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Momo buys Tantan, China’s Tinder, for over $600M as Chinese social networks consolidate

WeChat is far and away the biggest messaging platform in China at the moment, and that is helping to drive a push among the smaller players to get together for better scale. Today, Momo, the Chinese l

Honcker raises at least $15M from IAC as it takes on the car-leasing-on-demand market

The car leasing and rental market is forecast to be worth $124 billion in 2022, and today a startup that is hoping to get a piece of that action by making the process of leasing a car easier is announ

Honcker raises at least $15M from IAC as it takes on the car-leasing-on-demand market

The car leasing and rental market is forecast to be worth $124 billion in 2022, and today a startup that is hoping to get a piece of that action by making the process of leasing a car easier is announ

Barry Diller takes shots at VCs, startup valuations

Media mogul and IAC chairman Barry Diller had some choice words for venture capitalists when he took the stage at WSJ D.Live in Laguna Beach on Tuesday. "These valuations don’t bear reality," said D

Who is new Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi?

Uber’s search for a replacement for its former co-founder CEO Travis Kalanick looks to have reached its conclusion. Dara Khosrowshahi, the current CEO of Expedia, has been officially offered the

Match Group tried to acquire Bumble for $450 million

Match Group, the parent company of a variety of dating apps, offered to acquire Bumble for $450 million over the summer, according to sources close to the deal. A source close to the company suggests

Vimeo promotes Anjali Sud to CEO after canceling SVOD plans

IAC-owned streaming video site Vimeo has a new CEO: Anjali Sud, who previously led the company's creator business. The appointment comes as the company has scrapped plans to launch a subscription vid

Angie’s List will merge with HomeAdvisor after finally accepting IAC’s acquisition offer

After two years of wooing, Angie’s List has finally agreed to be acquired by IAC. After the deal closes, Angie’s List will combined with HomeAdvisor, IAC’s home services marketplace, into a new

Working with major studios, TheTake launches AI image recognition engine for businesses

TheTake, a site which launched as a way for consumers to buy that thing they saw in that movie, is set to begin selling an automated version of its service directly to businesses. The New York-based c

The Daily Beast brings Cheat Sheet news summaries to its mobile app and Alexa

The Daily Beast launched a new version of its iOS app today, incorporating one of the IAC-owned news site’s main features — the Cheat Sheet, which provides brief (150 to 200 word) summaries of

Sean Rad steps away from CEO role (again) to run Tinder’s new Swipe Ventures

Today, Tinder is launching a new M&A branch of the company called Swipe Ventures, which will be led by Sean Rad. As part of the launch, Rad will step down as Tinder CEO and become chairman of both

With its first VR series, CollegeHumor gives a completely accurate overview of presidential history

How do you make things funny in virtual reality? That’s the question CollegeHumor is exploring with 1600 in 360°, a new video series depicting some of the, um, highlights of U.S. presidential

About.com launches The Balance, a personal finance website for everyone

In a quest to dismantle itself and become more relevant in the 21st Century, IAC -owned About.com is launching another standalone vertical in the form of The Balance, a personal finance website tailor

Coffee Meets Bagel overhauls dating app with “ladies choice”

Dating app Coffee Meets Bagel is making some big changes, rolling out a “ladies choice” update in the coming days. The San Francisco-based startup says it has generated 2.5 billion introductions

Ask.fm founders back dating app Mint

The founders of Ask.fm -- the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2014/03/03/ask-about-growth/">popular social Q&A app</a> that became embroiled in a cyberbullying media storm before being <a hre

Hinge May Start Charging Users As It Zeroes In On Serious Dating

Given the extent to which I cover dating apps, you may be surprised to know that I’m not much of a digital dater. In fact, I’ve only ever had monogamous, exclusive relationships with peopl

Coffee Meets Bagel Will Help You Pick Your Best Dating Photos

If you’ve ever had trouble determining which photos to upload to your dating profile, Coffee Meets Bagel says it has found a solution. From now on, users can A/B test photos, by uploading two option

Tinder Owner Match Group Reports First Earnings Since Separating From IAC

Match Group reported its first quarterly earnings since separating from IAC last fall. The company, whose properties include dating sites Match.com, Tinder and OkCupid, saw its revenue rise 12% to $26

IAC Misses Expectations With Q4 Revenue Of $848.7 Million

IAC just reported its Q4 2015 earnings, missing analysts expectations with revenue of $848.7 million and earnings of $0.75 per share. Analysts were expecting earnings of $0.93 cents per share on reve

Tinder Makes Messaging More Fun With GIFs & Bigger Emoji, Finally Lets You Upload Photos Directly

Tinder users will now have better chatting tools, thanks to an upgraded messaging experience in the mobile dating app. Amid a flurry of changes that began rolling out last night to the iOS application
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