Google and Barry Diller’s IAC At Odds Over Chrome Extensions

Google and IAC are at odds over what Google calls misleading marketing practices, putting a lucrative deal at stake.

Barry Diller: TikTok Deal Is A Crock

Barry Diller, Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia Group, says the entire TikTok deal is a crock.

You’ve Got To Bail Everyone Out, Says Barry Diller

You’ve got to bail everyone out says Expedia and IAC Chairman Barry Diller. The damage that is being done every day is enormous. Everybody needs to be bailed out of this one-time thing and we’ll worry about paying the bills later.

Barry Diller: I See the Landscape As Cataclysmic

Expedia and IAC Chairman Barry Diller said that the economic and business landscape caused by the coronavirus and the political actions to fight it have been cataclysmic. Diller does not see a return to normal anytime soon. He believes that people will first have get over being scared and that won’t be easy.

Expedia Cuts Ad Spend From $5 Billion To $1 Billion

But as far as advertising is concerned at Expedia, for instance, we spend $5 billion a year in advertising. We won’t spend $1 billion dollars in advertising probably this year. You just rip that across everything and there you are.

All of Broadcasting Is In Danger From Streaming, Says Barry Diller

“It’s all of broadcasting that’s in danger because of what’s happened with streaming and with other services in that the only people who are willing to watch commercials are people that can’t afford to buy the goods being sold,” says media mogul Barry Diller. “That’s an existential long-term issue.”

Barry Diller on the Internet Revolution: Really Young, Truly Radical, Very Troubled

Internet pioneer Barry Diller says that the Internet revolution is still really young. He also says that this truly radical revolution is right now a very troubled revolution.

Whoopi Goldberg Among Legion of Celebrities Mourning Joan Rivers at Funeral

There wasn’t the reported red carpet outside New York’s Temple Emanu-El Sunday for the arrival of mourners Sunday, but Joan Rivers’ funeral was very much the star-studded event the legendary comedienne envisioned. Whoopi Goldberg, who said “Joan made me laugh…

Barry Diller Talks Net Neutrality at SXSW

Barry Diller spoke about the various aspects of the media today. We looked at what he had to say about the The Daily Beast/Newsweek deal, The Daily, and the iPad here. Diller also spoke for a bit about net neutrality.…

Barry Diller Talks Daily Beast/Newsweek, The Daily, and the iPad at SXSW

Barry Diller, Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC/InterActiveCorp (and Expedia) spoke at SXSW Interactive today here in Austin about a variety of media-related topics. In response to all of the big valuations we’ve seen lately (Twitter, Groupon, etc.), he said,…