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CNBC's Scott Wapner speaks with activist investor Carl Icahn about the FTC investigation into Herbalife.
STOCKHOLM, March 23- Such is the weight of Christer Gardell's voice in Europe that Volvo's share price jumped 4 percent one day in January when a Swedish business daily ran a front-page story on the activist investor calling on the truckmaker to "start delivering".
A Microsoft investigation's reading of a private online account without a court order raises questions about its protections for customer data.
HONG KONG, March 20- Even before Alibaba Group Holding Ltd kicks off its first underwriter meeting for its planned U.S. IPO, traders are pouncing on the deal, betting the valuation of the Chinese e-commerce giant may leap to around $250 billion by the debut, according to IG Group.
March 20- A former employee of Microsoft Corp is facing criminal charges after he allegedly passed trade secrets to a blogger in France, U.S. court documents showed.
March 19- Activist investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday called on eBay Inc to sell 20 percent of its PayPal payments unit in an initial public offering, a change in tack from his previous call for a complete spinoff. Icahn in January called for eBay to hive off its fast growing PayPal business, arguing the unit is undervalued as part of eBay.
Activist investor Carl Icahn sent a statement to eBay earlier suggesting they spin off 20 percent of PayPal. CNBC's Jon Fortt has the details, as well as eBay's response.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Icahn in January called for eBay to hive off its fast growing PayPal business, arguing the unit is undervalued as part of eBay. Selling off only part of PayPal would retain the benefits of a stand-alone PayPal while maintaining the efficiencies of having eBay and PayPal together, Icahn wrote in an open letter to fellow eBay shareholders.
March 19- Activist investor Carl Icahn on Wednesday called on eBay Inc to sell 20 percent of its PayPal payments unit in an initial public offering. Selling the stake would allow for the benefits of a stand-alone PayPal and maintain the synergies between eBay and PayPal, Icahn wrote in an open letter to fellow eBay shareholders.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on a letter from activist investor Carl Icahn in regards to eBay and its PayPal business.
MercadoLibre is essentially the eBay of South America, with a history of strong growth. But profits in Venezuela may not be what they seem.
NEW YORK, March 18- Google Inc has settled a landmark copyright lawsuit in which Viacom Inc accused the Internet search company of posting its programs on the YouTube video service without permission.
Wal-Mart said it will allow shoppers to trade-in used video games for an eGift card for use on any item sold in Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores and online.
A Brand Keys survey found that shoppers responded to Amazon's price hike by dinging its brand reputation and brand value.
Could Google find value in buying both eBay and PayPal? Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird & Co. senior research analyst, thinks this could be a "power house combination" for Google.
*Alibaba listing is the most anticipated deal since Facebook's IPO in 2012.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 13- Carl Icahn's campaign to convince eBay Inc to spin off its PayPal payments service will intensify in the run-up to eBay's shareholders' meeting in May, eBay's chief executive said on Thursday, warning employees to ignore the "noise."
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
What's behind investor activist Carl Icahn's battle with Marc Andreessen, the entrepreneur turned technology investor.