| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Has the tablet revolution run out of steam?
Three years ago, Apple unveiled the first iPad, which had a bigger impact than anyone could have imagined. PC and laptop sales have been dropping, and for the first couple of years, sales of iPads regularly...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:42 PM
With Apple's long-awaited updates to its iPads and MacBook Pros done, there was plenty of reaction from analysts and other interested observers.
Here's a sampling:
Video: iPad Air versus the 4th-generation iPad
Sarah Rotman Epps, Forrester...
| Oct 25, 2013
As YouTube prepares to launch its subscription music service by the end of the year, the digital music giant is seeking to capitalize on music fans' desire to have access to their favorite songs everywhere they go.
The company's free online video site...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Is your Kindle e-reader "irrelevant"? Yes, says a significant share of publishing executives.
That's one of the most interesting pieces of news to come out of Digital Book World, publishing's annual e-reading conference, which got underway Wednesday...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:42 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Inc. has been searching for the right way to cuddle up in your living room.
After a string of high-profile flops, the technology giant may have finally hit on the answer: a tiny, inexpensive device that plugs directly into high-...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Hulu divorce has been called off.
After months of fielding offers from would-be buyers for the popular online video site, owners 21st Century Fox Inc., Walt Disney Co. and NBCUniversal decided Friday to cancel the sale.
Instead, they said, they...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Chief Executive Tim Cook likes to say Apple Inc. has an advantage over competitors because it does three things well: hardware, software and services.
For much of the year, speculation about new hardware gets the lion's share of attention from obsessive...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Google Inc. upended the Internet with its search engine.
It launched its own email service, made roads and highways easier to navigate, developed the world's most popular operating system for mobile devices and took a shot at Apple Inc.'s iTunes with...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Second of two parts
Phil Richards used to like his job driving a forklift in a produce and meat warehouse. He took pride in steering a case of beef with precision.
Now, he says, he has to speed through the warehouse to meet quotas, tracked by bosses...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:37 PM
Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Amazon.com Inc. will undermine an industry already struggling with the transition to e-books.
A federal court Thursday approved a settlement between the Justice Department and...
| Jan 2, 2011
Checked in lately? On your smart phone, that is.
If you had, you might have scored discounts on drinks, meals, shopping and other travel goodies just for letting friends and businesses know your whereabouts. Or even racked up points in a hotel's...