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  • T-Mobile, Univision launch wireless brand targeting Latinos

    T-Mobile, Univision launch wireless brand targeting Latinos
    T-Mobile and Spanish media giant Univision Communications Inc. have teamed up to launch a new wireless brand specifically designed for Latino customers. Starting Monday, Univision Mobile will offer customers monthly plans that include 100 minutes of...
  • Commuting app RideScout has former transportation commissioner as adviser

    Commuting app RideScout has former transportation commissioner as adviser
    Gabe Klein, who quit his job as Chicago transportation commissioner last November and moved back to Washington, is about to become a proud papa. On two fronts, actually. Klein's wife, Stephanie Plummer Klein, is nine months pregnant, he told your...
  • Apple Close to Buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 Billion

    Apple could be close to making its biggest acquisition in the company's history, offering $3.2 billion to purchase headphone maker Beats Electronics, which recently launched a streaming music service. Should the deal close, it would mark a major payout...
  • Apple hires Nokia camera expert; expect better iPhone photos

    Apple hires Nokia camera expert; expect better iPhone photos
    Reports are saying Apple may acquire Beats Electronics, but in the meantime the Cupertino, Calif., giant has for sure landed another figure in tech: Nokia's former camera expert. Apple has hired Ari Partinen, who previously was senior engineer on Nokia'...
  • Allstate testing smartphone app to monitor drivers' habits

    Allstate testing smartphone app to monitor drivers' habits
    Allstate Corp. said Thursday it is testing a smartphone application that is collecting drivers' habits. The application is being tested a few states so far, the Northbrook-based company's CEO said at a conference. Allstate currently has a driver-...
  • 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)...
  • Unboxing the Moto E, Motorola's new $129 smartphone

    Unboxing the Moto E, Motorola's new $129 smartphone
    Motorola this month began selling the Moto E, a low-cost smartphone available for $129 with no contract. The Moto E is Motorola's latest effort to go after customers who want high-quality devices but don't want to spend hundreds of dollars or get...
  • Simon & Schuster joins Oyster and Scribd for 'Netflix for e-books'

    Simon & Schuster joins Oyster and Scribd for 'Netflix for e-books'
    Two major services hoping to become 'Netflix for e-books' got a big boost Wednesday: Simon & Schuster has made its backlist available to both Oyster and Scribd. For a monthly fee — $8.99 for Scribd, $9.95 for Oyster — each offers unlimited...
  • Could Microsoft quietly be winning the tech wars?

    Could Microsoft quietly be winning the tech wars?
    Is Microsoft actually beating its high-tech competitors? That could be the hidden message in the presentation by Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers at a company conference this week.  Chambers, striding into the audience of current and...
  • Biz News: An app for hailing a cab

    Hailing a taxi in Orange County just got a little easier. A taxi request app for smartphones, Flywheel, expanded service to some cities in Orange County, including Irvine, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Costa Mesa. The app allows users to call...
  • State's new computerized exam tryout plagued by glitches

    State's new computerized exam tryout plagued by glitches
    New state standardized exams, given for the first time on computers this spring, really have been a test. But not always a test of math and English. Students had trouble logging on; then many were logged off, sometimes for inactivity while they read...
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