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Icahn to run slate of nine for Yahoo board

Following the nixed weekend bid in tandem with Microsoft, the billionaire investor launches a formal quest to replace Yahoo's board.

By July 14, 2008


And now it's (proxy) war: Yahoo names three board members

Yahoo stripped off its glove and whacked dissident investor Daniel Loeb across the face with it, naming three new directors as alternatives to Loeb's outsider slate.

By March 25, 2012


Will the iPad replace the Air?

A trip to an Apple Store in New York City very nearly leads Mr. Fully Equipped to buy an iPad--against all better judgment. Part two of a three-part saga.

By April 14, 2010

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Holmes Smart Humidifier Enabled with WeMo

This app-enabled, IFTTT friendly appliance is the next step for Belkin and Jarden's push into smart appliances.

September 4, 2014

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Icahn launches Yahoo proxy fight, may boost stake by $2.5 billion

Billionaire shareholder activist Carl Icahn announces a 10-member proxy slate and is seeking antitrust clearance to acquire up to another $2.5 billion in Yahoo shares.

By May 15, 2008


Icahn letter: Clean-sweep plan for Yahoo board

Activist investor Carl Icahn files his final proxy, indicating that he is running a full slate of candidates to replace Yahoo's current directors. Here's his letter to shareholders.

By July 14, 2008


Icahn, Microsoft team up for action on Yahoo

The call goes out for Yahoo investors to oust the current board and elect Carl Icahn's dissident slate instead. Microsoft says yeah, we'd talk with a new board.

By July 7, 2008


Despite warning, fans' hopes for D23 'Star Wars' news dashed

At Disney's massive fan-fest in Anaheim, 'Star Wars' fans held out hope for big news on 'Episode VII.' But Disney's warning that none was forthcoming proved true.

By August 11, 2013


Icahn battles for Yahoo's gold

The billionaire files his proxy statement, urging shareholders to send in the gold-colored ballot and vote for his slate of directors. Yahoo's current board is pushing shareholders to send in their white ballots.

By June 26, 2008


At CES, Belkin bets big on WeMo

With new connected bulbs, devices, and appliances, Belkin wagers the house on home automation.

By January 5, 2014