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Icahn Says Proxy Fight Remains Possible for Dell

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Carl Icahn said he is still considering a proxy fight to force Dell Inc. to pay a large dividend, even as a board committee asked him to waive that right and make a formal bid to buy the company....
Icahn Says Proxy Fight Remains Possible for Dell
Apple's Shareholder Meeting Likely a Snoozer

Dell's Special Committee Asks Carl Icahn to Get Specific on Buyout Plans

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The board committee running Dell’s attempt to go private has asked the activist investor Carl Icahn to get specific about his plans to buy out the company. Icahn on Friday unveiled a joint proposal with Southeastern Management, Dell’s largest outside shareholder, that would give Dell shareholders the option to continue...
Dell's Special Committee Asks Carl Icahn to Get Specific on Buyout Plans

After investor drama, Apple shareholder meeting is anticlimactic

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Shareholder meetings are typically colossally boring affairs, and Apple’s annual meeting Wednesday morning in Cupertino, Calif. didn’t deviate from this truism of the business world. And this was despite fireworks over the weeks leading up the meeting: a federal judge issued an injunction on one of the company’s shareholder proposals...
After investor drama, Apple shareholder meeting is anticlimactic

Cyberrisks to U.S. electric grid a matter of timing

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Co-chairman of North American Energy Standards Board committee says that unless digital signatures used in the industry are made more secure, the consequences could be disastrous. [Read more]...
Cyberrisks to U.S. electric grid a matter of timing

Apple shareholders' meeting yields controversial votes

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Apple has concluded today's annual shareholders' meeting, during which a number of proposals were voted on. Shareholders chose to re-elect the complete board of directors, and also approved items such as Apple's choice of accounting firm and a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation. A measure that would've required executives...
Apple shareholders' meeting yields controversial votes

DealBook: Dell Board Committee Insists Sale Was Best Outcome

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The special committee of Dell's board that supervised the company's $24.4 billion sale to its founder reiterated on Wednesday that the deal was the best option for shareholders....
DealBook: Dell Board Committee Insists Sale Was Best Outcome
Apple's SEC filing reveals Feb. 27 annual shareholder meeting, Cook's 2012 compensation, and Human Rights committee proposal

Apple 2013 Shareholder's Meeting: Directors Reelected, Company Working on 'New Categories'

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Apple's annual shareholder's meeting took place at the company's Cupertino campus this morning. The meeting is held to allow shareholders to address corporate officers and to handle certain corporate business like reelecting the board of directors and voting on certain proposals. According to CNBC's Jon Fortt, preliminary results show all...
Apple 2013 Shareholder's Meeting: Directors Reelected, Company Working on 'New Categories'

Dell's Board Can't Decide If Carl Icahn Is Serious

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The special committee of Dell’s board of directors appointed to oversee its attempt to go private sent a letter to activist investor Carl Icahn and his partner Southeastern Management saying the committee can’t decide if they’re serious about wanting to take over the computing company. The committee can’t engage in...
Dell's Board Can't Decide If Carl Icahn Is Serious

DealBook: Dell Board to Continue Talks With Icahn and Blackstone

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The special board committee said two alternative preliminary plans by Blackstone and the investor Carl Icahn could result in "superior proposals" to the the current offer by Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners....
DealBook: Dell Board to Continue Talks With Icahn and Blackstone

Alibaba.com Profit Sinks 25%

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BEIJING — Alibaba.com Ltd. said Monday that its first-quarter net profit fell 25% as slowing economic growth and a shift in the company’s business model led to a decline in membership. The drop in profit comes as Alibaba.com, which connects buyers and suppliers online, said an independent board committee advised...
Alibaba.com Profit Sinks 25%
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