IAC/Interactivecorp is willing to pay $30 million more than Answers.com has agreed to pay for the information site, according to Reuters.
Users can purchase the movies through the Web site and watch them on any compatible device, including smartphones, tablets, game consoles, and connected TVs.
The CBS division, which publishes CNET, has hired the former CEO of Ask.com and acquired his current start-up, Clicker.
The continually troubled digital-media mogul gives up his CEO post, and major shareholder Liberty Media heads for the exit in exchange for $220 million in cash and a big IAC subsidiary.
Yahoo and Electus, the multiplatform content studio headed by former NBC entertainment head Ben Silverman, launches its first original, branded program, "Ready, Set, Dance!"
Julius Genachowski talks with Larry Magid about E-Rate for schools and libraries and also fields questions on Net neutrality.
The 14th annual awards were the usual mix of big-ticket comedians and YouTube stars, except that now it's getting harder to differentiate between the two.
After 111 members of Congress tell FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to back off, new Net neutrality regulations are looking a lot less likely.
The local-business directory is combining its extensive ad network with SEO services from OrangeSoda.
The days are numbered, the IAC/InterActiveCorp CEO says, for the prehistoric notion perpetrated by tech people that we shouldn't pay for content.