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  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says Bill Gates schemed to dilute his share

     
    Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen says Bill Gates, his onetime business partner, was a "mercenary" opportunist who schemed to lessen Allen's stake in the software company. Allen, now a venture capitalist in Seattle, says in his book "Idea Man: A...
  • Alan Horn on leaving Warners: They offered me a going-away party but I didn't want it

     
    It's the beginning of baseball season, but it's the end of a long Hollywood season for Alan Horn, who ends his 12-year reign as head of the Warner Bros. motion picture group this week. When we sat down to talk......
  • Potential Buffett successor quits after disclosing stock trades

     
    Warren Buffett’s potential heir-apparent at Berkshire Hathaway Corp. has resigned, after disclosing that he bought shares in a company that he subsequently recommended Berkshire acquire. David Sokol, who headed Buffett’s energy businesses...
  • Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference sells out in less than a day

     
    In less than a day, tickets to Apple's 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference have sold out. The annual event, known as the WWDC, brings together developers who build applications for Apple operating systems and products -- Mac OS X which runs on desktops...
  • Ameron shareholders vote dissident onto board

     
    Shareholders of Pasadena industrial products company Ameron International Corp. turned against management on Wednesday, electing a dissident investor to the board despite the company’s attempts to discredit him. Hedge fund Barington Group in New...
  • Icahn suit against Lions Gate in New York dismissed

     
    That's one lawsuit down, two to go. Lions Gate Entertainment scored a significant legal victory Wednesday as a New York State Supreme Court judge dismissed a lawsuit brought against the company by dissident investor Carl Icahn. Icahn filed suit last......
  • Gores Group making play for 'American Idol' parent CKX

     
    CKX Inc., the parent of "American Idol" producer 19 Entertainment, may be back on the block. The Gores Group, which is billionaire Alec Gores' company, made an offer to buy CKX, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed. The......
  • In Hollywood, succession is a messy business

     
    Succession moves at News Corp. and Warner Bros. this week shows that succession in Hollywood is a messy business....
  • Nasdaq makes rival bid for Big Board [Updated]

     
    Nasdaq has put together an $11.3-billion bid for the New York Stock Exchange, trying to break up the Big Board's recently announced sale to Germany's leading stock exchange. Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. has reportedly been trying to put together a......
  • News Corp. completes acquisition of Elisabeth Murdoch's Shine Group [updated]

     
    Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said Tuesday it had completed its $674 million purchase of Shine Group, the London-based TV production company owned by the mogul's daughter, Elisabeth Murdoch. The transaction accomplishes Murdoch's goal of returning his...
  • 99 Cents Only shares surge as buyout expectations heat up

     
    Shares of 99 Cents Only Stores Inc. jumped Monday after one of the company’s biggest shareholders said the business was worth as much as 23% more than a management buyout offer now on the table. The FBR Focus Fund, an......