Tag Archive: Deal


Los Angeles teachers union president Alex Caputo-Pear has called for L.A. Schools chief John Deasy – the man who helped orchestrate the ill-fated $ 1.3 billion tech deal designed to give an iPad to every student – to report to “teacher jail” while the program… Read more ›

iPhone 6 will finally make NFC payments a big deal

The iPhone 6 is going to attempt to replace your wallet, according to a report from Wired, claiming Apple’s mobile payment system will debut as a major feature in the iPhone 6, and NFC is a key piece of the… Read more ›

The man tipped to take over Samsung as chairman was the only Samsung executive invited to attend Jobs’ 2011 memorial service. 46-year-old Lee Jae Yong is the son of current Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee, who suffered a major heart attack… Read more ›

Los Angeles teachers union president Alex Caputo-Pearl has called for an investigation into LAUSD schools superintendent John Deasy’s apparent relationship with Apple, which led to the announcement that the Los Angeles Unified School District had decided to blow its entire… Read more ›

Does the iOS-centric IBM-Apple deal equal the end of the road for desktops? Absolutely it does, if you believe Bob Tinker, CEO of the newly-public company MobileIron. Discussing the recent alliance between the two tech giants during his company’s first… Read more ›

  Apple is finalizing its acquisition of Beats Electronics ahead of the August 1st closing date, and while most of Beats’ top talent will be migrating to the mothership, about 40% of Beats’ global workforce will be cut during the… Read more ›

Dr. Dre is getting respect from Compton after Beats deal

It’s hard to imagine the inventor of gangsta rap having an office in the spotless halls of Apple’s Cupertino headquarters. Dr. Dre managed to rise above the streets of Compton to become the self-proclaimed “first hip-hop billionaire” thanks to Apple’s $ 3… Read more ›

As expected, Apple’s website is currently advertising the company’s “Back to School†promotion. Details about the promotion appeared early today, following a period during which the Apple Online Store was temporarily closed for business. Much like last year, Apple is… Read more ›

Is Apple’s $ 3 billion acquisition of Beats Music a potential antitrust case? European Union antitrust regulators announced this morning that it will rule on whether or not to clear Apple’s Beats music bid by July 30. It is hoped that… Read more ›

NBA superstar (and Samsung shill) LeBron James reportedly made some serious bank as a result of Apple’s $ 3bn Beats acquisition in May — ranking as the largest equity cash payout for a professional athlete in history. Citing sources close to… Read more ›