In an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, activist investor Carl Icahn says the stock is worth double its current trading price.
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.
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel says it makes sense for eBay to split from the online payments service. Now, PayPal will need to focus on making its product more competitive in a mobile world.
The activist investor now owns 27.8 million shares of eBay and more than 7.5 million shares of Apple, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The activist investor will drop his proposal to split off PayPal, while eBay will appoint one of Icahn's nominees to its board.
The company wants investors to simply discard any proxy card sent to them from Carl Icahn in advance of the annual meeting in May.
Former Apple boss John Sculley reckons a big acquisition by Apple would do something bigger than "just introducing a television set."
The founder of PC maker Dell, along with partner Silver Lake, promise to pay $13.75 per share to take the company private.
The company says the shareholder vote over founder Michael Dell's plan to take it private will take place next week.
A special committee could postpone the Friday vote on Michael Dell's buyout offer if polls already cast would sink it, Bloomberg reports.
The activist investor plans to augment his takeover proposal with warrants to let shareholders acquire additional stock should Dell shares climb to "around $20."
Both Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones say that shareholders should vote in favor of the Michael Dell buyout.
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