| Mar 25, 2015
| 3:00 AM
The notion that HBO has left its heart in the Bay Area is no accident.
The premium cable network has held two major events there in the last two weeks. The first was the unveiling of its new stand-alone streaming service, HBO Now, as part of a deal with...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 11:03 AM
Miles White joined the likes of Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon on Tuesday as one of Barron's picks for the world's 30 best CEOs.
White, 60, has held the top job at North Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories since 1999. He is known for his bold...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:46 AM
Sure, there's already been a bestselling, authorized biography of Steve Jobs: "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson. But it's not the best biography, according to Apple brass.
Tim Cook and other company executives are throwing their support behind "Becoming...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 7:35 AM
Apple's new ResearchKit software platform turns the iPhone into a diagnostic tool drawing medical data from millions of potential customers, creating a boon for researchers and a headache for privacy advocates.
With iPhone users' permission, Apple...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 11:57 AM
The frenzy for Apple products was apparent when I was traveling in China two months ago.
While taking a break from wandering around Shanghai's bustling, neon-lighted East Nanjing Road, a twenty-something guy spotted me using my iPhone 6 and, with a look...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:25 PM
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been on tour, telling people who are worried about online privacy that he understands their angst.
"I feel very close to the Germans," he told the German tabloid Bild am Sonntag in an interview published Sunday. "We don't read...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 11:30 AM
It's time to see if Apple Inc. can single-handedly energize the tepid smartwatch market.
When the Apple Watch finally hits store shelves next month, it will join a crowded field of smartwatches, none of which has caught on with the public in a big way....
| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:11 PM
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook took a figurative victory lap at his company's annual shareholder meeting at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., one day after he announced details about the smartwatch that Apple plans to start selling next month....
| Mar 9, 2015
| 6:51 PM
There was no killer app announced at the Apple Watch event Monday. No groundbreaking features. No major new development for the Watch at all.
And yet, the Watch might wind up being the breakthrough fashion-tech accessory that the nascent wearables...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Apple is hosting a media event Monday morning to launch its Apple Watch, and we'll be in San Francisco to give you all the details as they're announced.
Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed the watch product for the first time during its September iPhone 6...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:43 AM
Karl Lagerfeld set his Chanel couture show in Paris in a garden full of mechanical flowers on Tuesday. [WWD]
Getting attention before the show: Kris Jenner, wearing see-through pants. She pulled off the look, at age 59, as well as one could, though...