Category: Business News

Definitive Proof the Apple vs. Samsung Case Is Really About Google

Definitive Proof the Apple vs. Samsung Case Is Really About Google

Apple’s on-going patent lawsuit against Samsung has long been cast as a proxy war against Google, the maker of the Android operating system that powers the Samsung devices competing with the iPhone. New evidence...

The Aereo Supreme Court Case Is About to Change TV Forever

The Aereo Supreme Court Case Is About to Change TV Forever

Aereo heads to court against the nation’s largest broadcasters, which claim the service amounts to theft because the startup pays nothing to capture and sell their free, over-the-air broadcast signals Upstart Internet video company...

Apple Will Now Recycle Any Product You Give Back—and Give You Credit for It

Apple Will Now Recycle Any Product You Give Back—and Give You Credit for It

Apple Stores will now accept any of the company’s products for recycling at no charge, and may even give you a store credit to be used against a new model if the items you...

This Is AT&T’s Plan to Smother Google Fiber

This Is AT&T’s Plan to Smother Google Fiber

AT&T says it wants to explore ways to offer gigabit broadband service to U.S. 21 cites — in a direct challenge to Google Fiber — but some skeptics aren’t buying it AT&T’s plan to...

4 Reasons to Be Bullish About Netflix

4 Reasons to Be Bullish About Netflix

A new survey of web users’ entertainment habits finds Netflix has surpassed YouTube as the top online video site but as the company publicizes its first-quarter earnings, analysts are eager to see how much...

General Mills Reverses Legal Terms After Controversy

General Mills Reverses Legal Terms After Controversy

The food giant reversed itself regarding widely criticized new legal terms on its website that some said could prevent customers from suing the company over downloading coupons, joining its online communities or interacting with...

10 Cities Where Americans Are Pretty Much Terrified to Live

10 Cities Where Americans Are Pretty Much Terrified to Live

According to Gallup, 70.5% of Americans surveyed in 2012 and 2013 said they felt safe walking alone at night. This is effectively unchanged from 2011, when 71% of respondents said they felt safe. In...

Record Labels Suing Pandora Over Oldies

Record Labels Suing Pandora Over Oldies

Major labels say Pandora is violating their copyrights to a slew of pre-1972 oldies like the Beatles, Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin. While federal copyright laws don’t protect the older tunes, record labels argue...

5 Reasons the Latest PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales Figures Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

5 Reasons the Latest PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Sales Figures Don’t Mean What You Think They Do

It’s not as simple as 7 million PS4 units minus 5 million Xbox One units equals a 2-million sales shortfall.   Two million. That’s the global gully, valley or chasm — you pick —...

Barry Diller Blasts Obama for Backing TV Broadcasters

Barry Diller Blasts Obama for Backing TV Broadcasters

The billionaire says the Obama Administration is aligning itself “against competition, choice and the consumer” by supporting TV broadcasters aiming to kill Aereo Billionaire mogul Barry Diller blasted the Obama Administration and the nation’s...