| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the 1980s, the heyday of the corporate raiders, Carl Icahn made a name for himself as a persistent aggressor.
He went after stodgy, old-line companies — Gulf & Western, Western Union, Phillips Petroleum, TWA — hellbent to break them up...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:22 AM
BOSTON (Reuters) - Third Point LLC, the hedge fund run by Daniel Loeb that is known for pushing companies to perform better, has taken a "significant" stake in eBay Inc and has had discussions with its chief executive officer, a source familiar with the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:40 PM
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Documents released by the U.S. government show it views an executive order issued in 1981 as the basis of most of the National Security Agency's surveillance activities, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Monday....
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:26 AM
A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive.
Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 2:50 PM
(Reuters) - Una fusión propuesta entre los pioneros de internet AOL Inc y Yahoo Inc podría crear un jugador más ágil en materia de video por la web pero un crecimiento sólido, la medida del éxito en Silicon Valley, seguiría siendo esquivo.
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a "significant" stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the Internet company to explore a merger with AOL Inc.
Shares of Yahoo Inc rose about 4 percent to $40.54 early Friday afternoon, while...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:35 AM
TAIPEI (Reuters) - The Taiwanese government is investigating whether Xiaomi Inc [XTC.UL], China's leading smartphone company by domestic shipments, is a cyber security threat and will make a decision within three months.
The government began...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:48 AM
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Alibaba's initial public offering now ranks as the world's biggest at $25 billion, netting underwriters of the sale a more than $300 million windfall after the e-commerce giant and some shareholders parted with additional shares....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:01 PM
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd y algunos de sus accionistas vendieron unos 48 millones de acciones adicionales, dijo el lunes una fuente con conocimiento directo de la operación, convirtiendo a la oferta pública inicial (OPI) en la...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:47 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's record public offering of shares on Friday further spurred already elevated activity in Yahoo Inc's options, pushing volume on the U.S. Internet company to a one-day record high.
Shares of Alibaba, in...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Alibaba Group came out with a monster roar Friday as its shares began trading at $92.70, up more than 36% from its IPO price of $68. The rest of the day was relatively stable for the new stock, analysts said, falling a nickel below $90 for only a moment...