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Ride-hailing service Lyft snags $100 million from Carl Icahn

The new investment could help Lyft better compete with bigger rival Uber in the race to grab people seeking an alternative to traditional taxi service.

By May 15, 2015


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


Apple most-valued company ever, but that's not enough for Carl Icahn

The activist investor, who believes Apple shares should be valued at $216, called for Apple to boost its buybacks, using its huge stockpile of cash.

By February 11, 2015


Icahn to Apple: You need to start buying back more stock

In an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, activist investor Carl Icahn says the stock is worth double its current trading price.

By October 9, 2014


Carl Icahn says he's sending an 'interesting' letter to Apple on Thursday

The billionaire activist investor has a history with Apple, including getting CEO Tim Cook to take steps such as boosting the company's share repurchases.

By October 8, 2014


Lyft partners with China's largest ride-hailing service

Uber may have some competition in China from its US rival as Lyft links up with Didi Kuaidi to let travelers use their apps interchangeably.

By September 16, 2015


eBay tells shareholders to ignore Icahn's appeals

The company wants investors to simply discard any proxy card sent to them from Carl Icahn in advance of the annual meeting in May.

By March 25, 2014


What could Apple buy with all its cash?

Thanks to the success of the iPhone, Apple has nearly $203 billion in cash. That could go a long way.

By July 21, 2015


Now independent, PayPal worth nearly $50 billion

The digital-payments company should see a bright future as a standalone business, in contrast to former parent eBay's need for a turnaround.

By July 20, 2015


eBay to shed enterprise business for $925 million

Just before eBay and PayPal will split up Friday, eBay signs a deal to ditch another distraction from its focus on its marketplace.

By July 16, 2015