| 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...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Allstate Corp. said Thursday it is testing a smartphone application that is collecting drivers' habits.
The application is being tested a few states so far, the Northbrook-based company's CEO said at a conference. Allstate currently has a driver-...
| May 30, 2014
| 6:00 PM
What is it like to eat at Hai Di Lao, the Ferrari of Chinese hot pot restaurants, to assemble your dipping sauce from an infinite bank of possibilities, to swish your bits of meat and fish through your own pot of seasoned broth instead of having to endure...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:29 AM
That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft.
As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
| 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 2, 2014
| 2:17 PM
As expected, Apple unveiled the latest versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems Monday morning at the keynote event of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Led by Chief Executive Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Craig...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Russian developer Gaijin Entertainment has captivated PC and PlayStation 4 gamers with its World War II game "War Thunder." Now the free-to-play war simulation, which features planes, tanks and ships from World War II, is going mobile, thanks...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Hispanic television programmer Univision Communications is now a virtual wireless provider.
Univision announced a pact with T-Mobile to launch Univision Mobile, a service created specifically for the nearly 56 million Hispanic consumers in the U.S. The...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:18 PM
T-Mobile and Spanish media giant Univision Communications Inc. have teamed up to launch a new wireless brand specifically designed for Latino customers.
Starting Monday, Univision Mobile will offer customers monthly plans that include 100 minutes of...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Motorola this month began selling the Moto E, a low-cost smartphone available for $129 with no contract.
The Moto E is Motorola's latest effort to go after customers who want high-quality devices but don't want to spend hundreds of dollars or get...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Two major services hoping to become 'Netflix for e-books' got a big boost Wednesday: Simon & Schuster has made its backlist available to both Oyster and Scribd.
For a monthly fee — $8.99 for Scribd, $9.95 for Oyster — each offers unlimited...