| May 9, 2014
| 6:38 PM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Multitaskers, rejoice: Apple is reportedly planning on adding a split-screen feature to the iPad that will allow the tablet to run two apps at the same time.
The Cupertino-based tech company will introduce the feature in iOS 8, the next version of...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:14 PM
After weeks of anxiety among investors over Apple Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter results, the company delivered a one-two punch of good news Wednesday that sent its stock soaring.
First, Apple posted revenue for the three months ending in March that...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Netflix Inc. shares fell the most since October following a report that Apple Inc. is in talks for a streaming TV partnership with Comcast Corp.
Netflix, based in Los Gatos, California, fell 6.7 percent to $378.90 at the close in New York, the biggest...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
What if you believed that the planet might not have warmed up the last two decades, even though carbon emissions reached all-time highs?
Or, if the earth did heat up, you thought that it was not caused by human activity?
Or, if global warming were the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:49 PM
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Turns out that for Apple Inc., being one of the most innovative companies on the planet does have at least one big drawback.
The Cupertino, Calif., company says it is the No. 1 target for so-called patent trolls.
In court and regulatory filings, Apple...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — It's becoming a familiar scene in everybody's favorite city — luxury shuttles with Wi-Fi and plush seats barreling past sluggish, dilapidated city buses crammed with local residents standing elbow to elbow.
The nerd convoy,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and Caterpillar have all been subjected to lengthy Senate hearings that ridiculously accused them of paying only the taxes required by the tax code enacted by U.S. lawmakers and signed by U.S. presidents....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A U.S. Senate investigative panel is examining Caterpillar Inc. and whether the company improperly avoided U.S. taxes by moving profits outside the country, said three people familiar with the inquiry.
The Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:38 PM
Sony Corp. unexpectedly forecast a $1.1 billion annual loss and will cut 5,000 more jobs as Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai widens his restructuring plan in the face of shrinking demand for TVs and computers.
The net loss will total 110 billion...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:25 PM
SACRAMENTO — The recent hacking of customer data from Target Corp. computers is roiling the California Legislature.
Last week, two members of the Assembly touted a bill to strengthen consumer safeguards and limit the type of information...