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  • FILE - In this April 1, 2013 photo, a man leaves an Apple store with an iPhone and an iPad in his hands in central Beijing, China. Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, according to a Financial Times report published late Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

    Report: Apple on verge of buying Beats for $3.2B

    Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and music industry impresario Jimmy Iovine, according to a published report.


  • State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, looks surprised as the votes were posted for his measure requiring electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function on all smartphones manufactured and sold after July 2015, at the Capitol  in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday May 8, 2014.  The bill, SB962, which fell two votes short of passage when it was brought up two weeks ago, was approved by the Senate by a 26-8 vote. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    California smartphone 'kill switch' bill advances

    On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts.


  • Apple awarded $119M, but who's winning the fight?

    When a jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple $119 million for copying features of the iPhone, it was latest chapter in the worldwide legal fighting between the top two smartphone companies.


  • Jury says Samsung infringed Apple patents

    A California jury has determined that Samsung infringed Apple smartphone patents and awarded $120 million damages.


  • Apple v. Samsung: Jurors end day without verdict

    California jurors have ended the day without reaching a verdict and will continue deliberating in a legal fight between Apple and Samsung over smartphone technology.


  • Jurors end day without verdict in patent case

    California jurors failed Wednesday to decide a patent-infringement case involving the world's two biggest smartphone makers after their first full day of deliberations.


  • FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, file photo, employees cheer customers as they enter a newly-opened Apple Store in the Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing. Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems announced Thursday, April 24, 2014, they have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

    Google, Apple settle high-tech workers' lawsuit

    Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.


  • Apple takes steps to lift sagging stock price

    Apple upstaged Wednesday's release of its fiscal second-quarter earnings by announcing plans to send more cash to its shareholders and split its stock for the first time in nine years. This is what Apple is doing:


  • FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, a woman using a phone walks past Apple's logo near its retail outlet in Beijing. Apple reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

    Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock

    Apple is doling out more of its cash to shareholders and preparing to split its stock for the first time in nine years in an attempt to win back investors fretting about the iPhone maker's slowing sales growth and pace of innovation.


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