Just before eBay and PayPal will split up Friday, eBay signs a deal to ditch another distraction from its focus on its marketplace.
After Apple's move to repurchase $14 billion in shares, the activist investor says it makes no sense to continue on with his buyback proposal.
Institutional Shareholder Services tells clients that the activist investor's buyback proposal is unnecessary in light of recent stock repurchases and dividend payouts.
JP Morgan's Mark Moskowitz would rather see Apple pour more of its cash into new products and services.
With an upcoming shareholder meeting where investors will be asked to vote on share repurchases, the tech giant announces a major buyback.
The billionaire investor tweets that Apple's board is doing a "great disservice to shareholders."
Activist investor Jana Partners has asked the chipmaker to divide its chip and patent licensing businesses in hopes of boosting Qualcomm's sagging share prices.
The investor files a "precatory proposal" to Apple calling for shareholders to vote on the terms of its buyback program.
Frontier Communications will pick up parts of Verizon's landline business, while American Tower will pick up the rights to 11,300 cellular towers.
The effect of that buyback could be dramatic, Icahn says in letter to CEO Tim Cook: in three years, Apple's share price could swell to $1,250.