| May 28, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Apple Inc. has confirmed that it has reached a deal to buy headphone maker Beats Electronics and digital music service Beats Music.
The Cupertino tech giant said Wednesday that it will acquire the two companies for a total of $3 billion.
| May 30, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference starts Monday in San Francisco, and as always Apple will kick it off with a keynote that is expected to be packed with announcements.
The company has typically used the keynote address to unveil the latest...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Rather than making any single splashy announcement, Apple's latest developers conference keynote Monday was all about how the company plans to make its gadgets work together even better.
The ease and simplicity of its iPhones, iPads and Macs have long...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 11:03 AM
The wait for Apple's iWatch may finally end in October.
Since late 2012, Web rumors have maintained that Apple is developing a watch-like device that consumers can connect with their smartphones. Japan's Nikkei Asian Review added weight to those...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:07 PM
In agreeing to pay $3 billion to acquire Beats, Apple Inc. is betting that two music industry insiders can help restore some of its fading cool among young consumers while also helping it reinvent a troubled digital music business.
The largest deal in...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
With iHeartRadio, Clear Channel is looking to the Web to dial up growth.
On Tuesday the company said the online streaming service now has 50 million registered users, which is up more than 50% from the same time last year. The milestone comes as the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Oyster, the e-book subscription service, has launched a new version of its app that is available for Android devices as well as Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble Nook tablets.
The New York City startup has often been described as the Netflix or...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:41 AM
When Microsoft first announced the Surface, the tablet was unsuccessfully pitched as an iPad alternative. Now it's being marketed to consumers as a replacement for both their iPads and MacBooks.
Microsoft finally understands that consumers are not...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Apple Inc. announced updates to its mobile and desktop operating systems Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the updates were designed to help the company's devices "all work together in harmony....
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Apple is planning to launch a line of computerized wristwatches with multiple designs and different screen sizes in October, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing unnamed sources.
According to the Journal, the watch will contain more than 10...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Dr. Dre has popped his Hollywood Hills West home on the market at $35 million.
He's selling because he recently dropped $40 million on the four-acre Brentwood estate of supermodel and actress Gisele Bundchen and her husband, New England Patriots...