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RIM's developer schmoozing misses the point

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BlackBerry 10 is facing an uphill battle. It’s launching years after the shift to iOS and Android, a month after the holiday season, and has been pushed back numerous times, presumably so RIM could prepare it for the inevitable press coverage. The company has taken advantage of this waiting...
RIM's developer schmoozing misses the point

Here's Judge Sullivan's Ruling In Greenlight Capital's Lawsuit Against Apple

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Below is the opinion of Judge Richard Sullivan of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan in the matter of Greenlight Capital vs. Apple. The meat of the opinion is on page 10: “Having carefully reviewed the record before it, the Court finds that Greenlight and Gralnick face irreparable harm if...
Here's Judge Sullivan's Ruling In Greenlight Capital's Lawsuit Against Apple

Apple yanks proxy proposal after judge backs Einhorn

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The company removes a proposal that would eliminate its ability to issue "blank check" preferred stock without investor approval. [Read more]...
Apple yanks proxy proposal after judge backs Einhorn

Ahead of Apple Proxy Fight Explainer, ATD Late Night Chat With Greenlight's Einhorn

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Like me, David Einhorn — the brainy hedge fund star who is currently engaged in a proxy battle with Apple over how to deal with its giant cash horde — is a bit of a night owl. So, when I pinged him around midnight, about the conference call his...
Ahead of Apple Proxy Fight Explainer, ATD Late Night Chat With Greenlight's Einhorn

Tim Cook Speaks at Goldman Sachs Technology Conference

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is now speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, participating in a Q&A session with analyst Bill Shope. Apple is streaming live audio of the session on its investor site, and we'll be sharing some of the highlights here in this post. Question about...
Tim Cook Speaks at Goldman Sachs Technology Conference

Congressional Investigation Slams DHS Anti-Terror Centers: Wasted Taxpayer Funds, Created No Useful Intelligence & Violated Civil Liberties

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Since September 11th, the government has often had something of a blank check (and the equivalent lack of oversight) for anything labeled as being part of an anti-terror effort. As such, it should hardly come as a surprise that programs are wasteful, possibly fraudulent, bad for civil liberties and (oh...
Congressional Investigation Slams DHS Anti-Terror Centers: Wasted Taxpayer Funds, Created No Useful Intelligence & Violated Civil Liberties

Activist investor proposes unconventional plan to boost Apple's stock

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Greenlight Capital hedge fund manager David Einhorn has a plan for Apple: to increase shareholder value and pump up the downward-drifting stock, why not issue a quarterly dividend of 50 cents — in perpetuity? Based on the conference call he hosted Thursday, Einhorn seems to believe that one of the...
Activist investor proposes unconventional plan to boost Apple's stock
Apple CEO Tim Cook calls Geenlight Capital suit a 'silly sideshow'

ISS Sides With Apple Over Einhorn on "Blank Check" Proposal

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Shareholder adviser ISS Proxy Advisory Services has urged investors to vote for an Apple Inc. proposal to eliminate the company’s power to issue preferred stock without shareholder approval, after hedge-fund manager David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital Inc. challenged Apple’s proposal earlier this week. “ISS policy supports the elimination of ‘blank...
ISS Sides With Apple Over Einhorn on "Blank Check" Proposal

Apple investor wins bid to block shareholder vote

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The battle over Proposal No. 2 on Apple’s proxy statement may be “a silly sideshow” to CEO Tim Cook, but Apple has been defeated anyway. On Friday, a federal judge granted an injunction that will block an Apple shareholder vote scheduled for Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported. The proposal...
Apple investor wins bid to block shareholder vote

This Cisco Exec Has A 'Blank Check' To Acquire Security Startups (CSCO)

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - After failing to land a big acquisition in the security space last year and suffering a steady decline in market share, Cisco Systems Chief Executive John Chambers is determined to turn around his company's lagging security business - whatever the cost. The growing expectation, from Silicon...
This Cisco Exec Has A 'Blank Check' To Acquire Security Startups (CSCO)
Apple's Shareholder Meeting Likely a Snoozer
Apple responds to Greenlight Capital's proposal regarding Apple's cash balance and stock

Apple: We're in "active discussions" on returning more cash to shareholders

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Apple has issued a response to a lawsuit by Greenlight Capital fund manager David Einhorn accusing the company of being too stingy with investors. In a statement posted to its website on Thursday afternoon, Apple reiterated its (relatively new) strategy for paying out dividends and returning cash to shareholders....
Apple: We're in "active discussions" on returning more cash to shareholders

Apple makes public response to Greenlight lawsuit claims

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Apple has released a public statement in response to a new lawsuit by Greenlight Capital. "Contrary to Greenlight's statements, the adoption of Proposal #2 would not prevent the issuance of preferred stock," Apple writes. "Currently, Apple's articles of incorporation provide for the issuance of 'blank check' preferred stock by the...
Apple makes public response to Greenlight lawsuit claims

If This Online Tool Doesn't Keep Kids From Going Broke, We Don't Know What Will

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It's no secret most parents hate talking finances with their kids, but with a new crop of tween-tailored financial tools hitting the Web, you can practically outsource all the tough labor. Tykoon, a new personal finance management tool for parents and kids to use together, is one of the best...
If This Online Tool Doesn't Keep Kids From Going Broke, We Don't Know What Will

One Kings Lane Is On Track To Do $200 Million In Home-Furnishing Sales This Year

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Forget flash sales. A handful of companies are breaking out of the deals-and-discounts pack to pioneer new forms of e-commerce. And chief among them is One Kings Lane, which is establishing itself as the top brand in upscale home furnishings. One Kings Lane CEO Doug Mack tells us the...
One Kings Lane Is On Track To Do $200 Million In Home-Furnishing Sales This Year
Snapguide Comes To The iPad Because The Future Of The How-To Is On The Tablet

Obama, Cybersecurity, And The Return of CIPSA

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The more things change the more they stay the same. With the strike of his pen Tuesday, President Obama signed an executive order aimed at bolstering the nation's cyber defenses and improving security. Later that night, in his State of the Union address, the President preached about the need to...
Obama, Cybersecurity, And The Return of CIPSA

Nintendo Cuts Outlook After Soft Demand for Wii U

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Nintendo Cuts Outlook After Soft Demand for Wii U: Daisuke Wakabayashi for WSJ: Nintendo slashed its sales outlook in the wake of disappointing holiday demand for its new Wii U videogame console, which it had been banking on to rekindle consumer excitement. ... For the current fiscal year to March,...
Nintendo Cuts Outlook After Soft Demand for Wii U

Judge Protects Cellphone Data On 4th Amendment Grounds, Cites Government's Technological Ignorance

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Various US government agencies have spent a lot of time and energy hoping to ensnare as much cell phone data as possible without having to deal with the "barriers" erected by the Fourth Amendment. The feds, along with Los Angeles law enforcement agencies, have bypassed the protections of the Fourth...
Judge Protects Cellphone Data On 4th Amendment Grounds, Cites Government's Technological Ignorance

Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Shredding David Einhorn's Plan To Make Shareholders Billions Of Dollars (AAPL)

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Business Insider's Jay Yarow is live blogging Apple CEO Tim Cook's talk at the Goldman Sachs technology conference in San Francisco.  Cook is ripping into hedge fund manager David Einhorn, the founder of Greenlight Capital who took aim at Apple's massive cash reserves it has on its balance sheet last week saying it...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Shredding David Einhorn's Plan To Make Shareholders Billions Of Dollars (AAPL)
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