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Bezos defends Amazon, police lead protesters out of annual meeting

AOL Sets June 14 Annual Meeting

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AOL has set June 14 as the date of its annual meeting, at which activist investor Starboard Value plans to contest several seats on the Internet company's board....
AOL Sets June 14 Annual Meeting

RIM Executives Gird For Tuesday's Annual Meeting

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Research In Motion will face exasperated investors at its annual meeting Tuesday morning, fresh from its latest round of missed earnings forecasts and delayed product news....
RIM Executives Gird For Tuesday's Annual Meeting

Apple Intros New App Features Fulfilling Patents

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In late February, Tim Cook told Apple shareholders during their annual meeting that Apple was working as hard as ever to deliver some incredible products that would blow their minds. That's also a quiet message that Tim Cook carefully crafted for his final keynote slide that stated "There's a lot...
Apple Intros New App Features Fulfilling Patents

Bits Blog: H.P.'s Board Wins Re-election Despite Opposition

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Despite opposition from two shareholder advisory services and several prominent institutional investors, all of the company's 11 board members were re-elected at the company's annual meeting....
Bits Blog: H.P.'s Board Wins Re-election Despite Opposition

Meg Whitman Explains Why HP's Stock Hasn't Performed Like Apple's (HPQ, AAPL)

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Shareholders at HP's annual meeting peppered CEO Meg Whitman with questions about why HP's stock hasn't performed like Apple's yesterday. They wanted to know why Apple, with a much smaller portion of the PC market, is now trading at $600 a share while HPQ is down to the mid...
Meg Whitman Explains Why HP's Stock Hasn't Performed Like Apple's (HPQ, AAPL)

The Yahoos at Sun Valley

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There had been speculation that the Yahoo board would finalize its choice for chief executive this week and an announcement could be made at its annual meeting on Thursday in Santa Clara, Calif. But the board is unlikely to name its pick on Thursday, reports DealBook....
The Yahoos at Sun Valley

Google CEO: 'Nothing Seriously Wrong'

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Google CEO Larry Page moved to reassure employees about his health after he missed the company's annual meeting, writing in an email that "there is nothing seriously wrong with me."...
Google CEO: 'Nothing Seriously Wrong'

The strange resurrection of Net neutrality

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At the annual meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus, the only issue that appeared likely to appear soon on lawmakers' agenda was an old one -- Net neutrality. [Read more]...
The strange resurrection of Net neutrality

At Apple Conclave, Nothing but Good News

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At Apple's annual meeting, the protesters outside were few. Inside, they were even fewer. But the list of Apple's accomplishments? Well, that pretty much filled the meeting time....
At Apple Conclave, Nothing but Good News

Goldman Sachs boss faces harsh shareholder critics at annual meeting | Business | The Guardian

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Goldman Sachs boss faces harsh shareholder critics at annual meeting | Business | The Guardian

Apple puts board re-election in the hands of shareholders

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Company surprises shareholders at annual meeting by announcing a policy they had long sought: requiring directors to win a majority vote before being elected to the board. [Read more]...
Apple puts board re-election in the hands of shareholders

The Head Of HP's Research Lab Is Out (HPQ)

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Prith Banerjee has been running HP Labs for five years but he's out the door on April 15, AllThingsD reports. HP's research and development organization has been under increasing scrutiny as HP struggles to regain a reputation for innovation. CEO Meg Whitman made the change, AllThingsD says, because she...
The Head Of HP's Research Lab Is Out (HPQ)
Judge stops Apple shareholder vote on preferred stock proposal

Warren Buffett on Apple, Google: Do Not Want

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Warren Buffett wouldn’t bet against Apple and Google, but he won’t invest in them either. Speaking at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting over the weekend, the legendary investor said he had no interest in buying shares of either Apple or Google because he views them as risky investments. “I would not...
Warren Buffett on Apple, Google: Do Not Want

Exclusive: Schultz and Efrusy to Leave Groupon Board; "Accounting Types" Joining

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According to sources close to the situation, Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz (pictured here) and Accel Partners’ Kevin Efrusy will be stepping down from the board of Groupon. Schultz’s departure will be effective today, but Efrusy — who was critical to the initial funding around the Chicago-based daily...
Exclusive: Schultz and Efrusy to Leave Groupon Board; "Accounting Types" Joining

Yahoo Gives Dan Loeb a Fresh One, But Real Action in Proxy Fight Begins in Coming Weeks

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Earlier today, Yahoo released a letter talking itself up to shareholders, introing a new Web site called Yahoo Forward to do more bragging and — you guessed it — and giving yet another smackdown to activist shareholder Daniel Loeb of Third Point. The move comes as the proxy fight...
Yahoo Gives Dan Loeb a Fresh One, But Real Action in Proxy Fight Begins in Coming Weeks

Investors Unperturbed by Google CEO Larry Page's Health Trouble

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Google revealed yesterday that CEO Larry Page had lost his voice and was expected to miss his upcoming public obligations, including next week’s I/O developer conference and the company’s next quarterly earnings call, which is usually held halfway through July. Investors don’t seem to be too shaken up by the...
Investors Unperturbed by Google CEO Larry Page's Health Trouble

Outgoing board member Reed Hastings lays out the challenges facing Microsoft and Steve Ballmer

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Reed Hastings Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is stepping down from the Microsoft board later this month at the company’s annual meeting. And while the departure will unlikely be marked by any sort of fanfare, Hastings is providing a bit of analysis about Microsoft as it enters one of the most...
Outgoing board member Reed Hastings lays out the challenges facing Microsoft and Steve Ballmer

Surprise! Apple is looking at new product categories, still on schedule to open new campus building in 2016

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Apple’s annual shareholder meeting isn’t usually the source of much news, and this year isn’t much different. With a judge recently granting Greenlight Capital’s motion to block a vote on a proposal that would require a shareholder vote before issuing preferred stock, many expected Apple would address what it plans to do...
Surprise! Apple is looking at new product categories, still on schedule to open new campus building in 2016

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Is Quitting Microsoft's Board (NFLX, MSFT)

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is planning to leave Microsoft's board, the software maker announced. He joined Microsoft's board in 2007y and he's currently the lead independent director. He won't stand for reelection at Microsoft's next annual meeting of shareholders. "I've decided to reduce the number of boards I serve on,...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Is Quitting Microsoft's Board (NFLX, MSFT)
Scientist invents a cloak of visibility ... against ocean waves?

Jim Breyer to Leave Facebook Board in June

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Jim Breyer of Accel Partners, will step down from the Facebook board this June, according to an SEC filing. “Mr. Breyer will continue to serve as a director until the date of the Annual Meeting,” the filing said, which will occur on June 11th this year. Breyer has served on...
Jim Breyer to Leave Facebook Board in June

Here's The Point-By-Point Takedown Of AOL Management Everyone Is Talking About (AOL)

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Starboard Value, a fund that owns 5.3% of AOL, wants other shareholders to vote out several board members at the company's upcoming June annual meeting. To make the case, it's released a brutal, point-by-point takedown of AOL management. The document is pretty explosive and its getting coverage all over: At...
Here's The Point-By-Point Takedown Of AOL Management Everyone Is Talking About (AOL)

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Will Leave Microsoft Board

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who has been on Microsoft’s board of directors since 2007, says he’ll step down in November. Microsoft says it will nominate a replacement for Hastings, who was the board’s “lead independent director” at its annual meeting. Last year Hastings joined Facebook’s board....
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Will Leave Microsoft Board

With Stock Close to All-Time High, AOL Tells Activist Shareholder to Go to, Well, You Know

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AOL filed an investor presentation with the Securities and Exchange Commission tooting its own horn, in prep for its upcoming annual meeting in which it is still facing a proxy challenge. In a nutshell, readying to battle an alternate slate put up by Starboard Value: Our stock more than...
With Stock Close to All-Time High, AOL Tells Activist Shareholder to Go to, Well, You Know

Zynga Shuts Media Out of Shareholder Meeting

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Zynga is holding its annual meeting of shareholders in San Francisco on Tuesday, but don't expect to hear what was said. The company excluded media from the event, and did not hold a live webcast....
Zynga Shuts Media Out of Shareholder Meeting

Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

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Apple has withdrawn from its proxy statement a controversial proposal it had intended to place before shareholders that had drawn the ire, and a lawsuit, from hedge fund manager David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital. Apple just moments ago issued a statement essentially saying it will comply with the ruling of...
Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

News Corp. Holders Back Board; Murdoch Keeps Dual Role

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News Corp.’s shareholders backed the company’s board, including two new nominations, and struck down a proposal to elect an independent chairman. Chief Executive and Chairman Rupert Murdoch told shareholders at News Corp.’s annual meeting that all of the nominated board members had been approved, based on a preliminary count of...
News Corp. Holders Back Board; Murdoch Keeps Dual Role

Autonomy Questions for Hewlett-Packard

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Mike Lynch, the founder of Autonomy, is back, posting an open letter to Hewlett-Packard shareholders on the day of the company's annual meeting. In it, he again raises questions of how Hewlett came to take an $8 billion write down on the purchase of Autonomy....
Autonomy Questions for Hewlett-Packard
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