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Barry Diller gets into bidding war for About.com, report says

IAC/Interactivecorp is willing to pay $30 million more than Answers.com has agreed to pay for the information site, according to Reuters.

By August 21, 2012


Vimeo releases six videos for pay-to-view service preview

Users can purchase the movies through the Web site and watch them on any compatible device, including smartphones, tablets, game consoles, and connected TVs.

By November 13, 2012


CBS Interactive hires Jim Lanzone as president

The CBS division, which publishes CNET, has hired the former CEO of Ask.com and acquired his current start-up, Clicker.

By March 4, 2011


IAC shakeup: Diller steps down; Liberty buys out

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.

By December 2, 2010


Online dance program debuts on Yahoo

Yahoo and Electus, the multiplatform content studio headed by former NBC entertainment head Ben Silverman, launches its first original, branded program, "Ready, Set, Dance!"

By September 29, 2010


FCC chair on E-Rate and Net neutrality (podcast)

Julius Genachowski talks with Larry Magid about E-Rate for schools and libraries and also fields questions on Net neutrality.

By September 22, 2010


Webbys highlight convergence of digital culture, comedy

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.

By June 15, 2010


Congress rebukes FCC on Net neutrality rules

After 111 members of Congress tell FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski to back off, new Net neutrality regulations are looking a lot less likely.

By May 24, 2010


Citysearch's new service to better target local ads

The local-business directory is combining its extensive ad network with SEO services from OrangeSoda.

By March 8, 2010


Diller: Humbug on 'Internet is free' mythology

The days are numbered, the IAC/InterActiveCorp CEO says, for the prehistoric notion perpetrated by tech people that we shouldn't pay for content.

By September 30, 2009