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  • European Union launches probe of tax breaks for Apple, Starbucks, Fiat

    European Union officials said Wednesday they had launched an investigation into whether Ireland and two other member nations were providing improper tax breaks to Apple Inc., Starbucks Corp. and Fiat Group. The announcement came as the U.S. and other...
  • Flappy Bird is coming back but 'not soon,' game's creator says

    Flappy Bird is coming back but 'not soon,' game's creator says
    When Dong Nguyen announced that he would be removing Flappy Bird from app stores last month, he did so through Twitter. So it is only fitting that he used a tweet to disclose that the popular mobile game would be returning. Nguyen, the 29-year-old...
  • Celebrate Twitter's 8th birthday with tool to find your first tweet

    Celebrate Twitter's 8th birthday with tool to find your first tweet
    Celebrate #ThrowbackThursday this week by looking up your first tweet, thanks to a new tool by Twitter. The San Francisco microblogging social network this week turns 8 years old, and to celebrate, it launched first-tweets.com, a website that makes it...
  • Apple-Comcast TV Pact? Don't Hold Your Breath

    The mere prospect that Apple and Comcast could be joining forces for a new joint TV service, as the Wall Street Journal first reported Sunday, has revived a fresh round of hyperventilation. But grab brown bags and start breathing into them, folks....
  • Can this man save the music business?

    Can this man save the music business?
    Lucian Grainge has a vision for the future of the music business that bears scant resemblance to the traditional record company playbook. He is putting songs on smartphones in Africa, reviving moribund American record labels and making Lorde into a...
  • Apple confirms it will buy Beats for $3 billion

    Apple Inc. has confirmed that it has reached a deal to buy headphone maker Beats Electronics and digital music service Beats Music. The Cupertino tech giant said Wednesday that it will acquire the two companies for a total of $3 billion. That's less...
  • Apple Seals $3 Billion Deal to Acquire Beats Music and Electronics

    Apple has sealed a $3 billion deal to acquire the Beats Music streaming service and Beats Electronics audio gear business founded by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. The deal marks the largest acquisition in Apple's history. As part of the deal, Iovine and Dr....
  • 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...
  • Apple Pays for Lack of Vision With Beats Acquisition (Analysis)

    Money isn't everything. But Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, made official on Wednesday, proved that everybody thinks it is. The over-analysis of the reasoning behind Apple's offer, which began long before the acquisition was...
  • Apple execs: 'Beats Music is first subscription music service done right'

    Some might see Beats Music as getting off to a disappointing start. Despite a big marketing push, the streaming music service has only 250,000 subscribers since it launched in January.  But, apparently, Apple really likes what it sees, enough to pony up...
  • If Apple's purchase of Beats heralds a new era in music, who wins?

    Days after Spotify announced that it had more than 10 million subscribers to its online music service, Apple announced that it had struck a $3-billion deal to buy the company behind one of Spotify's newest, buzziest rivals: Beats. The challenge for both...