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  • Diller Sees Aereo in Every Major City If Backed by Court

    Barry Diller plans to expand Aereo Inc.’s streaming-TV service into every major U.S. city if the startup prevails in its fight with broadcasters before the nation’s highest court.

  • Knowles, Boise State, Aereo: Intellectual Property

    Knowles Corp., a maker of hearing- aid components and microphones for smartphones, said a Chinese court barred it from a trial where it’s the defendant in a patent dispute with Apple Inc. supplier Goertek Inc.

  • Lewis-Katsuyama-O’Brien Rumble Just the Beginning: Opening Line

    Tie down a hungry dog and start jabbing it with a stick and you get a sense of what went down on CNBC yesterday afternoon when Bats Exchange President Bill O’Brien faced off with Brad Katsuyama and Michael Lewis over high-frequency trading. O’Brien, apparently operating on the notion that the best defense is a good offense, verbally lunged at Katsuyama at the first moment, accusing the chief executive officer of IEX Group of “trying to build a business on the planks of fear, mistrust and accusation,” telling both of them they should be ashamed, as if they were in a conspiracy of some kind -- and then it got uglier. He hectored, he badgered, he sulked, interrupted and ridiculed. There were insinuations that Lewis had money in IEX, which Lewis denied. (For the record, Lewis is an occasional columnist for Bloomberg, although no one’s really sure what he looks like.) If electronic exchanges

  • CBS May Create Its Own Internet-TV Service to Challenge Aereo

    CBS Corp. would consider creating its own online-streaming television service with other networks if Aereo Inc. is allowed to continue selling broadcast programming over the Internet.

  • Vimeo Starts $10 Million Fund to Lure Filmmakers to Its Platform

    Vimeo LLC, the video-streaming site owned by billionaire Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp, is committing $10 million to a fund to persuade film creators to sell their content through its on-demand movie service.

  • IAC’s Diller Says Decision to Buy Newsweek Was ‘Fool’s Errand’

    Barry Diller, the billionaire chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp, said he regrets buying Newsweek magazine, which he merged with the Daily Beast website in 2010.

  • Vimeo Seen as Diller’s Next Bet as Match Exits IAC Orbit

    With his Match Group on course to become its own company, billionaire Barry Diller is turning his attention to video-streaming site Vimeo LLC to step up growth for his holding firm, IAC/InterActiveCorp.

  • Barry Diller to Pay $480,000 to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit

    Barry Diller agreed to pay $480,000 to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission complaint that he broke antitrust law by purchasing almost a million shares of Coca-Cola Co. without reporting the transactions.

  • Diller Says 35% of U.S. May Eventually Subscribe to Aereo

    Billionaire Barry Diller, the backer of Aereo Inc., said the online-television service may eventually get as much as 35 percent of U.S. households to subscribe if it overcomes legal challenges from broadcasters.

  • Scene Last Night: Kravis, Hathaway at Bryan Lourd Tribute

    New York got its Oscar party early as a star-filled Hollywood supper club took over Alice Tully Hall last night, with prime spots occupied by Madonna, Alibaba executive vice chairman Joe Tsai and Bank of America investment banking vice chairman Cary Thompson.

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