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BOSTON, April 24- Two prominent proxy advisory firms on Thursday split their recommendations on how investors should vote in a battle between auction house Sotheby's and activist investor Daniel Loeb.
BOSTON, April 24- A prominent investor shareholder advisory firm recommended that Sotheby's investors should vote for two of the three board candidates suggested by activist investor Daniel Loeb.
*Alstom shares up more than 14 percent. *GE declines to comment; Bouygues supports Alstom strategy. A deal, which would be GE's biggest ever and would hand it control of Alstom's high-speed TGV trains and rail-signal technology, has the support of Bouygues, Alstom's biggest shareholder with a 29 percent stake, the report said.
PARIS/ NEW YORK, April 24- Alstom said on Thursday it was not informed of any potential public tender offer for its shares, which opened 17 percent higher after Bloomberg reported that General Electric was in talks to buy the French turbine and train maker for about $13 billion.
eBay fell$. 53 or 1.0 percent, to $54.94. Groupon Inc. fell$. 21 or 2.8 percent, to $7.42. LinkedIn Corp. fell$. 60 or. 3 percent, to $175.71.
NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, April 23- Technology powerhouses like Microsoft Corp and AOL Inc are flexing their muscles as storytellers, parading TV network-style shows before advertisers at an annual digital content showcase in New York next week.
eBay fell$. 65 or 1.2 percent, to $54.82. Groupon Inc. fell$. 23 or 3.0 percent, to $7.40. LinkedIn Corp. fell $1.70 or 1.0 percent, to $174.61.
eBay fell$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $55.08. Groupon Inc. fell$. 13 or 1.7 percent, to $7.50. LinkedIn Corp. fell $4.21 or 2.4 percent, to $172.11.
BRASILIA, April 22- Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations.
The company, which is controlled by Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, hit a monthly average of nearly 6 billion views in December, a 46 percent rise from a year earlier, said Rio Caraeff, the chief executive officer.
eBay fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $54.93. LinkedIn Corp. rose $1.48 or. 8 percent, to $176.90. Yahoo rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $36.40.
SAN FRANCISCO— Netflix is preparing a sequel unlikely to be a hit with its subscribers. The company's nearly 36 million current subscribers will continue to pay $8 per month for at least the next year, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said in a Monday interview.
eBay fell$. 02 or percent, to $54.95. Groupon Inc. fell$. 05 or. 7 percent, to $7.36. LinkedIn Corp. rose $2.01 or 1.1 percent, to $177.43.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is expected to file for an IPO as soon as this week and could raise up to $15 billion when the company eventually goes public, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
eBay fell$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $54.73. Groupon Inc. fell$. 07 or. 9 percent, to $7.34. LinkedIn Corp. rose $3.09 or 1.8 percent, to $178.51.
Garvis Toler, Dealogic, discusses what's driving the increase in tech IPOs as Alibaba readies its public debut.
Soon investors will have an answer to key questions about Alibaba: what is it worth and how are those numbers calculated?
Facebook’s innovation engine may have stalled, but Mark Zuckerberg has been revamping the way it creates and distributes new services. NYT reports.
Discussing the management skills of Yahoo's Marissa Mayer, with Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair, and Larry Fishelson, co-founder and CEO of Dynalink.
After 15 months, Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro is leaving the company and collecting $58 million on his way out. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on the gallery of golden parachutes.