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eBay turns in strong 4Q, rebuffs Icahn's PayPal spinoff plan

E-commerce company not enamored of the activist investor's suggestion of spinning off the online payments provider.

By Jan. 22, 2014


Harry Potter spinoff films to get game adaptations

Just-announced movies based on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" will be spun into video games from Warner Bros.

By Sep. 12, 2013


Bad Piggies (iOS)

If you're up for the challenge, Bad Piggies is a fun and interesting departure from Rovio's earlier games. Offering several levels, fun and funny vehicles to build, and recognizable artwork and characters, this game is a sure hit.

By Sep. 28, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 28, 2012

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Netflix cancels Qwikster spinoff

Qwikster, we hardly knew you. Netflix reverses decision to split into two separate services. Subscribers will continue to access streaming and DVDs from the Netflix site.

By Oct. 10, 2011


Samsung considering options for LCD business; spinoff possible

The company has acknowledged that it will be considering all options, but has so far said that it wouldn't comment on a possible spinoff.

By Feb. 14, 2012


Nook spinoff could be next chapter for Barnes & Noble

The bookseller may have no choice but to spin off its Nook unit as its brick-and-mortar retail unit overshadows its digital content business

By Jan. 5, 2012


Conde Nast mulling Reddit spinoff

Conde Nast, which bought Reddit five years ago, would continue to own the social news site, but it's apparently talking to investors about selling a stake, floating a $200 million valuation.

By Mar. 21, 2011


HP reconsidering PC unit spinoff, report says

Cost of spinning off the world's largest PC unit might outweigh the benefits, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

By Oct. 11, 2011


Netflix DVD spinoff adds to woes (roundup)

CEO Reed Hastings issues an apology for the way the company handled recent pricing changes, but it's his other announcement--that Netflix is splitting off its DVD business--that surprises and dismays many.

By Sep. 23, 2011


HP's Whitman: PC spinoff, Autonomy deal still on

In her first call with press and analysts, new HP CEO Meg Whitman reiterates that "HP matters" and indicates that the grand plan for the company remains the same.

By Sep. 22, 2011