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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald