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Apple iTunes Sees Big Drop in Music Sales10/24/14
Digital music sales at Apple's iTunes store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start of the year, according to people familiar with the matter. Tom Ortuso has that story and more.
Elle Ensures an Ad Free Experience...for Life
Amazon posts a loss; Ello files to become a Public Benefit Corporation; Microsoft's cloud growth continues and Airbnb plans an employee stock sale. WSJ's Mathew with details on those stories and more.
Apple Plans More Stores in China
Tom Ortuso has the latest on Apple and a look at Thursday's big day for technology stocks.
Free Shipping Getting More Expensive
AT&T lowers its revenue outlook; some Apple Pay users getting charged twice; free shipping is getting more expensive and new study confirms that e-pricing discrimination is more widespread than previously though. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories...
Yahoo Shares Surge
Wednesday was a big day for Yahoo shares and a look at the new iPad.
A Look at the New iMac
Yahoo reports a slight increase in revenue and Google steps up efforts to fight piracy. WSJ's Eytan Shander on those stories and more.
Tech Stocks Soar
Apple and other technology stocks posted big gains Tuesday. Tom Ortuso reports.
Apple's Profit Jumps on iPhone Sales
Apple's profit jumped; IBM shares are sliding; Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a new deal and price cuts for Spotify. WSJ's Mathew Passy has details on those stories and more.
IBM Pulls Profit Goal, Sees Customer Spending Slow
Tom Ortuso reports on IBM earnings and Apple Pay.
What to Expect from Apple Pay
Apple Pay rolls out today; IBM parts ways with its semiconductor business; Twitter looks to make nice with developers and Microsoft prepping wearable technology. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
Apple's Next iPad Will Let Users Swap Data Plans
The next version of the iPad will come with a built in SIM card that users can take to different providers; AMD is handing out more pink slips and tech stocks rose with the broader markets. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
New Products & A New Partnership For Apple
Apple unveils a new, thinner iPad and launches a new partnership with Twitter...and Google's results disappoint on a slowdown in paid clicks. WSJ's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
New Apple Gadgets
Apple unveiled a pair of new iPads. It also said its Apple Pay mobile-payment service will roll out Monday and be supported by more than 500 banks.
Netflix Earnings Dissapoint
Netflix shares drop on their recent earnings results; Paypal keeps growing; HBO giving cord cutters what they want; Amazon announces seasonal hiring intentions and a look at the Galaxy Note 4. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
Google Unveils Nexus 6 Phone to Rival iPhone 6
Google is out with new devices and HBO gives the cord-cutters what they want. Tom Ortuso reports.
A Good Day For Intel
Intel posts improved earnings & revenue, and gains a new foothold in the U.S. smartphone market - and a look at "smart" home locks. WSJ's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
Google Adopts Delivery-Service Model
Google is expanding its delivery service and will start charging a membership fee. Tom Ortuso has that story and more.
Google Looks to Challenge Amazon Prime
Regulators say search engines continue to trick consumers; Google looks to take on Amazon Prime; Playstation TV goes on sale today and Twitter is trying mobile payments in France. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those tech headlines and more.
France's Iliad Drops Plan to Acquire T-Mobile US
Iliad has dropped plans to acquire a controlling stake in T-Mobile. Tom Ortuso has that story and a look at how technology stocks fared to start the week.
Bose & Beats Settle Patent Suit
Headphone makers Bose & Beats settle a patent lawsuit ... Yelp is beating Google in local reviews ... and Samsung loves its latest brand ranking. WSJ's Bill Fantini has those stories and more.
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