| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The stock price of Apple Inc. climbed more than 3% in early trading on Monday one day after the company announced a breakthrough deal to sell the iPhone through China Mobile.
By midday, Apple's stock had risen $17.05 or 3.11% to $566.07.
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Tribune Co. has reached an agreement with Sony Corp. of America to acquire Gracenote Inc., a music data company.
Tribune, the parent of the Los Angeles Times, will pay $170 million for the company in a deal expected to close within the first quarter of...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:30 AM
ATLANTA — Ric Reitz makes movies. He helped bankroll the Matt Damon thriller "Contagion," Clint Eastwood's "Trouble With the Curve" and the Robert Downey comedy "Due Date."
Reitz, an energetic 58-year-old, doesn't hang out at the Polo Lounge, red-...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:27 PM
Wall Street had plenty of reasons to think 2013 would go miserably for the stock market — what with a lackluster global economy, the U.S. government shutdown, Syria's civil war, the Obamacare fiasco and Miley Cyrus.
Instead, we're on track for a...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:31 AM
People who listen to Pandora Media Inc.'s Internet radio service in the car will now hear advertisements as the company tries to add revenue from the automotive market.
The Oakland-based company said Monday that it is rolling out in-car advertising...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The Perris Union High School District is paying $344 apiece for a Chromebook for every student. Nearby, Riverside Unified purchased a variety of devices, including the Kindle Fire and iPad Mini, for as low as $150 each. In San Diego Unified, some students...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 9:42 PM
Continuing its efforts to provide every student with a computer, the Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday agreed to distribute iPads to 38 more campuses, begin the process of purchasing laptops for seven high schools and buy as many tablets as needed...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies.
"This is a warning...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:17 PM
The fast-growing music streaming service Spotify has introduced it first free, ad-supported service for smartphones and tablets, the Swedish company said Wednesday. The digital music firm also said it has launched in 20 new global markets, meaning it's...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:43 AM
LONDON — Eight major technology companies have joined forces to call for tighter controls on government surveillance, issuing an open letter Monday to President Barack Obama arguing for reforms in the way the U.S. snoops on people.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:38 AM
In an open letter to Washington, eight major technology companies are calling for sweeping changes in the way the U.S. government collects information on citizens.
The letter was signed by AOL Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc., Google Inc., LinkedIn...