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Topic: IAC

Anonymous Apps Try to Curb Bad Behavior Ask.fm is investing millions to ensure a safe user experience

Ask.com was well aware of the controversy surrounding anonymous app Ask.fm before purchasing it last month, according to its CEO Doug Leeds. Here, the exec, who now also oversees Ask.fm,…

September 15, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

Is IAC, Owner of Tinder and Match, Ready to Dump Dating Sites? Investors worry as free, niche services flood marketplace

Despite pressure from investors to sell off the company's dating sites and hookup apps, executives at IAC’s The Match Group remain committed to the market, reports The New York Times. Investors'…

September 15, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

Rescue Campaign Puts 10 Abandoned Dogs on Tinder, Gets 2,700 Matches in a Week Creative idea from BBH interns

Turns out, you can find puppy love on a dating app. Literal puppy love is on offer through Tinder thanks to a New York animal shelter and marketing interns at…

August 4, 2014, 3:38 PM EDT

Diller: Aereo Is ‘Finished’ If It Loses Supreme Court Battle Should it prevail, the company will expand to top U.S. markets

Should Aereo lose its impending U.S. Supreme Court case, backer Barry Diller believes it’ll be game over for the upstart distributor. Speaking to anchor Erik Schatzker during an appearance on Bloomberg…

April 2, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

Former FCC Chairman Goes Wall Street After public service, time to cash in

Former Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski has landed himself a lucrative new gig in private equity. In his new position as managing director and partner for The Carlyle Group’s…

January 6, 2014, 10:34 AM EST

Layoffs Hit The Daily Beast About two dozen employees get the axe

The Daily Beast may be spared from shuttering for at least another year, but it will continue to operate with a staff that's about two dozen employees lighter, according to…

October 8, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

The Daily Beast Has a Post-Tina Brown Future—For Now Parent company IAC Approves 2014 budget

The Daily Beast will live to see another year—but beyond that is anyone's guess. "The Daily Beast is not for sale and is not closing," interim CEO Rhona Murphy said in…

September 20, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT

Tina Brown Leaving The Daily Beast to Start Her Own Company [Updated] New venture to be called Tina Brown Live Media

Tina Brown's days at The Daily Beast are numbered. The seasoned editor will leave the company in January, after her contract ends, to start an eponymous enterprise called Tina Brown Live Media,…

September 11, 2013, 3:58 PM EDT

Newsweek Daily Beast CEO Baba Shetty Resigns Digital First Media reportedly interested in buying news mag

Baba Shetty, the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. CEO, is leaving the company ahead of Newsweek's planned sale, Tina Brown announced today in a company-wide memo. Shetty, who was the chief…

June 5, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT

Report: IAC Seeks Buyer for Newsweek [Updated] Sale would be third in three years

IAC has confirmed reports that it's seeking a buyer for the hobbled newsweekly, which has already been sold twice in the past three years, then ended its U.S. print edition. In…

May 28, 2013, 10:49 PM EDT

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