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Newsweek to End Print Edition, Go All Digital

Newsweek plans to end its print publication after 80 years and will shift to an all-digital format aimed at online users starting in early 2013. Job cuts are expected. Newsweek's last U.S. print edition will be its Dec. 31 issue.

An Apple Stock Dividend in 2012? Keep Dreaming

Apple investors should be some of the happiest folks on Wall Street, and for the most part, they are -- except when it comes to dividends. Here%u2019s why shareholders still are unlikely to get any of Apple's ever-growing cash hoard.

A Newsweek-Daily Beast Deal Made No Sense From the Get-Go

Combining Newsweek and the Daily Beast wouldn't have been as big of a debacle as New Coke, but it would have been awfully close. None of the voluminous media reports ever made it clear how combining the organizations would allow them to become profitable.

Barry Diller Bows Out as Live Nation Chairman

Barry Diller announced his impending resignation as Live Nation chairman Tuesday, perhaps putting an end to his tussle with the rest of its board for control of the struggling concert promoter and talent agency nearly a year after its merger with Diller's Ticketmaster.

Barry Diller Makes Excuses for Ask.com's Failures

On a conference call to discuss IAC's second-quarter earnings, Barry Diller, the web company's chairman, at times sounded like he was taking personal responsibility for the failure to turn Ask.com into a viable alternative to Google.

Oracle's Larry Ellison Takes the CEO Cake

Larry Ellison (pictured) of Oracle (ORCL) tops the Wall Street Journal's new list of the twenty-five highest-paid CEOs of the last decade. Ellison's total compensation over the last ten years, including salary, bonus, stock and stock option grants, was $1.84 billion.

IAC/InterActive: Overlooked, Undervalued Internet Stock

Barry Diller's sprawling Internet company operates more than 50 diversified businesses in 30 countries, including such high-traffic sites as Ask.com, Match.com, CitySearch and Dictionary.com. It has gobs of cash and little debt. Yet its stock is stuck.