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  • Simon & Schuster joins Oyster and Scribd for 'Netflix for e-books'

    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...
  • Could Microsoft quietly be winning the tech wars?

    Could Microsoft quietly be winning the tech wars?
    Is Microsoft actually beating its high-tech competitors? That could be the hidden message in the presentation by Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers at a company conference this week.  Chambers, striding into the audience of current and...
  • Biz News: An app for hailing a cab

    Hailing a taxi in Orange County just got a little easier. A taxi request app for smartphones, Flywheel, expanded service to some cities in Orange County, including Irvine, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Costa Mesa. The app allows users to call...
  • Motorola Moto E offers low-cost option for 1st-time smartphone buyers

    Motorola Moto E offers low-cost option for 1st-time smartphone buyers
    With the Moto E, Motorola set out to make a well-designed affordable smartphone with a long-lasting battery. Mission accomplished. The Moto E is by no means perfect, and customers who buy the device will have to compromise on certain features. But the...
  • Tennis Channel to sell subscription package directly to consumers

    Tennis Channel to sell subscription package directly to consumers
    The Tennis Channel is launching a digital subscription service that puts a new spin on the established business model for TV sports programming. Beginning Sunday, the sports network will begin selling a programming package directly to consumers. The new...
  • Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments

    Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments
    Quarters? How quaint. When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that. The...
  • 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

    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)...