Tag Archive: Deal


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 ›

Apple nails down Trent Reznor as part of Beats deal

Like an enthusiastic groupie, Apple is picking up musicians left and right these days. The latest report, confirmed by a spokesperson for Beats, says the Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor will not be leaving Beats following the Apple acquisition.… Read more ›

Hours after Apple secured its $ 3 billion acquisition of Beats, Eddie Cue and Jimmy Iovine took the stage at Code Conference to talk about the new partnership along with the state of tech and the future of Apple. Eddie boasted Apple’s 2014… Read more ›

Now that Apple’s acquisition of Beats has finally been made official, Eddie Cue and Jimmy Iovine took the stage at the the inaugural Code Conference tonight to give a peak behind the scenes of deal, as well as glimpse at… Read more ›

Beats Music is now owned by Apple, and to celebrate the service is extending its free trial and lowering the cost of its yearly subscription cost. – We’re stoked to announce that our no strings attached trial has been extended… Read more ›