Commentary: The streaming music service co-owned by Jay Z, Beyonce and Kanye West can teach Apple a thing or two about thinking outside of the box.
"I misspoke," 343 Industries studio head Josh Holmes says.
The glittering products from Gold & Co. London add sparkle (and weight) to your lineup of tech toys. Here are a few we'd love to put in a vault.
Facebook's co-founder joins tech leaders Steve Jobs and Bill Gates in wax form, at Madame Tussauds -- opening in San Francisco on June 26.
Internet activist and Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz has been found dead at his home in New York, aged 26.
Wireless gear maker Alan Dick & Co. has raised $26.8 million from Lloyds TSB Development Capital. As a result of the deal, Lloyds will receive a seat on the U.K.-based company's board of directors. ADC will use the funding to continue its global expansion and increase the range of its service offerings. The company manufactures and installs wireless telecom equipment such as antennas, and also offers services for radio frequency and network planning. The company's customers include Vodafone, Orange, Nokia, Motorola and Ericsson.
High Speed Access (HSA), a cable modem-based broadband Internet service provider, said it has 176,000 customers, an increase of 26 percent from 140,000 subscribers at the end of March. HSA, which is backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has changed its business model in recent months, something the company believes helped its bottom line. The company will report quarterly financial results Aug. 9.
Scene7 has raised an $11.3 million second round of funding, led by Moore Capital Management. Other investors include Xcelera, GCH Investments, and previous investors Hearst Interactive Media, Weston Presidio Capital, Halpern Denny & Co., Roger Horchow, Slifer Designs and TWB Investment Partnership. San Rafael, Calif.-based Scene7 has raised more than $26 million for its imaging software business. Scene7 markets its software to companies that use it for the Internet, print and Internet kiosks. See complete list.
The New York Society of Security Analysts' ongoing forum on Amazon.com has scheduled two upcoming meetings to review candidates for Amazon's board of directors. At its April 26 meeting, the forum, which is co-sponsored by investment banker Gary Lutin, will draft a list of questions to pose to candidates. The forum plans to give director candidates time to address those questions at its May 10 meeting. Amazon will release its list of director candidates in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing later this month. The Seattle-based company will hold its annual meeting May 23. The NYSSA forum has been sharply critical of the financial information Amazon has provided to investors. In the last two months, it sent letters to venture capitalist John Doerr and Amazon's other directors, asking them to encourage the company to provide more information on its financial standing.
Tiffany & Co. will relaunch a Web site on Nov. 26 that includes jewelry priced as high as $18,000.