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Marc Andreessen criticizes billionaire investor Carl Icahn, likening him to an "evil Capitan Kirk."
More Silicon Valley companies will likely split in the next five years, Marc Andreessen says.
Apple Inc s rose $2.05 or 2.1 percent, to $100.80. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 70 or 2.0 percent, to $35.92. International Business Machines Corp. rose $3.65 or 2.0 percent, to $189.36.
SEATTLE, Oct 8- Personal computer shipments fell 1.7 percent in the July to September period from a year ago, tech research firm IDC said on Wednesday, marking the 10th straight quarter of declines but beating IDC's forecast of a 4.1 percent drop. Gartner, a rival research firm, put the decline at 0.5 percent. U.S. and European shipments increased, boosted by...
The contrasts emerged in two separate reports released Wednesday by research firms International Data Corp. and Gartner Inc.. Gartner pegged the worldwide sales at 79.4 million units, a decrease of less than 1 percent. "Consumers' attention is slowly going back to PC purchases," Gartner analyst Mikako Kitagawa said.
Company executives told analysts Hewlett-Packard may see an acquisition post-split, reports Re/Code.
Apple Inc s rose$. 45 or. 5 percent, to $99.20. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 21 or. 6 percent, to $35.43. International Business Machines Corp. rose $1.23 or. 7 percent, to $186.94.
Oct 8- Activist investor Elliott Management Corp is urging data storage products maker EMC Corp to spin off its VMWare Inc virtualization software unit or pursue other merger opportunities in its first public letter to the company. EMC's structure of combining several businesses obscures enormous value, Elliott Management said in a 13- page letter that it...
Apple Inc s fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $98.70. Hewlett Packard Co. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $35.26. International Business Machines Corp. rose$. 78 or. 4 percent, to $186.49.
CNBC's David Faber reports the details of Elliott Management's letter to EMC about spinning off VMware, and explains Hewlett-Packard's interest in EMC.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest on Valeant's bid for Allergan, and how Actavis pushed Valeant to raise their bid.
Symantec is in advanced talks to split its business in two—one that sells security programs and one that does data storage, Bloomberg reported.
Oct 7- Security software maker Symantec Corp is in advanced talks to split its business into two entities- one that sells security programs and another that does data storage, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. "The company does not comment on rumors," Symantec spokeswoman Kristen Batch told Reuters in an email. A breakup may position...
Hewlett-Packard had no choice but to split—investors just couldn't look past the dead part of the company, says Michael Yoshikami.
Hewlett-Packard, eBay, Barnes & Noble—the rash of spinoff announcements has been dizzying. Should investors cheer on for more or take caution?
Stocks in this sector hold some incredible potential, top value investor Rich Pzena says.
Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, shares his thoughts on what will likely be the next big disruptive innovation and weighs in on Tim Cook's leadership at Apple.
Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, says the breakup of Hewlett-Packard came at the right time.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
SEATTLE/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 6- Hewlett-Packard Co's Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman appeared to be banking on growth markets like 3 D printing and a trickle back in PC sales when she announced on Monday a spin-off for the company's computer and printing business. Yet some questioned the move, expressing doubt over whether the newly christened " HP Inc" can...