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  • Samsung closing gap on Apple in tablet market

    Samsung closing gap on Apple in tablet market
    When it comes to tablets, Apple remains the dominant leader, but rival Samsung is catching up. Apple iPad sales fell from 19.5 million during the first quarter of 2013 to 16.4 million during that period this year. At the same, Samsung grew its tablet...
  • Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents to everyone

    Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents to everyone
    The Tesla Model S just became the world's first open-source car. Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company's patents to all comers. "Technology leadership is not defined by patents,...
  • 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...
  • Colorado passes laws regulating Uber, other rides-on-demand services

    Colorado this week became the first state to regulate smartphone rides-on-demand businesses such as Uber. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Thursday measures that mandate drivers pass background checks, vehicles be inspected by mechanics and ride...
  • Apple touts device synergy at developer conference

    Apple touts device synergy at developer conference
    Rather than making any single splashy announcement, Apple's latest developers conference keynote Monday was all about how the company plans to make its gadgets work together even better. The ease and simplicity of its iPhones, iPads and Macs have long...
  • WWDC 2014: 10 highlights from Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite, iOS 8

    WWDC 2014: 10 highlights from Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite, iOS 8
    As expected, Apple unveiled the latest versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems Monday morning at the keynote event of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.  Led by Chief Executive Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Craig...
  • 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'...
  • Virtually wed: Online weddings present etiquette concerns for couples and guests alike

    Virtually wed: Online weddings present etiquette concerns for couples and guests alike
    New technology is creeping into the world of wedding etiquette, with live streaming of the ceremony to a remote audience being a current example. We searched for a consensus among wedding planners and etiquette experts on its propriety. The result?...
  • 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)...
  • More D58 students could get iPads

    More D58 students could get iPads
    Hundreds of more Downers Grove elementary school students could be carrying iPads in their backpacks next year, as the school district prepares to expand its program to outfit all kids with individual devices. Grade School District 58 administrators said...
  • 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...