With help from buckets of Red Bull, trays of sandwiches and some last-minute cake, nearly 50 software developers stayed up for the better part of 24 hours last weekend in Santa Monica to build apps for nonprofit organizations.
Apple Inc. is reportedly set to pay $30 million to acquire Swell, a Pandora-like app for Internet talk radio.
Like many other big tech companies, Pinterest says it knows it has a problem with diversity, or lack thereof.
Audio systems maker Bose Corp. filed a complaint to stop the sale of several headphones made by Beats Electronics, accusing the Culver City firm of infringing several patents for noise-reduction methods.
When a company saturates its home market with a once-hot product, expect it to pump up its presence in foreign lands to keep the momentum going.
An international cyber-crime ring was able to take over StubHub user accounts to steal identifying information and use victims credit cards to purchase tickets to concerts and sporting events, authorities announced Wednesday.
Apple won’t officially release its OS X Yosemite desktop software until this fall, but on Thursday, the Cupertino company will give 1 million users early access to a beta version of the operating system.
Duolingo, the free language-learning service, is releasing an app called Test Center that lets users take a standardized test on their mobile device and potentially earn certification for their English skills.
Despite its ecosystem of products, Apple’s business relies heavily on the sales of iPhones. In the third quarter results reported on Tuesday, iPhone sales were 52.7% of revenue.
Apple posted strong fiscal third-quarter results driven by iPhone and Mac sales.
Led by Swagbucks $60 million round of fund-raising, 35 Los Angeles County startups raised more than $330 million from April through June in what was a booming second quarter for startup investment nationwide.
Flexible work arrangements and better prospects to grow their skills could attract thousands of recently laid off employees at Microsoft to jobs at startups.
It would be unfair to say that Apple has got its mojo back this summer, since I’m sure the company and many of its fans would say it never lost it. But as the tech giant prepares to release third quarter earnings Tuesday, it’s certainly riding some serious momentum.
Verizon plans to boost the Internet upload speed for nearly all of its FiOS service subscribers, meaning that theyll be able to upload videos to YouTube nearly as quickly as they can load clips they want to watch.
Computer giant Dell announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin as payment, making the Texas-based company the largest business to accept the virtual currency.
Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $400 million to settle allegations that the company conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices.
Bobby Kotick, chief executive at video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. (think “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft”), saw his job threatened last year when he refused to accept the sale of some of Activision’s shares to anyone but a group he controlled, according to court documents.
Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer didn’t mince words when it came to the company’s second-quarter earnings.
Anyone waiting for a larger-format iPhone 6 will have to wait longer, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
The man who created Google Glass has left the Mountain View, Calif., tech giant for Amazon, a sign that the Seattle online retailer may be eyeing an entrance into the wearable device market.