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  • Apple's interest in Beats Electronics stirs speculation

    More than a decade after it revolutionized the music industry with the launch of iTunes, Apple Inc. remains the world's largest music retailer and one of the most recognized brands. So why, exactly, does it need to buy Beats Electronics' headphone and...
  • 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)...
  • Jerry Brown weighs in on Apple taxes, gets ire of the Irish

    Jerry Brown weighs in on Apple taxes, gets ire of the Irish
    Irish media are raising a fuss over Gov. Jerry Brown's comments on the Irish tax laws that shelter Apple from billions of dollars in U.S. taxes. "I don't know how you got to have Apple to have so much of their business in Ireland, we thought they were a...
  • Why the Apple-Beats deal still hasn't gone down: Dr. Dre video?

    Why the Apple-Beats deal still hasn't gone down: Dr. Dre video?
    A new Billboard analysis of why there’s still been no announcement of Apple’s reported purchase of Beats headphone maker and music streaming service suggests that Beats co-founder Dr. Dre may have slowed or even halted the nuptials with 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....
  • 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...
  • Holy Grail screen protector a tough guard but not bulletproof [Video]

    Holy Grail screen protector a tough guard but not bulletproof [Video]
    The Holy Grail screen protector can defend against key scratches, scissor stabs and five-foot drops, but do not use it to stop a bullet. The accessory, created by Seattle company Sir Lancelot’s Armor, went on sale this week. The company boasts...
  • Were Apple's iPad sales really as bad as they looked?

    Apple investors were rejoicing this week after the company reported first-quarter earnings that were far better than expected, thanks to strong iPhone sales. Throw in an additional $30 billion that the company plans to spend on stock buybacks and...
  • Samsung closing gap on Apple in tablet market

    Samsung closing gap on Apple in tablet market
    When it comes to tablets, Apple remains the dominant leader, but rival Samsung is catching up. Apple iPad sales fell from 19.5 million during the first quarter of 2013 to 16.4 million during that period this year. At the same, Samsung grew its tablet...
  • Tim Cook calls critical new Apple book 'nonsense'

    Tim Cook calls critical new Apple book 'nonsense'
    Apple CEO Tim Cook has gone out of his way to call a new book, which is focused on the state of his company since the death of Steve Jobs, "nonsense." Wall Street Journal technology reporter Yukari Iwatani Kane released the book this week. It is...