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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

Articles About Carl Icahn

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

Raindrops are seen in front of an Apple logo outside an Apple store in Shanghai February 22, 2012.
Apple Leads U.S. Companies in Stock Buybacks Value, Thanks Partly to Pressure From Carl Icahn

By IBTimes AU

Apple has led many U.S. companies in the value of stock buybacks in the last quarter of 2013. Aside from Apple, other tech giants also made big repurchases of their stocks. (Mar 28)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., IPHONE

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook Not Doing Enough to Raise Shareholder Value? Analyst Calls for Cook's Removal as CEO

By IBTimes AU

Is it time to replace Tim Cook as Apple Inc CEO? With Apple shares down 5 per cent and now 25 per cent difference from the stock's peak in September 2012, some investors have been worried about Apple Inc's image as an innovative company es... (Mar 11)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., IPHONE, MORGAN STANLEY, STEVE JOBS, IPOD