EBay and Icahn settle Proxy Fight SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Carl Icahn is backing down from his push to remake eBay, settling an acrimonious dispute just ahead of what promised to be an awkward annual shareholders meeting. The e-commerce company has been...
Apr 10 2014, 8:35am CDT
Ebay's Omidyar: $450 Million Richer Since Icahn Attack Carl Icahn has a mouth that moves markets, and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar is cashing in on all the talk. Ebay shares have soared since Icahn released an open letter attacking the company on February 24th. Since the...
Feb 27 2014, 12:15pm CST
EBay responds to Icahn, says sticking with PayPal NEW YORK (AP) — EBay and activist shareholder Carl Icahn are continuing their war of words over PayPal. The billionaire has been pressuring the e-commerce company to spin off the online payment business. But eBay has...
Feb 24 2014, 2:26pm CST
EBay asked users to push against sales tax legislation Many of the users of eBay were requested via email to lobby against sales tax legislation. The Chief Executive, John Donahoe is recruiting the users of eBay in a push against this action taken by the Feds.
Apr 22 2013, 3:09am CDT
eBay Sells Skype The rumors became true today and eBay is selling Skype to an investor group led by Silver Lake and includes Index Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Investment Board.
eBay still keeps a...
Sep 1 2009, 10:47am CDT
Skype IPO Coming in 2010 eBay announced plans to split from Skype with a 2010 IPO for the popular internet phone service.
Since it purchased Skype four years ago for $2.6 billion, eBay has long mulled what exactly to do with a product eBay CEO...
Apr 14 2009, 8:05pm CDT
Seller’s Remorse? Skype Founders Look to Buy It Back The New York Times is reporting today that Skype co-founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis are looking to buy back the Internet calling service from eBay, the very same eBay they sold it to for $2.6 billion in 2005....
Apr 11 2009, 2:29pm CDT
eBay CEO Meg Whitman plans to retire? The WSJ reports that Meg Whitman the CEO of eBay since 1998 plans to retire from top post at the online auction giant.
The Journal reports that Ms. Whitman has apparentely already started to delegate more daily...
Jan 21 2008, 11:47pm CST
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