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  • EBay Settles Icahn Proxy Fight, Adds Independent Director

    EBay Inc. and activist investor Carl Icahn are burying the hatchet.

  • EBay CEO Huddles With Investors as Icahn Tussle Escalates

    EBay Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe is stepping up his offense against activist Carl Icahn, a sign of the rising stakes in his effort to keep from splitting off the e-commerce company’s PayPal business.

  • LinkedIn Chairman Hoffman Sells Facebook Stock Before IPO

    Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn Corp. and an early investor in Facebook Inc., plans to sell some of his shares in the world’s largest social network prior to its initial public offering this year.

  • LinkedIn at 10 Must Justify Richer Value Than Facebook

    LinkedIn Corp. unveiled its website ten years ago this week, from a tiny Silicon Valley office next door to an emerging social-networking service called Friendster.

  • Davos No-Shows Pandit to Schmidt Aren’t Among Attendees

    If the attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week are the story of people who lead in politics and business or aspire to, the names of those not making the trip tell a different tale.

  • Bloomberg Game Changers Preview: Reid Hoffman

    Reid Hoffman, the entrepreneur who created LinkedIn, is also the embodiment of it. As the most connected man in Silicon Valley, Hoffman has leveraged his own vast web of personal and professional connections to get in on the ground floor of most of the hot tech companies of the past decade, including Facebook Zynga, Flickr, and Digg. TONIGHT on Bloomberg Game Changers at 9P ET. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Reid Hoffman: Leverage Personal Network for Career

    Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn Corp., talks about the social media industry and his book, "The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career." He spoke with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West" on March 15. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Zuckerberg Among Donors to Christie, Booker’s Campaigns

    At least 20 people, including Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, have contributed to the campaigns of both Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker and Republican Governor Chris Christie, an analysis of their largest donors shows.

  • LinkedIn’s Biggest Backers Will Own $2.5 Billion Stake After Initial Sale

    LinkedIn Corp. ’s founder Reid Hoffman and its three top venture backers own a combined stake of about $5.14 billion after an eight-year wait for the first initial public offering by a major U.S. social-media site.

  • One-On-One With Reid Hoffman

    Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn Corp., talks with Bloomberg's Trish Regan about venture capital for start-ups and his plans for LinkedIn. (Source: Bloomberg)

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