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Time Warner Inc's CNN bought Zite, a news reader application that aggregates content for tablets like Apple Inc's iPad in 2011, for around $20 million, according to reports at the time.
Carl Icahn says eBay's governance is even worse than that of Washington politicians, and that's a symptom of how badly U.S. companies are run.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- Apple Inc's Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire and hand the reins to Luca Maestri in September, entrusting to the Italian-born executive a cash pile the size of Vietnam's economy and the difficult task of guiding Wall Street's expectations. The 50- year-old born in Rome is taking over with Apple at a crossroads.
Stocks jumped on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 bouncing back after their worst hit in a month.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 4- Apple Inc's Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire and hand the reins to Luca Maestri in September, transferring financial stewardship of the world's largest technology company to the Italian-born corporate controller. Apple's shares were up 0.6 percent at $530.87.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
March 4- Apple Inc said Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire at the end of September, handing over to Corporate Controller Luca Maestri in what Chief Executive Tim Cook described as an orderly succession put in place by his CFO.
March 4- Apple Inc said Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer would retire at the end of September. Luca Maestri, Apple's vice president of finance and corporate controller, will succeed 51- year-old Oppenheimer as CFO, reporting to Chief Executive Tim Cook.
Apple said Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer would retire at the end of September.
March 4- Apple Inc said Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer would retire at the end of September. Luca Maestri, Apple's vice president of finance and corporate controller, will succeed Oppenheimer as CFO, reporting to Chief Executive Tim Cook. Oppenheimer, who has been CFO since 2004, was named to the board of Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Monday.
Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer is to retire at the end of September. Luca Maestri will become CFO. The move was expected.
Warren Buffett remains as vague as ever about his succession plans for Berkshire Hathaway.
March 4- Warren Buffett is seeking to reassure shareholders about how his Berkshire Hathaway Inc will perform in the decades after he steps down or dies, but remains as vague as ever about succession plans. Jeff Immelt, the CEO at General Electric Co, has been unable to get his company's share price anywhere near the heights achieved by his predecessor Jack Welch.
Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.
CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Sascha Segan, PCMag mobile lead analyst, about what the Street wants to see from Apple, the value of BlackBerry's patents, and Facebook's efforts with emerging market carriers.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Gesture and voice recognition are hot in the gaming market, and Microsoft is trying to fight off competition with Kinect.
Apple will introduce a service that allows drivers to make voice calls and listen to or dictate text messages with Siri. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Apple's "car-paly" and the social media space.
March 3- Goldman Sachs Group Inc named Peter Oppenheimer, the chief financial officer of Apple Inc, as an independent director. Oppenheimer's appointment expands Goldman's board to 13, of whom 10 are independent.