Vimeo Raises $300 Million In Equity, Valued At $5.7 Billion

Vimeo has raised $300 million in equity, raising its valuation to some $5.7 billion as it prepares to become independent.

Vimeo Will Be Spun Off As Independent Company

IAC has announced it will spin Vimeo off as a fully independent, publicly traded company.

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.

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.

Turo Car-Sharing App Gets $250 Million From IAC To Take On Car Rental Industry

“As we continue to grow and invest in our brand more and more people are sharing their vehicles,” says Turo CEO Andre Haddad. “With our app, you can actually share your car so that you can earn money when you’re not using your car. We’re hoping to be in the next few years in the same realm as ride-sharing and home-sharing.”

If It’s a Streaming War We’d Like To Be an Arms Dealer, Says IAC CEO

“If it’s a streaming war we’d like to be an arms dealer,” says IAC CEO Joey Levin. “We want to send the product and services to people who are making video. Everywhere people interact they’re expecting video now. It used to be text, then it was images, and now it’s video.”

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.

Yahoo Has Interest From Verizon, IAC/InterActive, News Corp, Time [Report]

As previously reported, Yahoo is said to be having meetings this week about the possibility of selling off its core business and/or getting more out of its stake in Alibaba Group Holding. The Wall Street Journal reported late on Tuesday…