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Vringo Goes After Microsoft

Intellectual property firm Vringo Inc. (NYSEMKT: VRNG) announced this morning that a wholly owned subsidiary, I/P Engine, had filed a patent...

Chelsea Clinton's Controversial New Board Seat

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 Will Merge

Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast will merge. But with each business struggling, the new entity may be may be more like a marriage of two wounded media operations.

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.

November Search: All About Google

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.