| Feb 9, 2014
| 12:32 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:29 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Apple iTV? The iWatch? Bigger iPhones and iPads?
Rumormongering about such mythical products is a regular spectator sport for many Apple watchers.
But after the company said it could post a year-over-year decline in revenue this fiscal year for the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Investor activist Carl Icahn has submitted an advisory proposal asking Apple to increase the size of its stock buyback program in 2014 to $50 billion.
The details of the proposal were included in a proxy statement that Apple filed Friday afternoon with...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio.
The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Activist investor Carl Icahn turned up the pressure on Apple on Thursday by announcing that he'd bought an additional $500 million worth of stock in the company.
Icahn also filed an official letter outlining the reasons he believes Apple should...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:55 PM
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.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Thanksgiving time at Wal-Mart is the public relations gift that keeps on giving for the labor movement.
After facing criticism for announcing plans to expand Black Friday sales further into Thanksgiving day, forcing workers to spend their holiday with...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Shareholder activist Carl Icahn said Wednesday he had informed Apple that he has submitted a proposal to let shareholders vote on a larger stock buyback.
In a tweet Wednesday, Icahn wrote: "Gave $AAPL notice we’ll be making a precatory proposal to...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 7:21 AM
As the Dow took another 400-point tumble Thursday, Baltimore money manager David Stepherson found himself talking one client out of selling everything.
"I advised him that it would not be a good idea because our view of things is that this is going to be...