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Marvell to Reshape Board in Agreement With Activist Starboard

bloomberg.com — Marvell Technology Group has agreed to reshape its board, giving in to demands from activist shareholder Starboard Value LP. The company will add five new board members, including Peter Feld, Richard Hill and Oleg Khaykin. Starboard will choose another director soon, and Marvell will elect Robert Switz.

Information Management

Information Management
information-management.com — (Bloomberg) -- Dell Inc. and EMC Corp. are in talks to sell EMC's Documentum, part of the companies' plan to divest more than $6 billion in assets to help finance the largest technology acquisition ever, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Dell and EMC Talking to Buyers for EMC's Documentum

bloomberg.com — Dell Inc. and EMC Corp. are in talks to sell EMC's Documentum, part of the companies' plan to divest more than $6 billion in assets to help finance the largest technology acquisition ever, people with knowledge of the matter said.

PayPal Scraps Charlotte Expansion Plans, Citing Anti-LGBT Law

bloomberg.com — PayPal Holdings Inc. is scrapping plans to build an operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina, saying that recent legislation passed in the state undercuts the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. "The new law perpetuates discrimination and it violates the values and principles that are at the core of PayPal's mission and culture," PayPal Chief Executive Officer Dan Schulman said in a statement.

Shutterfly Says Private Equity Firm Shows Interest in Buying It

bloomberg.com — Shutterfly Inc., a digital photo website, said it received an expression of takeover interest from a private equity firm it doesn't identify. The company isn't negotiating a deal. The letter outlining interest in a deal was also forwarded to "certain participants in the investment community" without Shutterfly's knowledge or permission, the company said in a statement.

Yahoo Urged by Activist Starboard to Overhaul Management, Board

Yahoo Urged by Activist Starboard to Overhaul Management, Board
bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc. was urged by activist shareholder Starboard Value LP to overhaul its management and board, saying that "significant changes" were needed at the company. In a letter sent to Yahoo's board Wednesday, Starboard said the Internet pioneer's recent decision to spin off its core Web businesses will require shareholders to wait another year "while the existing leadership continues to destroy value," and that the move is "not acceptable."

Jeff Bezos sneaks win over Elon Musk with his Blue Origin reusable rocket after years of SpaceX failure

Jeff Bezos sneaks win over Elon Musk with his Blue Origin reusable rocket after years of SpaceX failure
news.nationalpost.com — Jeff Bezos's space-exploration company Blue Origin LLC achieved a key milestone: sending a rocket into space and then landing it safely back on Earth. The flight and recovery of the New Shepard vehicle beat Elon Musk's SpaceX in the quest to build a reusable rocket, a central goal for companies trying to cut the cost of lofting freight and astronauts into Earth's orbit.

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin reaches milestone with reusable rocket

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin reaches milestone with reusable rocket
seattletimes.com — Jeff Bezos's space exploration company Blue Origin sent a rocket into space and then landed it safely back on Earth, it announced Tuesday Jeff Bezos's space exploration company Blue Origin achieved a key milestone: sending a rocket into space and then landing it safely back on Earth.

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin Reaches Milestone With Reusable Rocket

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin Reaches Milestone With Reusable Rocket
bloomberg.com — Jeff Bezos's space exploration company Blue Origin LLC achieved a key milestone: sending a rocket into space and then landing it safely back on Earth. Making reusable rockets is a central goal for a generation of companies that are trying to cut the cost of space travel and exploration.

SolarWinds to Be Acquired in $4.5 Billion Private-Equity Deal

bloomberg.com — SolarWinds Inc., a maker of software for managing computer networks, agreed to be bought by private-equity firms Silver Lake Partners and Thoma Bravo in a deal valued at $4.5 billion. The firms will pay SolarWinds $60.10 a share, or about 44 percent higher than the company's closing price on Oct.
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May 03, 2016

Google and Fiat Chrysler to work on testing minivans / First step of bigger joint self-driving project bloom.bg/1SIXrP6

May 03, 2016

Web 2.0 finally fesses up about the bottom-line impact of stock-based pay bloom.bg/1pYqXET via @technology

May 03, 2016

`Cognitive Dress' IBM Watson co-designed the most high-tech dress at the Met Gala qz.com/674342 via @qz

Apr 30, 2016

It's my wife's birthday, and we got her an Apple Watch. She is very excited. Feel like I need to recuse myself from this moment. As a journo

Apr 28, 2016

RT @joshuabrustein: If Uber thinks tipping is bad for black drivers b/c of bias, should it give such power to customer ratings? https://t.cbloom.bg/1TgUrph/J0IgLkysz5

Apr 28, 2016

Tech earnings closing the week on a high note, with Amazon, LinkedIn beating profit estimates (and yesterday's Facebook blowout)

Apr 28, 2016

Amazon stock is surging on that Q1 profit beat.

Apr 28, 2016

The e-mail goes on to say: `Tips are not included nor are they expected on Uber. Nothing has changed' (Some drivers may differ.)

Apr 28, 2016

Uber NYC: `You may have seen speculation in the media about whether we’ve changed our approach to tipping. The answer is no.'


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