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Carl Icahn

Carl Celian Icahn (born February 16, 1936) is an American billionaire financier, corporate raider, and private equity investor. In 2008 his net worth was US$14 billion, putting him in an eight way tie for the 46th richest man in the world. In 2009 Forbes recalculated his net worth as $9 billion, but now he is in an eight way tie for the 43rd richest man in the world.

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Investor activism trend raises questions

Jan 04 - Financial Times

Activist investors in bonus fight

Dec 30 - Financial Times

Apple / Icahn: Smaller slice

Dec 06 - Financial Times

Transocean reaches dividend deal with Carl Icahn

Nov 12, 2013 - Financial Post

Icahn Woos Apple With Dinner and a Website

Oct 25, 2013 - Business Week

Articles About Carl Icahn

The Apple Logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store.
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Reaches New Heights as iPhone Sales Boost US Economy

By IBTimes AU

Apple shares have surged to a new high last week when stock price surged beyond the $100 mark. (Oct 27)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., MANUFACTURING, GDP, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK

The Apple Logo is Pictured at a Retail Store in the Marina Neighborhood in San Francisco
Carl Icahn Believes Apple Stock Too Cheap In Letter to Tim Cook; AAPL Worth $203 [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook and proposed another round of stock buybacks. He said the company's current stock valuation is cheap as the stock should be worth $203 per share with a valuation of $1.2 trillion. (Oct 10)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Samsung May Acquire Nuance: 'The Voice Recognition Company Behind Siri'

By IBTimes AU

BGR reported the Nuance Communications, a speech-recognition company responsible for the technology that powers Siri, Apple's virtual assistant, might be thinking of getting along with Samsung Electronics for a possible acquisition. (Jun 18)

MORE TOPICS: NINTENDO, SAMSUNG

Carl Icahn Speaks on Insider Trading with Phil Mickelson and William Walters

By IBTimes AU

Activist Carl Icahn denies being investigated on insider trading with Phil Mickelson and William Walters (Jun 02)

MORE TOPICS: SEC, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK, FBI, INSIDER TRADING, INVESTMENT

Raindrops are seen in front of an Apple logo outside an Apple store in Shanghai February 22, 2012.
Apple Inc Scores Highest in Privacy and Data Protection; Stock Held by Hedge Funds Fall

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc has scored high in Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)'s privacy report. The digital rights advocator gave Apple a perfect mark of six stars in its effort to protect user data and policies towards government data requests. (May 19)

MORE TOPICS: MICROSOFT, APPLE INC., TWITTER, FACEBOOK, INVESTMENT, CONGRESS

Carl Icahn Ups Bullish Bet on Apple Inc With $1.65B Worth of Shares

By IBTimes AU

Carl Icahn increases stakes on shares of Apple Inc. by 2.8 million shares (May 16)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., SEC, AUSTRALIA

PayPal Burnishes Brand Image as Mobile Use Surges

By Reuters

PayPal is getting a shiny new look as parent eBay Inc tries to wrest attention away from the growing number of rivals piling into the mobile payments market. (May 01)

MORE TOPICS: GOOGLE INC.

A worker climbs outside an Apple store in Hong Kong
Apple Expands Buybacks by $30 Billion

By Reuters

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has approved another $30 billion in share buybacks till the end of 2015 and authorized a rarely seen seven-for-one stock split, addressing calls to share more of its cash hoard while broadening the stock's appeal to individual investors. (Apr 24)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOOGLE INC., IPHONE, APPLE INC., SAMSUNG, JAPAN

With Apple Inc’s $130-Billion Capital Return Programme, it’s a Long-Term Hold, Says Icahn

By IBTimes AU

Activist investor Carl Icahn says that Apple Inc is undervalued and admitted of not selling a single share of Apple Inc (Apr 24)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., TWITTER

Apple Leads List of $1.64 Trillion in Stockpile; Q2 April 23 Forecast Within Reach?

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc. leads the list of US companies with 1.64 trillion in stockpile; will the company reach its Q2 forecast? (Apr 02)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, APPLE INC., IPAD, AIDS