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  • March 10- EBay Inc on Monday rejected activist investor Carl Icahn's two nominees to its board, saying both were unqualified, and urged shareholders to vote against them at its next annual meeting. EBay said since each Icahn nominee currently sits on four public company boards, they are not in compliance with eBay's guidelines on "overboarding.

  • Sarah Harris, AOL's deputy general counsel for intellectual property, will fill a post that has been empty since Aug. 30, when the former general counsel, Bernard Knight, returned to private practice.

  • NEW YORK, March 5- Business Insider raised $12 million in another round of capital from investors including Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Institutional Venture Partners, RRE Ventures and former Wall Street Journal publisher Gordon Crovitz, according to a Wednesday post by its founder Henry Blodget.

  • *Pro-Palestinian activists see hope in Israel boycotts. JERUSALEM, Feb 23- Though voices are getting louder inside and outside Israel about the threat of economic boycotts for its continued occupation of Palestinian territories, there seems little prospect of it facing measures with real bite.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- BuzzFeed has come a long way from cat lists. This month one of its journalists was on the ground in Kiev reporting on the crisis in Ukraine, and last December it published an in-depth article on a Chinese dissident living in Harlem, New York.

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  • AOL’s Armstrong axes controversial 401(K) policy Saturday, 8 Feb 2014 | 8:41 PM ET
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