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  • City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports

    City halts ride-sharing company's foray into Chicago airports
    The city has shooed away the first attempt by a ride-share company to make illegal inroads at Chicago's airports, which up until now have been the profitable domain of taxis and limos fiercely competing for passengers. The four-day episode started...
  • Southwest brings smartphone boarding passes to BWI

    Southwest brings smartphone boarding passes to BWI
    Southwest customers now need only an ID and a cellphone to fly out of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airline on Thursday added Baltimore to the growing list of cities offering its Mobile Boarding Pass, which allows...
  • Apple Close to Buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion

    Apple could be close to making its biggest acquisition in the company's history, offering $3.2 billion to purchase headphone maker Beats Electronics, which recently launched a streaming music service. Should the deal close, it would mark a major payout...
  • Apple hires Nokia camera expert; expect better iPhone photos

    Apple hires Nokia camera expert; expect better iPhone photos
    Reports are saying Apple may acquire Beats Electronics, but in the meantime the Cupertino, Calif., giant has for sure landed another figure in tech: Nokia's former camera expert. Apple has hired Ari Partinen, who previously was senior engineer on Nokia'...
  • Searching Apple's history for a rationale for buying Beats

    Searching Apple's history for a rationale for buying Beats
    As my colleague Chris O'Brien notes, Apple's reported interest in buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion is causing a lot of head-shaking and tongue-clucking among tech and finance cognoscenti. Even some of the company's most famous (or notorious)...
  • Millennial Media battling Facebook's emergence in mobile advertising

    Millennial Media battling Facebook's emergence in mobile advertising
    Millennial Media has long faced competition for advertising dollars from entrenched giants like Google and Apple, but it was another household name — Facebook — that took a bite out of the Baltimore company's earnings and sent its stock...
  • State's new computerized exam tryout plagued by glitches

    State's new computerized exam tryout plagued by glitches
    New state standardized exams, given for the first time on computers this spring, really have been a test. But not always a test of math and English. Students had trouble logging on; then many were logged off, sometimes for inactivity while they read...
  • Motorola introduces $129 Moto E, a smartphone 'affordable for all'

    Motorola introduces $129 Moto E, a smartphone 'affordable for all'
    Motorola is trying to lower the cost of entry for smartphone buyers around the world with its latest device: the $129 Moto E. The company announced the device Tuesday morning, saying the gadget will be available at its low price without requiring a...
  • Kids rude at restaurants? Tell parents something they don't know.

    Kids rude at restaurants? Tell parents something they don't know.
    As the father of 2-year-old twins, I'll readily concede that small children can be loud, unpredictable, distracting, mean, insufferable little tyrants. In fact, I'll concede it so readily that I don't have to be told as much by the fine diners smugly...
  • Pasadena ad-tech start-up Perfect Market acquired by Taboola

    Pasadena ad-tech start-up Perfect Market acquired by Taboola
    Taboola, a New York online advertising and publishing start-up, has acquired Pasadena-based rival Perfect Market. The terms of the sale were not disclosed but the acquisition brings together two start-ups that provide services for increasing traffic and...
  • Why iTunes, apps and services may be key to Apple's future

    Why iTunes, apps and services may be key to Apple's future
    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...