This week a beloved author passed, an A-lister was attacked, and two music moguls got $3 billion richer.
Apple is buying more flair with its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, a headphone and music streaming specialist founded by rapper Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook is embracing the company’s “think different” creed while making decisions that would have seemed crazy to his fabled predecessor, Steve Jobs.
Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine.
Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.
Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software, heralding a new era under a CEO who vows to focus more on the devices that people are actually using.
Apple’s labor practices are under attack by two activist groups who contend the company makes its iPhones with a hazardous mix of chemicals that threaten the health of factory workers assembling the devices in China.
Two of rap’s top stars combined for a hit-filled show Wednesday night during South By Southwest, allowing Samsung to steal some of Apple’s luster at the annual music festival.
Apple is accelerating the race to make smartphone applications easier and safer to use in cars. Three companies are previewing Apple’s new technology for cars this week.
A North Texas singer is hoping to make a big splash in the music scene with her debut album. Rhea Raj’s release “Neon” will be hitting the iTunes store this weekend.
Soundgarden will celebrate the 20th anniversary of album “Superunknown” by playing it front-to-back on the third night of the iTunes Festival in March at SXSW in Austin.
Apple’s iTunes is putting its own stamp on South by Southwest, piggybacking on the annual event hosted by the city of Austin with a five-night music festival all its own.