Neowin News Feed for: Shareholders Neowin News Feed for: Shareholders en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft announces increase in quarterly dividend, authorizes $40 billion in share buybacks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced a new share repurchase program, along with a quarterly dividend increase. In addition, the tech giant&#039;s annual shareholders meeting is set for December 4, 2019. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:26:01 +0000 Several major Facebook stakeholders call for Mark Zuckerberg to step down as Chairman <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Multiple major public funds with large stakes in Facebook came together on Wednesday to call for Mark Zuckerberg&#039;s removal as Chairman, for his numerous company mishandlings over the past few years. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sharath Ravishankar) Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:22:01 +0000 Elon Musk to keep Tesla public following shareholder concerns <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Elon Musk has announced that he plans to keep Tesla public after hearing from shareholders. He confirmed that he found the process of going private to be more difficult than he anticipated. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 25 Aug 2018 14:34:01 +0000 Two Apple shareholders want to prevent addiction <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Two Apple shareholders have asked the company in a public letter to do more to research and tackle children&#039;s addiction to iPhones. One proposal it mentioned was a yearly report of progress made. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 08 Jan 2018 10:38:01 +0000 SoftBank is trying to buy Uber shares for 30% less <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>SoftBank and a coalition of other companies looking to buy shares in Uber in exchange for a multi-billion dollar investment, are looking to buy shares on the cheap at around $33 each. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:18:01 +0000 Stockholders question Satya Nadella's mobile division strategy at shareholders meeting <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, was under fire at the annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday. Windows Phone users were quick to ask Nadella what future lies ahead for the company&#039;s mobile division. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Cage Appleby) Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:08:01 +0000 Decision day for Nokia as shareholders set to vote on Microsoft deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1027084355news-logo-nokia-device.png" alt="" /></div>After announcing the planned sale of its devices business to Microsoft, Nokia&#039;s shareholders will vote today on whether to accept the $7.35bn deal, which is expected to be completed in early 2014. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 19 Nov 2013 07:51:06 +0000 Jeff Bezos: Profits are not important to Amazon, customers are <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/752617962amazon-kindle-fire.png" alt="" /></div>Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, has written a letter to shareholders outlining his aims for the company. Bezos says that Amazon innovates even when there is no need, putting customers above profits. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Sat, 13 Apr 2013 09:18:46 +0000 Apple "iWatch" could be past the experimental stage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/47863619news-logo-apple-logo.png" alt="" /></div>A report from Bloomberg says that Apple&#039;s rumoured &quot;iWatch&quot; could already be in development, by a team of as many as 100 of the Cupertino employees ahead of a 2013 launch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:01:31 +0000 Nokia shareholders want CEO Elop ousted [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It seems that not everyone is happy with the Nokia and Microsoft deal that the two companies announced last week, especially some of the Nokia shareholders. According to, nine Nokia shareholders will use their next... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Byron Hinson) Tue, 15 Feb 2011 21:21:30 +0000 Microsoft gives shareholders greater input on executive pay <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Executive compensation can be quite a big deal if you're a shareholder with a company; as you'd expect, people want to be able to have a say on whether or not a high ranking member... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Sun, 20 Sep 2009 03:21:16 +0000 Google Shareholders Vote Against Anti-Censorship Proposal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A majority of Google shareholders have voted against an anti-censorship proposal that took aim at the way Google conducts its business in China and other countries that engage in active censorship. The company received a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 May 2007 02:58:53 +0000 Apple's Jobs apologizes to shareholders <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple CEO Steve Jobs has apologized to shareholders after an internal investigation found that he had been aware of the company's practice of &quot;backdating&quot; employee stock options. &quot;I apologize to Apple's shareholders and employees for... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 05 Oct 2006 09:49:27 +0000 Apple Shareholders Sue Apple <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple shareholders have filed suit against the company, in the latest development of the options furore. The shareholders claim Apple's CEO Steve Jobs and other Apple executives, changed their option-grant dates to reap &quot;millions of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 22 Aug 2006 13:38:30 +0000 Seagate, Maxtor Merger Approved by Shareholders <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After a deal was reported to be in the works months ago, shareholders for both Seagate and Maxtor have approved a merger of the hard drive giants. Under the deal, Seagate will acquire Maxtor,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 18 May 2006 16:41:22 +0000 Cisco Fights Shareholders on Human Rights <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Internet equipment maker Cisco Systems is fighting a shareholder action that urges the company to adopt a comprehensive human rights policy for its dealings with the Chinese government, and with other states practicing political censorship... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 31 Jul 2005 11:04:29 +0000 PeopleSoft Shareholders Give Oracle Green Light <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Oracle Relevant Products/Services from Oracle, backed by what the company views as a favorable response from PeopleSoft Latest News about PeopleSoft stockholders, is applying more pressure in an effort to complete its proposed US$9.2 billion... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Nov 2004 02:05:28 +0000 Sega shareholders give go-ahead to Sammy merger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One of the industry's biggest-ever mergers is on track for October As we announced in our previous Sega post, we said that Sega would announce today what their plans will be. Sammy's... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 30 Jun 2004 21:36:45 +0000 Apple not US-centric, Jobs tells shareholders <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple shareholders yesterday re-elected the company's six-member board and voted down a proposal to restrict executive pay. During the company's annual shareholders meeting at its Cupertino headquarters all board members were approved by a majority... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 23 Apr 2004 14:30:01 +0000 Shareholders query porn star presence at Nvidia party <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Investors on a Yahoo board are wondering just how Nvidia will justify pulling in a famous porn star at a party held at the E3 games show recently. A number of investors in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 26 May 2003 19:22:21 +0000 Acclaim Shareholders Sue...Acclaim? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As you may have heard over the last few days, a group of shareholders in games developer and publisher Acclaim have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company. The complaint alleges that the company's predictions... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Wed, 19 Mar 2003 09:47:38 +0000