| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Best Buy is selling the Motorola Moto G for Verizon with no contract for $99.99.
The retailer said it is selling the device at its U.S. stores, including Best Buy Mobile stores.
"The phone is currently landing in stores and is available for sale as...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
An essential element of the Tim-Cook-Is-Not-Steve-Jobs meme is that its proponents have no idea about (1) who Steve Jobs was, and (2) how Apple performed under his leadership.
An excellent example of the form is buried within Fred Vogelstein's article...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:29 AM
In a letter to Apple shareholders published on Monday, activist investor Carl Icahn announced he was dropping his shareholder proposal that would have asked Apple Inc. to buy back $50 billion of stock this year.
The move came after an influential...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:30 AM
For Maria Bartiromo, it was time to take stock.
"Sometimes in life you have to have a little courage," the longtime star of business channel CNBC said over the phone. "I wanted to try something new, something in which I could learn and grow."
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.
"Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Apple is urging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would make it possible for business owners to use their religious beliefs as a reason to deny service to gays and lesbians.
The Cupertino tech giant weighed in on the matter because it now...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Apple confirmed it has acquired Israeli motion-detection startup PrimeSense, for a reported $350 million -- fresh fodder for speculation that the tech colossus is planning to intro a TV set you can control with the flick of your wrist.
| Dec 1, 2013
| 2:00 AM
As parents of picky eaters know, there's no getting around deeply ingrained eating habits.
So the parents of a 5-year-old Atlanta girl were dismayed to find her favorite spice — McCormick's Mediterranean Herb — suddenly missing from store...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Apple's big event has just concluded, which means that the commentaries overpraising its new products and grousing about ungranted wishes are on their way to your computer and smartphone pixels already. (My LA Times colleagues are on the case here.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced Wednesday that Apple had agreed to settle a complaint over in-app purchases by children.
Apple agreed to make changes to the way it notifies parents about such purchases as well as pay at least $32.5...