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  • 'Flappy Bird' to be removed from app stores, developer tweets

    'Flappy Bird' to be removed from app stores, developer tweets
    "Flappy Bird" will not be available for download after Sunday morning, game developer Dong Nguyen said Saturday in a surprising series of tweets. The game has recently risen to the top of charts of both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users tap...
  • Flappy Bird creator removes game from Apple App Store, Google Play

    Flappy Bird creator removes game from Apple App Store, Google Play
    The creator of Flappy Bird has removed the popular game from both the Apple App Store and Google Play. Users who have already installed the game will be able to keep playing it, but it is not possible for new users to download the game, which was at the...
  • Carl Icahn ends bid to get Apple to increase its stock buyback

    In a letter to Apple shareholders published on Monday, activist investor Carl Icahn announced he was dropping his shareholder proposal that would have asked Apple Inc. to buy back $50 billion of stock this year. The move came after an influential...
  • Jos. A. Bank to acquire Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825 million

    Jos. A. Bank to acquire Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825 million
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said Friday it plans to buy outdoor retailer Eddie Bauer, a move the company said sets a path for long-term growth and analysts said increases Bank's options as it faces a hostile takeover bid by rival Men's Wearhouse. The $825...
  • Sinclair will buy back $100 million of its stock

    Sinclair will buy back $100 million of its stock
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to buy back up to $100 million of its common shares. "We strongly believe in the long-term outlook of our company and our business model and disagree with the market's current discounted view on broadcast," said...
  • Jos. Bank shareholder accuses retailer of 'desperate tactics' in bid for Eddie Bauer

    Jos. Bank shareholder accuses retailer of 'desperate tactics' in bid for Eddie Bauer
    Eminence Capital LLC, a shareholder that's suing Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. for rejecting a $1.6 billion takeover bid from rival Men's Wearhouse, accused the Hampstead-based men's retailer Tuesday of resorting to "desperate tactics" to protect management...
  • Jos. A. Bank starts buyback of up to $300 million shares at $65 each

    Jos. A. Bank starts buyback of up to $300 million shares at $65 each
    Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Wednesday it has started buying back up to $300 million worth of its shares at $65 each, a step toward its planned acquisition of retail chain Eddie Bauer. The Hampstead-based men's apparel retailer said the offer will...
  • DirecTV Adds 93,000 U.S. Subscribers in Q4, But Growth Slows as Fees Keep Rising

    Despite higher customer bills, DirecTV managed to add a net 93,000 U.S. subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013 and beat Wall Street expectations -- but the No. 1 satcaster acknowledged that domestic growth has flattened out as the pay-TV biz hits a...
  • Robert B. Reich: The real job killers: lousy jobs, lousy wages

    House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is "bad policy" because it will cause job losses. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says a minimum wage increase would be a job killer. Republicans and the chamber also say unions are job killers,...
  • U.S. companies boost share buybacks despite higher prices

    Stock buybacks by U.S. corporations hit their highest level since the 2008 global financial crisis, as companies gobbled up their own shares despite paying steadily rising prices. Total share repurchases by companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500...
  • MGM posts third-quarter net income of $16.6 million

    MGM posts third-quarter net income of $16.6 million
    MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $16.6 million, buoyed by the strong performance of "Skyfall" and “The Hobbit:  An Unexpected Journey" on home entertainment platforms.  The...