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Yahoo hears fresh shakeup call from activist investor

Starboard Value is urging changes in management and a sale of the company's Internet business, which could bring about the demise of Yahoo as we know it.

By January 6, 2016

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Activist investor Icahn says Apple 'still undervalued'

Apple plans to boost the amount of cash it's returning to shareholders by 54 percent to $200 billion, but that doesn't seem to be enough for Carl Icahn.

By April 28, 2015

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Participating in a hologram protest seems neat, but we have some concerns (Tomorrow Daily 162)

Spanish activists held a rally this past weekend to protest an upcoming law that levies heavy fines for assembling in front of government buildings. Instead of human bodies, 2,000 holograms showed up to make their holo-voices heard.

By April 15, 2015

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Activists use human holograms to protest, and you can get involved (Tomorrow Daily 162)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out a Spanish hologram protest, a stop-motion animated short where every frame was 3D-printed and a new patent from Boeing that might help you sleep better on long flights. #TDProtest

By April 15, 2015

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Danica Patrick sniffs at animal activists for getting GoDaddy puppy ad pulled

Technically Incorrect: The GoDaddy Super Bowl ad, which mocked Budweiser's puppy ads, should have aired, says the famous driver and GoDaddy spokeswoman.

By February 12, 2015

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Patriots fans and the dark side of social media

Sports fans routinely take to Twitter and Facebook to post threatening messages after their favorite team loses. What does it say about us?

By January 25, 2016

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Hackers decide to do something about Trump

Anonymous directs its latest campaign against the Republican presidential candidate for his comments about Muslims. But Trump could prove a tough target for online activists to hurt.

By December 11, 2015

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Activist investor pushes for Yahoo-AOL merger

In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.

By September 26, 2014

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See the bizarre full video of a Missouri media professor taunting a reporter

Months of racial tensions and protests at the University of Missouri lead to the resignation of the MU system president. But following the activists' victory, they shun the media.

By November 10, 2015

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014