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Monday | The Paramus Post

Israeli Americans in New York come together for Israel Solidarity Event

With the Jewish State battling against terror in Gaza, the New York chapter of the Israeli American Council yesterday spearheaded a community solidarity event drawing some 1,000 supporters of the Jewish State.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Business Wire

Ahf Iac Press Conf. a 20x20a a "20 Million on Aids Treatment by 2020

The press conference will set the stage for an IAC Satellite Session that evening titled, '20X20: Testing, Linkage, Retention and Funding-20 Million on Treatment by 2020,' from 6:30pm-8:30pm of the ambitious new advocacy initiative, "20 by 20." The goal of '20x20' is to ensure that 20 million people worldwide are on lifesaving antiretroviral ... (more)

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Healthcare, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Non-Profit

Fri Jul 18, 2014

New York Post

Copyright folks bag Aereo backup plan

The Supreme Court's ruling on Aereo has opened up a lot of questions for users about the fate of the service.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Dating Startups Have Suddenly Become Screwed

From Hinge to Grindr to Grouper to JSwipe, there are a lot of dating startups being built.

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Related Topix: Online Dating

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Freshnews

IAC To Audiocast Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call

IAC will audiocast a conference call to discuss its second quarter financial results and certain forward-looking information on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time .

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Related Topix: InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Retail

The Washington Post

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Little Changed Before Yellen Testimony

U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, after the Standard & Poor's 500 Index rebounded from its biggest weekly loss in three months, as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Applied Materials, Startups, Plug Power, Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, CityGrid Media

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Personal Injury Law News

Barry Diller Stands Behind Tinder and Its CEO Amidst Sexual Harassment Allegations

Despite an embarrassing lawsuit from a former co-founder, InterActiveCorp chairman Barry Diller is standing Sean Rad, the CEO of Tinder.

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Related Topix: InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Retail

Bloomberg

IAC Acquires Dating, Media Assets of This Life's HowAboutWe Site

IAC/InterActiveCorp , the online-media company controlled by billionaire Barry Diller , acquired the dating and media assets of This Life Inc.'s HowAboutWe service, which suggests things to do on romantic outings.

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Related Topix: Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Media, ServiceMagic, Shoebuy, Citysearch, CityGrid Media

Forbes.com

IAC Rumored To Be Selling DraftStreet Assets To DraftKings; Antitrust Scrutiny May Follow

In May 2013, the media and Internet conglomerate chaired by Barry Diller - IAC/Interactive Corp - announced that is was taking a substantial stake in the daily fantasy sports website, DraftStreet .

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Related Topix: InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Retail

Sun Jul 13, 2014

New York Post

Moguls kept their distance at Sun Valley

The already exclusive meeting of the moguls was more out of reach than ever this year - prompting some journalists to question whether it's even worth covering anymore.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

Fri Jul 11, 2014

SFGate

14 People Who Got Fired For Tweeting

It's not terribly difficult to imagine some people losing their jobs over inappropriate or contentious use of Facebook , but surely Twitter and its 140-character limit don't pose a danger, right? Justine Sacco, former PR executive for IAC, tweeted a fairly insensitive joke right before boarding an international flight to Africa.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Twitter, Cisco

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Business Journal

It's summer camp for moguls: Who's who at the Allen & Co. conference

Sarah Murdoch, from left, Rupert Murdoch, chairman of News Corp., Lachlan Murdoch, News Corp. board member, and James Murdoch, co-chief operating officer of News Corp. Diane von Furstenberg, chairman and founder of Diane von Furstenberg Studio LP, left, and Barry Diller, chairman and chief executive officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp Tree branches hang ... (more)

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Related Topix: InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Retail

Fri Jul 04, 2014

SFGate

The ugly truth about Tinder and women

Tinder executives Justin Mateen and Sean Rad are cited in the lawsuit from Whitney Wolfe.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Online Dating

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know This Morning

Good morning! We're in for stormy weather on the day before the Fourth of July in New York.

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Related Topix: Weather, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Moving & Shaking: Hallelujah Global Jewish Singing Contest, Zane Buzby honored, Aish L.A. Gala

The Hallelujah Global Jewish Singing Contest had its North American semifinal competition on June 17 at The Mark, an event space in Pico-Robertson.

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Related Topix: Hallelujah!, Entertainment, Television, Los Angeles, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Tarzana, CA, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 01, 2014

New York Post

Tinder CEO described boss Barry Diller as a da "k: lawsuit

Sean Rad, 27, is sitting pretty as Tinder's chief executive despite allegedly describing his boss, IAC/InterActiveCorp Chairman Diller, as a d-k and texting a drawing of Diller as such, The Post has learned.

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Related Topix: Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel, Computers, Dell

Re/code

Code/red: Aereo Plan B - Thousands of Tiny Customers

Programming Note: I'm headed off on vacation, so Code/red will not publish for the remainder of this and next week.

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Related Topix: Twitter

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Former exec sues dating app Tinder, alleges sexual harassment

Former Tinder marketing Vice President Whitney Wolfe is suing the popular dating-app company for sexual harassment and discrimination, making it the latest technology business to face challenges over its treatment of women.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Retail, InterActiveCorp, Apparel

Switched

Aereo: It's Over Now

After months of debate and speculation , the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against Internet TV service Aereo in a 6-3 decision.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, US News, US Supreme Court

Re/code

Content Recommender Outbrain Bans "Fake" Content From Advertisers

Now he's doing it again. The Outbrain CEO, who makes money by placing ads for "promoted" stories on websites, says he is banning a new group of content-makers - ones who are actually making advertisements masquerading as "real" stories.

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Related Topix: Outbrain

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