The activist investor will drop his proposal to split off PayPal, while eBay will appoint one of Icahn's nominees to its board.
The war of words between eBay and Icahn escalates as founder Pierre Omidyar jumps into the fray.
The activist investor lashes out at the board for alleged transgressions and at CEO John Donahoe's "ineptitude in addressing them." What's eBay's reaction?
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.
The billionaire investor tweets that Apple's board is doing a "great disservice to shareholders."
In yet another open letter to eBay shareholders, the activist investor outlines a scheme in which the online marketplace sells off part of PayPal.
Reid Hoffman claims that Carl Icahn's idea of spinning out PayPal from eBay is short-term thinking that treats the payment platform as a "cash cow that's ready to be slaughtered."
In the latest episode of this online saga, Icahn demands an inspection of eBay's records on the Skype deal, while eBay again refutes Icahn's accusations.
Institutional Shareholder Services tells clients that the activist investor's buyback proposal is unnecessary in light of recent stock repurchases and dividend payouts.
Activist investor continues to push Apple's board to buy back more stock and ups his stake in company to about $4.1 billion.