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  • Apple gives beta users a peek at OS X Yosemite

    CUPERTINO, Calif. Apple is no longer afraid of the word "beta." Breaking with its notorious code of secrecy, Apple is letting users test-drive its new operating system for the Mac before it is officially launched later this fall. For the first time,...
  • LAUSD officials had close ties with Apple, Pearson execs, records show

    Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy and his chief deputy developed a special relationship with executives from the companies that won a key technology contract, records show, raising new questions about the bidding process in a $1-billion effort to...
  • Top L.A. Unified officials worked with Apple/Pearson before iPad deal

    Top L.A. Unified officials worked with Apple/Pearson before iPad deal
    Senior Los Angeles school district officials, including Supt. John Deasy, had a close working relationship with Apple and Pearson executives before these companies won the key contract for a $1-billion effort to provide computers to every student in the...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge stirs controversy in drought-plagued California

    The simple act of dumping ice water onto one’s head has turned into one of the most viral feel-good campaigns of 2014.   More than 2 million Ice Bucket Challenge videos featuring tech giants such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...
  • Apple stock rises to record amid optimism about new products

    Apple Inc.'s stock closed at an all-time high, surpassing a 2012 record as investors look ahead to new products such as bigger-screen iPhones and a wristwatch-like device that may jump-start revenue growth. Apple rose 1.4% to $100.53, topping the split-...
  • More than 2.4 million ice bucket challenge videos raise $15.6 million

    Ice bucket challenge videos, the viral craze of 2014, have raised more than $15.6 million for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research and awareness since July 29. The ALS Association announced the new figure Monday, a massive jump from the $1.8 million...
  • Apple ramps up spending on R&D

    As rumors swirl about new Apple products that may be on the way, one thing is for sure: The company is doubling down on R&D. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company has shifted research and development into overdrive this year, spending $1.6 billion in the...
  • Defy Media Launches Expanded 'Prank It FWD' Campaign, In Vein of #IceBucketChallenge

    Digital studio Defy Media is hoping to do well by doing good. New York-based Defy is launching a wider "pranks for good" initiative, inviting users to nominate someone to be featured in an uplifting prank video to debut in mid-November, based on the...
  • Apple addresses labor violations at Quanta Chinese factories after 2013 audit

    Apple addresses labor violations at Quanta Chinese factories after 2013 audit
    Apple Inc has worked with supplier Quanta over the past year to improve working conditions after a 2013 audit, published on Friday, uncovered a profusion of violations, including excessive overtime and health hazards. The report provides a snapshot of...
  • Sprint will introduce 'disruptive' prices next week: new CEO

    Sprint will introduce 'disruptive' prices next week: new CEO
    Sprint Corp will implement "very disruptive" prices next week, newly appointed Chief Executive Officer Marcelo Claure said at a company-wide town hall meeting on Thursday, according to the telecommunications industry website, Light Reading. Claure,...
  • Apple releases its first workplace-diversity report

    CUPERTINO, Calif. Apple's workforce may be 70 percent male and 55 percent white, but the company still managed Tuesday to hand in one of the most impressive diversity scorecards in Silicon Valley. In revealing for the first time the demographic breakdown...
  • Apple's larger iPhones said to start mass output next month

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — Apple suppliers in China will begin mass production of its largest iPhones ever next month, according to people familiar with the plans, as the smartphone maker faces increased competition. Apple is ramping up on two bigger...