|Traded as||NASDAQ: IACI|
New York, NY USA
|Revenue||$2.8 billion as of 2012|
|Operating income||$ 323.57 million as of 2012|
|Net income||$ 159.27 million as of 2012|
|Total assets||$ 3.81 billion as of 2012|
|Total equity||$ 1.71 billion as of 2012|
|Employees||3,800 as of March 2013|
InterActiveCorp (legal name: IAC/InterActiveCorp) is an American 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.
IAC was incorporated in 1986 under the name Silver King Broadcasting Company as a subsidiary of Home Shopping Network. In 1992, Silver King was spun-off to Home Shopping Network shareholders as a separately traded public company.
The company has undergone several name changes. February 1998: HSN, Inc. was renamed USA Networks, Inc. May 2002: USA Networks, Inc. was renamed USA Interactive June 2003: USA Interactive was renamed InterActiveCorp July 2004: InterActiveCorp was renamed IAC/InterActiveCorp.
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.
On February 14, 2012, Barry Diller introduced Aereo, an Internet television service. In March 2012 in New York City, Aereo will stream all of the broadcast networks to smartphones, tablets and televisions with Internet capability.
IAC owns a number of companies and websites including:
- CityGrid Media
- Hatch Labs
- Mindspark Interactive Network
- Newsweek / The Daily Beast
- People Media
- Rebel Entertainment
- Our Brand Locations | IAC
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