| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:42 AM
With Apple's stock falling more than 8% at one point on Tuesday, activist investor Carly Icahn swooped in and bought another $500 million worth of shares.
"Just bought $500 mln more $AAPL shares," Icahn tweeted. "My buying seems to be going neck-and-...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:23 AM
Get a free iPhone 5S with trade or buy one for $99 at Radio Shack. The Apple smartphones sell for $199. AT&T is also offering free devices.
At Radio Shack, sign a two-year agreement with Sprint, AT&T or Verizon and trade in a working, eligible iPhone...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:13 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team that her husband, Donald, bought 33 years ago and could name a prospective new owner by the end of the week, according to people familiar with the situation.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Increasing activity by data hackers has produced millions of victims and one clear winner: the credit monitoring business.
Services with names such as BillGuard and Identity Guard report a surge in sign-ups from people anxious to be protected. Nervous...
| May 28, 2014
| 9:28 PM
An initial round of bidding for the Los Angeles Clippers closed Wednesday with at least three potential buyers making offers and predicting that the winner will pay well over $1 billion, according to three people involved in the sale.
| May 27, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Shelly Sterling is mounting a hurried sale of the team she and her husband have owned for 33 years and could name a prospective new owner of the NBA franchise by the end of the week, a person familiar with the situation said....
| May 28, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Racing to sell the Clippers before being stripped of ownership by the NBA, co-owner Shelly Sterling received at least three preliminary offers for the team that could reach up to a record $2 billion, according to three people familiar with the process....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The teenage cancer patient with a gift for rhymes lived long enough to realize his dream of becoming a recording artist, but not to see his debut rap album hit the music charts.
Jeff Mortimer, who inspired fellow pediatric patients and adults alike with...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Despite its ecosystem of products, Apple's business relies heavily on the sales of iPhones. In the third quarter results reported on Tuesday, iPhone sales were 52.7% of revenue.
But what's the second most important business? That's harder to answer, and...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Maybe breaking up isn't so hard to do.
Shareholders of Spark Networks Inc., the owner of several online personals sites such as JDate.com and ChristianMingle.com, recently replaced four of its six directors with a slate backed by an activist investor....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:48 AM
It was a good weekend for two athletes recently featured in the Tribune.
Gwen Jorgensen of suburban Milwaukee extended her record victory streak in the World Triathlon Series to four by taking Saturday’s sprint race in Hamburg, Germany.