Corporate-governance watchdogs are always on the lookout for flimsy boards, and they're on the case regarding a new appointee at IAC/ InterActiveCorp (which runs Match.com, Ask.com, and Dictionary.com): Chelsea Clinton. Here's why shareholders should be skeptical of CEO Barry Diller's latest appointment.
Newsweek and The Daily Beast have finally agreed to merge. But with each business struggling, the new entity may be more like a marriage of two wounded media operations.
Larry Ellison of Oracle tops The Wall Street Journal's new list of the 25 highest-paid CEOs of the last decade. Ellison's total compensation over the last 10 years, including salary, bonus, stock and stock option grants, was $1.84 billion.
Barry Diller's sprawling Internet company operates more than 50 diversified businesses in 30 countries, including high-traffic sites Ask.com, Match.com, CitySearch and Dictionary.com. It has gobs of cash and little debt. Yet its stock is stuck.
Internet giant Google grew its U.S. market share by a full percentage point to 71.6 percent in November, according to Web traffic tracker Hitwise. See how Google's gain impacted Bing and Yahoo.