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  • A brief history of Beats, Apple's $3-billion acquisition

    The Beats story is one with many turns that began less than a decade ago and led to a big payoff this week for co-founders Jimmy Iovine, a music mogul, and hip-hop legend Dr. Dre. Beats Electronics is born, launches line of headphones Iovine and Dre...
  • Value of stock buybacks up sharply in fourth quarter, led by Apple

    Value of stock buybacks up sharply in fourth quarter, led by Apple
    The value of stock buybacks by U.S. companies jumped in the fourth quarter of last year, led by repurchases by Apple Inc. and other technology giants. Companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 repurchased $126 billion of stock in the fourth quarter...
  • Beats buy is Apple's play for new cool

     Beats buy is Apple's play for new cool
    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...
  • Amazon Prime to launch music-streaming service, report says

    Amazon will launch a music-streaming service this summer, according to a report that comes just one day after Apple announced its acquisition of Beats Music. The rumored music-streaming service will be available to Amazon Prime members, according to...
  • Diversity champion says Silicon Valley overlooks minority talent

    Diversity champion says Silicon Valley overlooks minority talent
    Four white guys and an Indian. A male Indian. That's the central cast of the new HBO hit sitcom “Silicon Valley.” The race and gender breakdown only slightly exaggerates the makeup of Silicon Valley's actual workforce. Google Inc. recently...
  • U.S. manufacturing: U.S. production costs catching up with China

    U.S. manufacturing: U.S. production costs catching up with China
    Another win for the made-in-America movement: A new report found that U.S. manufacturing in the past decade has become much more competitive compared with low-cost manufacturing rivals. U.S. factories can make goods at the same cost or even cheaper than...
  • Mac OSX 10.10, IOS 8, Healthbook expected at Apple event Monday

    Mac OSX 10.10, IOS 8, Healthbook expected at Apple event Monday
    Apple Inc. is expected to announce updated operating systems for its desktop computers and mobile devices -- Mac OSX 10.10 and IOS 8 -- at its annual developers conference starting Monday in San Francisco. The company is expected to also introduce...
  • How Apple's new iCloud pricing compares to rivals

    How Apple's new iCloud pricing compares to rivals
    When it comes to cloud services, Apple has been lagging behind its rivals for quite a while, but on Monday, the tech titan took some steps to play catch-up. Most notably, Apple announced that it plans to drop the price of cloud storage plans later...
  • Apple near deal to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion

    Apple Inc. is nearing a deal to buy Beats Electronics LLC, the premium headphone maker that recently launched a subscription streaming music service.  The Cupertino tech giant would pay $3.2 billion for Beats, according to a person with knowledge of the...
  • Apple may be buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion

    Apple may be buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion
    Apple Inc., in what would be the largest acquisition ever for the tech giant, is close to buying high-end headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion. The talks between Apple of Cupertino, Calif., and Beats Electronics of Culver City were first...
  • Meet the next building that will try to blow Silicon Valley's mind

    Meet the next building that will try to blow Silicon Valley's mind
    The architectural renaiassance in Silicon Valley seems to be still gathering steam. In a region not known for its notable buildings, tech companies and developers now seem intent on changing the region's drab image.  The latest entry in the valley's...