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Samsung joins Intel in backing chipmaking tech firm ASML; commits a total of $974m (including a 3% stake)

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ASML, a Dutch, publicly listed provider of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, this morning announced that Samsung Electronics (Samsung) has agreed to buy 3 percent of the company for 503 million euros ($629 million). In addition, Samsung will contribute 276 million euros ($345 million) to ASML’s research and development...
Samsung joins Intel in backing chipmaking tech firm ASML; commits a total of $974m (including a 3% stake)

Sony appoints Kazuo Hirai CEO, Stringer takes chairman role

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Sony Corporation on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of executive deputy president Kazuo Hirai as CEO and company president, replacing Howard Stringer, who is currently President and CEO. Hirai will assume his new position on April 1st and Stringer will take a new role on the company’s board of directors...
Sony appoints Kazuo Hirai CEO, Stringer takes chairman role

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings leaving Microsoft's board

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Reed Hastings Breaking News: Reed Hastings, the chairman and CEO of Netflix, has decided to leave Microsoft’s board, according to a regulatory filing and news release from the Redmond company this afternoon. Here’s the full text of the news release. Developing, more to come. Microsoft Announces Reed Hastings Will Not...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings leaving Microsoft's board

Large shareholder claims Clearwire has 'stacked the deck' in favor of Sprint deal

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Clearwire Chairman John Stanton is back again today urging shareholders to vote for Sprint’s $3.40 per share offer, a deal which represents a 14 percent premium over the previous $2.97 offer. The vote will be counted at a special meeting of shareholders on May 31, and could end the months-long...
Large shareholder claims Clearwire has 'stacked the deck' in favor of Sprint deal

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso to Step Down in Late June

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Yahoo announced today that board Chairman Fred Amoroso had decided not to seek reelection and will leave the board on June 25. Former LiveOps CEO Maynard Webb will serve as interim chairman. Here’s the Yahoo news release: Fred Amoroso Not to Seek Reelection to Yahoo! Board of Directors April 25,...
Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso to Step Down in Late June

GOOGLE VOICE: Larry Page Speaks! (GOOG)

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Google CEO Larry Page has recovered his voice. New York Times reporter Claire Cain Miller just tweeted that Page is speaking at the search giant's Zeitgeist conference, which is taking place in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Page suffered an unspecified ailment which prevented him from speaking at several public events, including...
GOOGLE VOICE: Larry Page Speaks! (GOOG)

3 unexpected questions from Nintendo’s shareholder meeting

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Nintendo chief Satoru Iwata fielded the usual questions about the company’s profitability and the online plans for the upcoming Wii U console at the 72nd annual general meeting of shareholders today (you can read the full transcript here). But a few odd inquiries also worked their way into all...
3 unexpected questions from Nintendo’s shareholder meeting

HP Wants Nothing More Than a Quiet, Uneventful Shareholder Meeting

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Hewlett-Packard will today convene a meeting of shareholders in Mountain View, Calif. The proceedings are generally expected to be routine, which one might not expect, given the rocky period through which the company has been passing of late. CEO Meg Whitman will make a presentation, essentially reiterating her plan to...
HP Wants Nothing More Than a Quiet, Uneventful Shareholder Meeting

Chinese video giant Youku's shareholders approve Tudou merger deal

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The ongoing merger between Chinese online video giants Youku and Tudou has taken a step closer to completion after Youku confirmed that its shareholders have approved the plan to bring its rival on board. On the other side, Tudou’s board has also approved the deal, which was announced in March and is...
Chinese video giant Youku's shareholders approve Tudou merger deal

David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Is Urging Investors To Vote 'NO' On An Apple Proposal To Eliminate Preferred Stock

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Hedge funder and Apple investor David Einhorn is out with an interesting press releas urging investors to vote 'NO' on a proposal from Apple to eliminate the company's ability to issue preferred stock. ---------------------------- GREENLIGHT CAPITAL URGES APPLE SHAREHOLDERS TO OPPOSE COMPANY'S PROPOSAL THAT WOULD IMPEDE APPLE'S ABILITY TO UNLOCK...
David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital Is Urging Investors To Vote 'NO' On An Apple Proposal To Eliminate Preferred Stock
Amazon annual meeting on tap in Seattle this morning

Longtime Microsoft analyst reduces estimates, cites 'awkward' Windows 8 launch

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Rick Sherlund, the veteran Wall Street analyst who has covered Microsoft since it went public, this morning reduced his earnings estimates for the company by 4 percent for the upcoming calendar year, saying Windows 8 isn’t getting as much support as it needs from computer makers. The report comes as...
Longtime Microsoft analyst reduces estimates, cites 'awkward' Windows 8 launch

No More Beating Around The Bush At Yahoo: Thompson Is Out, Levinsohn In As CEO, Effectively Immediately. Amoroso New Chairman

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No Yahoo has now officially confirmed the news we reported earlier: Ross Levinsohn is now interim Chief Executive Officer, replacing Scott Thompson, and Fred Amoroso is chairman of the board. More to come. SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) today announced that the Board of Directors has named...
No More Beating Around The Bush At Yahoo: Thompson Is Out, Levinsohn In As CEO, Effectively Immediately. Amoroso New Chairman

Accel Partners' Jim Breyer Won't Return to Dell's Board

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Computing company Dell just announced that Jim Breyer, a partner at venture capital firm Accel Partners and a member of its board of directors, won’t be returning to its board after the next meeting of shareholders this summer. In a very brief press release, Dell said Breyer notified the company...
Accel Partners' Jim Breyer Won't Return to Dell's Board

Bezos grilled over violent games, movies during Amazon shareholder meeting

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Amazon just wrapped up its annual meeting of shareholders at Seattle Center, with Jeff Bezos giving a broad overview of the company’s business and fielding questions from shareholders. But the hot-button issue during the Q&A wasn’t profit margins or taxes — it was the company’s policies about sales of violent...
Bezos grilled over violent games, movies during Amazon shareholder meeting

Yahoo Officially Confirms ATD Report on CEO Changes and Proxy Settlement

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Here you go on what I reported earlier today on Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson stepping down, being replaced by current global media head Ross Levinsohn, naming board member Fred Amoroso as chairman and settling its proxy fight with Third Point’s Daniel Loeb. I am going to buy myself some Mother’s...
Yahoo Officially Confirms ATD Report on CEO Changes and Proxy Settlement

Yahoo Makes It Official: Thompson Out, Amoroso Named Chairman, Loeb Joins Board

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Yahoo just made it official. In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a press release issued just moments ago, it appointed Ross Levinsohn as its interim CEO and announced that CEO Scott Thompson had left the company. The filing comes after a whirlwind weekend that saw...
Yahoo Makes It Official: Thompson Out, Amoroso Named Chairman, Loeb Joins Board

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)

IT'S OFFICIAL: Yahoo Announces That CEO Scott Thompson Is Out

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It's official. Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is out. Full release here ------ Yahoo! Names Fred Amoroso Chairman and Appoints Ross Levinsohn Interim CEO May 13, 2012 Board Announces Settlement with Third Point LLC   SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) today announced that the Board of Directors has named...
IT'S OFFICIAL: Yahoo Announces That CEO Scott Thompson Is Out

NEW LOEB NOTE: Yahoo Is Making It Harder For Shareholders To Vote (YHOO)

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Yahoo activist shareholder Dan Loeb, whose hedge fund owns 5.8% of Yahoo, just put out a release suggesting that the Yahoo board is making it more difficult for some shareholders to vote in the upcoming board elections. The accusation is this: Yahoo has been quiet about the "record date" of...
NEW LOEB NOTE: Yahoo Is Making It Harder For Shareholders To Vote (YHOO)

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

Ballmer sees his bonus cut, Hastings leaves Microsoft board

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer saw his bonus shrink a little in 2012 while that of other Microsoft executives rose significantly, the software maker said Tuesday. Ballmer received a bonus payment of $620,000, about 91 percent of his target, the company said. Combined with a salary of $685,000 and other...
Ballmer sees his bonus cut, Hastings leaves Microsoft board
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