Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group
NEW YORK (AP) — The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some of its employees, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary for allegedly bilking them by manipulating financial information to create a lowball estimate of Tinder's value.
They are seeking at least $2 billion in the lawsuit against Match and IAC, which is controlled by media mogul Barry Diller.
Planned park on Hudson River pier in NYC is back from dead
NEW YORK (AP) — A billionaire's plan for a $250 million park and performing arts center on a New York City pier that collapsed because of litigation is being revived.
Media mogul Barry Diller said Wednesday that he will make "one last attempt" to build the park on Pier 55 on the Hudson River.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says foes of the project agreed to drop their legal battle after "productive conversations."
Billionaire’s plan for $250 million pier renovation scrapped
NEW YORK (AP) — A billionaire has pulled the plug on his $250 million plan to transform a pier in New York's Hudson River into a futuristic park and performance center.
Barry Diller, chairman of IAC/InterActiveCorp, first pledged to the project called Pier 55 in 2014. The announcement was quickly met with a series of lawsuits financed by billionaire real estate developer Douglas Durst.
Expedia’s CFO to replace CEO who defected to Uber
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Expedia has named one of its defecting CEO's top lieutenants as its new leader.
The online travel-booking service named Mark Okerstrom as its CEO late Wednesday, the same day that his predecessor, Dara Khosrowshahi, debuted in his new job as CEO of ride-hailing service Uber.
Uber lured Khosrowshahi away from Expedia as a surprise choice to replace its polarizing co-founder Travis Kalanick after a two-month search.
NEW YORK (AP) — A battle between two New York billionaires has been holding up a plan to replace a crumbling pier on Manhattan's Hudson River waterfront with an avant-garde park on pilings rising above the riverbed.
Now, that years-long fight could be entering another round — or finally headed to detente.
Chelsea Clinton joins Expedia board of directors
NEW YORK (AP) — Chelsea Clinton is joining the board of directors of online travel booking site Expedia.
Documents filed with securities regulators say the daughter of defeated U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has joined its 14-member board. The company is controlled by Barry Diller. Chelsea Clinton is also a director of another company that Diller controls, IAC/InterActiveCorp.
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