Today at our TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco, IAC CEO Barry Diller took the stage for a fireside chat with our own Michael Arrington. They covered a lot of topics, but the first thing Diller keyed in on was the most important: net neutrality.
“All of you have to get out there and start arguing for this strongly,” Diller emphatically said. He clearly feels very strongly about this… → Read More
One of my favorite Barry Diller stories comes from Clicker CEO Jim Lanzone, who used to work for Diller when he was the CEO of Ask. Diller was driving Lanzone in a white luxury convertible to a conference in New York City where he was speaking. He parked the convertible in the middle of Times Square, got out of the car, put on his sunglasses, and looked at Lanzone to see what was holding him up. → Read More
Forbes released its list of the world’s billionaires and it looks like the U.S. tech billionaires took a pretty hefty hit from the economic crisis. The 40 tech billionaires we identified on the list collectively lost $81.5 billion compared to their standing in last year’s list. That is a drop in the bucket compared to the $1.4 trillion in net worth that disappeared from the entire Forbes’ list… → Read More