Beast website

      Tina Brown, editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast, is to leave the online news outfit to form a new company called Tina Brown...

    8. July 19, 2013

      Sun Valley: the ultimate dress-down showcase

      It’s been almost a week but I am still processing the succession of outfits that appeared on the great and good at the...

    9. May 13, 2013

      US television: sofa so good

      It makes one feel culturally and digitally up-to-date to think that cable and the internet will kill broadcast TV. The issue...

    10. April 10, 2013

      Television set for a revolution

      Never underestimate the power of a large group of committed couch potatoes. About 90 per cent of Americans pay for...

    11. April 8, 2013

      News Corp hits back in Aereo fight

      Chase Carey, chief operating officer of News Corp, threatened to pull the media group’s free Fox television network from the...

    12. December 11, 2012

      AIG climbs on sale of government stake

      AIG shares led strong gains on Wall Street as the US Treasury prepared to sell its remaining stake in the insurance group,...

    13. December 11, 2012

      Liberty takes control of TripAdvisor

      John Malone’s Liberty Interactive has taken voting control of TripAdvisor, the online travel group, from fellow media mogul...

    14. October 9, 2012

      Hollywood news queen Finke adds Variety

      Nikki Finke, Hollywood’s reigning queen of entertainment news, has upset the established hierarchy with her scoops on her...

    15. May 27, 2012

      US court to rule on start-up Aereo

      A Barry Diller-backed digital video start-up will learn this week whether its $25m gamble stands a chance of upending the...

    16. April 27, 2012

      The view from the top

      Diane von Furstenberg – designer, women’s rights activist, icon – has a life that lends itself to metaphor. This she knows....

    17. April 15, 2012

      Goodwin departs Jefferies to set up bank

      Jonnie Goodwin, one of London’s best-connected media dealmakers, has left US investment bank Jefferies, to set up Lepe...

    18. February 5, 2012

      A lawyer finds his perfect match

      Greg Blatt is talking fast and loud. So loud that, after a while, your ears begin to hurt. It is as if he’s at a sports...

    19. January 6, 2012

      Notes of extravagance

      “Are the flowers real?” I ask, my senses assaulted by banks of what seems like hundreds of peonies and irises, sticks of...

    20. November 15, 2011

      43. Mindy Grossman

      Company: HSN Last year’s position: 43 Age: 54 Nationality: American Sector: General retailing Location: US When Barry...

    21. September 26, 2011

      Chelsea Clinton joins the board of IAC

      Chelsea Clinton, daughter of the former US president, has joined the board of IAC, the digital media conglomerate, according...

    22. July 29, 2011

      Sea monsters

      The other Kate’s wedding this summer was – of course – Moss’s. And without such intense media scrutiny as her namesake or...

    23. July 15, 2011

      Buccaneer’s touch deserts Murdoch

      Barry Diller, the media mogul who formerly ran the Fox film studio for Rupert Murdoch, describes his former boss as being at...

    24. July 6, 2011

      Tech groups put media in shade at Sun Valley

      The runway at the airport is crowded with private jets and security at the ski lodge is tight. These are the signs that the...

    25. FT Alphaville

      December 3, 2010

      IAC's Diller, Liberty's Malone, split

      Barry Diller is to step down as chief executive of online media group IAC, disentangling his often fraught 17-year...

    26. December 2, 2010

      IAC chief strikes deal with Liberty

      Barry Diller is stepping down as chief executive of IAC after striking a deal to disentangle his sometimes difficult 17-year...

    27. FT Tech Hub

      November 15, 2010

      Putting Google answers first

      Google has never been shy about the fact that it automatically puts results from some of its own services at the top of...

    28. November 12, 2010

      Tina Brown to tackle Newsweek revival

      Tina Brown, the former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker who launched The Daily Beast website in 2008, has taken on...

    29. FT Alphaville

      November 12, 2010

      Newsweek, Daily Beast, to merge

      Newsweek magazine and news commentary website The Daily Beast have agreed to a merger that will make Daily Beast co-founder...

    30. September 29, 2010

      Diller departure exposes Live Nation board rift

      Barry Diller, head of media conglomerate IAC, is to step down as chairman of the board of music promoter Live Nation. The...

    31. September 22, 2010

      Unappetising truths about à la carte media grazing

      Barry Diller minted a new phrase on Tuesday when he told a Goldman Sachs media conference in New York that “the à la...

    32. August 28, 2010

      Google faces probe over bid for ITA

      Google faces the first in-depth antitrust investigation into a core aspect of its search service, following the announcement...

    33. August 9, 2010

      The great billionaire giveaway

      Peer pressure: Bill Gates thinks business people helps make charity more efficient The cold call asking you to pledge money...

    34. August 6, 2010

      Bountiful billions

      Wealth has its responsibilities, say Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, two of the world’s richest men. They have just persuaded...

    35. August 5, 2010

      US rich pledge half of fortunes to charity

      More than 30 US billionaires have pledged to give at least half of their fortunes to charity as part of a campaign...

    36. July 15, 2010

      Google should be watched carefully

      Google is an innovative company that has produced many benefits for consumers with its free search technology. In turn, it...

    37. July 13, 2010

      Net neutrality comes back to haunt Google

      Google has become the main advocate in Washington for a set of regulations to prevent internet service providers favouring...

    38. FT Alphaville

      July 12, 2010

      Expedia head attacks Google travel plans

      Google’s use of its search engine to support its expansion into new internet services gives it an unfair advantage and puts...

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