| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:34 PM
The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:41 AM
Chief Executive Tim Cook said Apple Inc. repurchased $14 billion of its stock over the last two weeks after a weak outlook caused its share price to plunge.
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Cook said he was "surprised" by the 8% drop one...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BEIJING — Want to engrave a few words in Chinese on your new iPad? No problem — Apple offers consumers in mainland China free personalization. Just don't get too political.
Say you type in the Dalai Lama's name in Chinese characters into...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:29 AM
In a letter to Apple shareholders published on Monday, activist investor Carl Icahn announced he was dropping his shareholder proposal that would have asked Apple Inc. to buy back $50 billion of stock this year.
The move came after an influential...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:42 PM
Continuing its efforts to provide every student with a computer, the Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday agreed to distribute iPads to 38 more campuses, begin the process of purchasing laptops for seven high schools and buy as many tablets as needed...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies.
"This is a warning...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:45 PM
It's not looking pretty for J.C. Penney.
The Plano, Texas, company said this week that it plans to close 33 under-performing stores around the country by early May and shave 2,000 jobs off its books. Chief Executive Myron Ullman called the move —...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 10:20 PM
WASHINGTON — Dianne Feinstein got out of her chair, grabbed a 54-page federal court opinion and poked her finger at the bullet points buried inside, insisting a visitor read each carefully as the busy senator watched and waited.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Verizon Communications Inc. said it will acquire Intel Corp.'s online television unit in a deal that signals the growing importance of harnessing the Internet to deliver movies and television shows into the home.
The transaction, valued at less than...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Apple Inc.'s experiment with rolling out two new iPhones at the same time backfired as weak demand for the cheaper version with a plastic case led the company to sell fewer smartphones than expected during the holiday quarter.
Although Apple on Monday...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Apple Inc. is currently in talks with Time Warner Cable Inc. and other potential partners as it plans to unveil a new Apple TV set-top box as early as April, according to a report Wednesday from Bloomberg.
The new product is said to have a faster...