Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing
Tim Cook Proudly Declares He's Gay10/30/14
A judge wants to unseal bankruptcy documents from GT Advanced Tech and Apple; Tim Cook proudly declares that he's gay and Microsoft launched a smartwatch. WSJ's Mathew Passy has those stories and more.
Profits Tumble At Samsung
Samsung had a rough quarter and faces more challenges; Apple looks to possibly set up shop in Iran; Highlights from the WSJD Live Global Technology Conference; Mike Weinstein has those stories and more.
Apple in Talks to Sell iPhone in Iran
Apple is in preliminary contact with Iranian distributors about possibly selling the iPhone in the country. Tom Ortuso has that story and more.
3rd Quarter Earnings For Facebook
Facebook reveals a bump in earnings in its latest quarter; The Federal Trade Commission sues AT Technology boosts scoring in the N.F.L. Mike Weinstein has those stories and more.
Google's Newest Search: Cancer Cells
In the latest example of its sweeping ambition, Google is designing tiny magnetic particles to patrol the human body for signs of cancer and other diseases. Tom Ortuso has that story and a look at Tuesday's big day for technology stocks.
Russia Linked to Cyberattacks
A new report points the finger at Russia over recent cyberattacks; Alibaba wants to partner with Apple on mobile payments; Twitter's growth rate slows and YouTube to offer ad-free subscriptions. WSJ's Mathew Passy has details on those stories and more.
Apple's Surprising Growth Driver: the Mac
Apple's Mac computer line sees a jump in sales and Fitbit is rolling out new gadgets.
Some Retailers Block Apple Pay
Some retailers are blocking Apple Pay as they develop their own mobile payment system; Twitter takes over Twitpic; Roku could be preparing an IPO and AT&T plans to lock the iPad SIM card. WSJ's Mathew Passy on those stories and more.
Apple iTunes Sees Big Drop in Music Sales
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.
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