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Carl Icahn ups his stakes in Apple and eBay

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.

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eBay, Carl Icahn end war

The activist investor will drop his proposal to split off PayPal, while eBay will appoint one of Icahn's nominees to its board.

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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.

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What if Apple bought eBay, asks former boss

Former Apple boss John Sculley reckons a big acquisition by Apple would do something bigger than "just introducing a television set."

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Michael Dell ups buyout offer; shareholder vote pushed off to Aug. 2

The founder of PC maker Dell, along with partner Silver Lake, promise to pay $13.75 per share to take the company private.

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Dell delays shareholder vote on going private

The company says the shareholder vote over founder Michael Dell's plan to take it private will take place next week.

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Dell board may delay founder-buyout vote if on track to tank

A special committee could postpone the Friday vote on Michael Dell's buyout offer if polls already cast would sink it, Bloomberg reports.

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Carl Icahn says he'll sweeten offer for Dell on Friday

The activist investor plans to augment his takeover proposal with warrants to let shareholders acquire additional stock should Dell shares climb to "around $20."

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Advisory firms follow ISS with Dell buyout endorsement

Both Glass Lewis and Egan-Jones say that shareholders should vote in favor of the Michael Dell buyout.

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ISS tells Dell shareholders to vote for $24.4B founder buyout

The proxy advisory firm asserts that the transaction presented by founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners is in the best interests of shareholders.

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Michael Dell reportedly advised to raise offer in privatization bid

The suggestion comes with the revelations that activist investor Carl Icahn has secured financing for his takeover proposal, a source tells Reuters.

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Dell headquarters in Round Rock, Texas.

Carl Icahn, Jefferies nab $5.2B to finance Dell deal -- report

The activist investor signs up banks and institutional investors to help him finance his bid to buy Dell, according to a report from Reuters.

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