‘Shocked’ Thai mom faces 15 years in prison for posting ‘I see’ on Facebook

A cleaning lady in Thailand, the mother of a political activist leader, faces up to 15 years in prison after posting “I see” on Facebook.

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Carl Icahn, David Einhorn cut Apple positions amid hedge fund titration

Article Image A series of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings reveal activist investor Carl Icahn and David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital both shed Apple stock in the fourth quarter of 2015 after bullish prospects

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Investor Calls for Leadership Changes at Yahoo

Activist investor Starboard Value, which has dogged Yahoo over the years, on Wednesday sent a letter to the company demanding it make changes or face a proxy fight. Yahoo “made the right decision” by suspending the Alibaba spinoff, but “the continued downward spiral of Yahoo’s core Search and Display advertising businesses” has been “frustrating for us, and likely for you,” the letter states. The management team hired to turn around the core business “has failed to produce acceptable results.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82949.html?rss=1

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Qualcomm will lay off 15% of its workforce, succumbs to cult of ‘shareholder value’

Qualcomm had a mildly down quarter. In response, the CEO has kowtowed to activist investors, will fire 15% of employees, and vowed to investigate spinning Qualcomm’s chip business off into its own business.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/210758-qualcomm-will-lay-off-15-of-its-workforce-succumbs-to-cult-of-shareholder-value

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'Abortion Drone' delivers pregnancy termination pills to women in Poland

Dutch activist group Women on Waves has used a drone to deliver pregnancy termination drugs to two women in Poland. The “Abortion Drone” was piloted from Frankfurt, Germany, over the Oder river, and delivered the abortion drugs misoprostol and mifepristone in Słubice, Poland, reports CNET.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/01/dutch-abortion-drone-delivers-pregnancy-termination-pills-to-women-in-poland/

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Apple reportedly iced plans to build television set, looks to debut new Apple TV at WWDC

Countering expectations from activist investor Carl Icahn, a report on Monday claims Apple had plans to release an ultra-high-definition television set by 2016, but abandoned the idea more than one year ago.

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Carl Icahn sets new Apple target of $240 per share, valuing company at $1.4 trillion

In his latest open letter to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn has said he believes shares of the company should currently be trading at more than $100 higher than their current valuation.

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Apple posts interview with Christy Turlington Burns on iTunes

Apple this week shared a recorded interview with model and activist Christy Turlington Burns, hosted by Apple Fitness and Health director Jay Blahnik at the Regent Street Apple Store in London.

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Civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis visits Apple HQ, meets with CEO Tim Cook

Georgia congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis was a guest speaker at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Tuesday, where he touted his new graphic novel and talked one-on-one with CEO Tim Cook in a closed door meeting.

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Carl Icahn says Apple stock should be worth $216 per share today, not in the future

Activist investor Carl Icahn this week once again heaped praise on Apple, saying the company’s stock continues to be vastly undervalued and should be trading today at a price of $216.

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CyberCaliphate targets U.S. military spouses

Military family activist Liz Snell never thought it would happen to her group: Apparent ISIS sympathizers hacked her group’s Twitter account and posted threats against a half dozen or so members.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/tegsr0WIAWk/index.html

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Carl Icahn says Apple is still undervalued, plans to increase his $203 price target

Activist investor Carl Icahn believes shares of Apple should be valued much higher than their current trading price, and on Wednesday said he even plans to revise his own price target for the stock, which he called a “no-brainer” investment.

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Starboard to Yahoo's Mayer: Our Way or the Highway

Activist hedge fund Starboard, which has been expressing dissatisfaction with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s strategy for some time, on Thursday sent a letter advising her to toe the line or expect to be ousted. Starboard expressed concern over recent media reports that Mayer has been considering the acquisition of CNN or Scripps Network Interactive.
Starboard also appears worried about what Yahoo will do with its remaining shares of Alibaba, now that more than 60 days have passed since its IPO.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81564.html?rss=1

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In response to Icahn, Apple reiterates plans to review share buyback program annually

After activist investor Carl Icahn published a letter Thursday asking Apple to increase its share buyback efforts once again, the company responded with a statement indicating it’s in no rush to make any changes.

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Carl Icahn says Apple should buy more of its 'dramatically undervalued' stock, reveals valuation of $203

Activist investor Carl Icahn published an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday, revealing that he thinks shares of the company are “dramatically undervalued,” presenting it with an opportunity to buy back even more of its own shares at a tremendous discount via a tender offer.

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Carl Icahn teases 'interesting' open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook

Investor and activist Carl Icahn, who previously had a public battle with Apple over its cash hoard, has revealed he will be sending another open letter to Chief Executive Tim Cook on Thursday, and indicated he believes the note “will be interesting.”

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