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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Restless Shareholders Pelt Mayer With Yahoo Merger Proposals


Alternative Investment Management this weekend sent a letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, urging her to consider merging with SoftBank. That request came a few days after Starboard Value sent Mayer a missive recommending that Yahoo acquire AOL. The proposals are independent of one another, but the investors making them are following the same line of reasoning. Shareholders want to see results from the investments they have made and they are easily frustrated when companies don’t take steps to monetize certain assets or follow certain strategies.

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Apple calls for OS X Yosemite app submissions ahead of launch

In a letter to developers on Tuesday, Apple requested app submissions for its upcoming OS X 10.10 Yosemite launch, noting software built with the Swift programming language can be submitted to the Mac App Store via the latest Xcode 6.1 golden master seed.



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NYC artist claims Apple jacked his slogan for iPhone ad

According to the Daily News, New York City artist De La Vega has filed a cease-and-desist letter to Apple, claiming that the company intentionally stole the tagline that’s widely associated with his work.

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