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  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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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....

  3. 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,...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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,...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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....

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. November 15, 2011

    43. Mindy Grossman

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

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. July 11, 2010

    Diller calls Google travel deal ‘disturbing’

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

  38. February 10, 2010

    Diller plays down speculation over Ask.com disposal

    Barry Diller, chief executive of IAC, yesterday downplayed speculation that Ask.com, the search engine, was up for sale, as...

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