| May 6, 2014
| 8:04 PM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:32 PM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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'...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:26 PM
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)...
| May 10, 2014
| 9:07 AM
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...
| May 11, 2014
| 10:58 PM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 8:22 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:12 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| 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...