John Murrell

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Icahn Takes Some More of Take-Two

Activist investor Carl Icahn, who just days ago scared Netflix into a poison pill, has also been piling up shares in videogame developer Take-Two Interactive, which has posted three straight down quarters. Over the past week, according to SEC filings, Icahn’s stake has increased from 8.7 percent to 9.6 percent and now to 10.7 percent.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work