Larry Barrett

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Larry Barrett is a freelance journalist and blogger who has covered the information technology and business sectors for more than 15 years. Most recently, he served as the online news editor for 1105 Media's Office Technology Group and as the online managing editor for SourceMedia's Investment Advisory Group publications Financial Planning, On Wall Street and Bank Investment Consultant. He was also a senior writer and editor at Ziff Davis Media's Baseline Magazine, winner of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award, and ZDNet. In addition, he's served as a senior writer and editor at prominent technology and business websites including CNET, InternetNews.com, Multichannel News and the San Jose Business Journal.

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eBay rejects board nominees; Icahn fumes

eBay rejects board nominees; Icahn fumes

In a preliminary proxy statement filed with the SEC, eBay urged shareholders to ignore the activist investor's handpicked nominees, claiming that Daniel Ninivaggi and Jonathan Christodoro are "not qualified" to replace any of the board's current members.

March 10, 2014 by

Icahn takes another swing at eBay's board

Icahn takes another swing at eBay's board

The activist investor fired off his second scathing letter this week, slamming board members Marc Andreessen and Scott Cook for being "value-driven for themselves" and calling eBay's corporate governance "dysfunctional." Oh, and he still wants that PayPal spin-off to happen.

February 26, 2014 by

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