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Apple v. Samsung

The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone

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Report: Apple buys wireless headphone maker Wi-Gear

A report from 9to5 Mac cites unnamed source claiming Apple acquired Bluetooth headphone maker Wi-Gear as much as two months ago.

By November 9, 2010

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Report: Apple did not acquire Wi-Gear

Although reports yesterday suggested Apple bought Bluetooth headset maker Wi-Gear, the company's CEO tells Barron's today that it did not, in fact, get acquired by Apple.

By November 10, 2010

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Apple said to be buying Google-backed Swell for $30M

The Swell podcast-streaming app, which learns what you like and don't like, reportedly will be shut down as part of the $30 million deal.

By July 28, 2014

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Apple buys e-book recommendation engine, report says

The tech giant's potential purchase could help it compete in an area dominated by Amazon's prized e-book business, according to TechCrunch.

By July 25, 2014

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Former retail chief: Only 1 in 100 Apple store visitors actually buys

In an interview at Stanford, Ron Johnson explains that Apple stores aren't places to sell. They are places to be.

By July 9, 2014

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Apple seeks patent for 'ear presence' sensors in time for Beats buy

The technology is designed to determine whether a person's ear is in the vicinity of the earbuds or headphones to play audio.

By May 29, 2014

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Apple finally confirms it's buying Beats for $3B

The company says Beats founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will join Apple.

By May 28, 2014

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Dr Dre could join Apple if Beats buy takes place, report says

Apple is after more than just headphones in its rumoured multibillion-dollar acquisition of Beats, according to a report suggesting Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine might join the tech giant.

By May 23, 2014

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Apple may buy Beats to challenge Spotify

A video seems to confirm reports that Apple is in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, but the deal would go beyond headphones. Also, Netflix raises prices and a new app pokes fun at the evils of greed.

By May 9, 2014

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Apple said to be in talks to buy Beats Electronics for $3.2B

Tentative deal between iPhone maker and Beats is reportedly in the works and could be one of Apple's biggest buys yet.

By May 8, 2014