Two Investors Fight for Board Seats: Relational Investors LLC and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System have launched a fight for board seats at Occidental Petroeum Corp.
Huang Wants Liverpool Football: Kenneth Huang, a Hong Kong businessman, wants to take control of the Liverpool Football Club by the end of this month.
Another E-Book Probe: Connecticut AG Richard Blumenthal disclosed a preliminary review of the pricing agreements between five of the country’s largest book publishers and two leading digital retailers: Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc.
Bank Takes Bomber’s House: The house of attempted Times Square Bomber Faisal Shahzad became the property of his lender after a public foreclosure auction over the weekend.
Rapportive Gets $1 Mln: Gmail plugin Rapportive has received $1 million from a group of Angel investors, including Jason Calcanis and gmail creator Paul Buchheit.
Top Party School: University of Georgia took top honors as the best party school while MIT students study the most and Brown students were the happiest.
LBO Image Problem: David Rubenstein, co-founder of the Carlyle Group, says PE firms haven’t solved their biggest problem: their image.
Town Uses Google to Spy: The town of Riverhead, Long Island uses Google Earth to find out if neighbors have illegal swimming pools.