(legal name: IAC/InterActiveCorp) is an internet company with over 50 brands across 40 countries headquartered in New York City
. The Chairman and Senior Executive is Barry Diller
, who was previously head of Paramount Pictures
, Fox Broadcasting
and USA Broadcasting
In August 2008, IAC spun off several of its businesses, including: Tree.com (), the Home Shopping Network
, and Interval Leisure Group
. Retrieved June 13, 2010.
In February 2011, IAC acquired the free-to-contact dating site, OkCupid
, for $50 million.
In April 2011, IAC extended the deal with Google to hand over all search advertising on Ask.com and other IAC search products to the search giant, which was worth $3.5 billion in 2007, to end on March 31, 2016.
IAC owns several companies and websites, among these are:
- The Newsweek Daily Beast Company (50% ownership)