Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Wednesday that he has filed a shareholder proposal with Apple for a much smaller stock buyback plan than he has advocated previously, as he continued to pressure Apple to share more of its cash pile. "Gave $AAPL notice we'll be making a precatory proposal to call for vote to increase buyback program, although not at $150 billion level," Icahn said in a tweet. CNBC said Icahn's plan calls for a $50 billion buyback program. Icahn had been urging Apple to buy back $150 billion worth of shares.
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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc has replaced its "Hide All" button with the more succinct "Unfollow," letting users block all messages and posts from selected friends. The latter alternative severs ties with that person on the social network, without notifying them. The goal of this change is to help people curate their newsfeed and see more of the content that they care about," Facebook said in an email. Facebook began rolling out the "Unfollow" button and a related change to its users on Monday.