By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Upscale headphone maker Beats Electronics is buying music subscription service MOG in an attempt to improve what goes into playback devices as much as what comes out of them.
Beats, founded by rapper Dr.
NEW YORK (AP) - Sony is buying the video game-streaming company Gaikai for about $380 million in a bid to establish a new cloud-based gaming service.
Video game streaming is not as widespread as music and movie streaming, largely because the technology is far
By ALAN CLENDENNING and DANIEL WOOLLSAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Swathed in the red and yellow colors of Spain, hundreds of thousands packed central Madrid to give a hero's welcome home Monday to "La Roja" - the national soccer team that erased the economically struggling
By ADAM SCHRECKAP Business Writer
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Queen Elizabeth 2's Dubai owners outlined plans Monday to turn the storied cruise liner into a dockside hotel that will keep many existing furnishings intact, ending years of speculation about the fate
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
After returning from the battlefields of Iraq, Christian Ellis found the only way to soothe the war wounds in his soul was by losing himself singing opera's powerful, haunting songs.
Now the 29-year-old former Marine machine
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Apple has paid $60 million to settle a dispute in China over ownership of the iPad name, a court announced Monday, removing a potential obstacle to sales of the popular tablet computer in the key Chinese market.
By MELISSA NELSON-GABRIELAssociated Press
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - European aerospace giant Airbus will build its first airplane factory in the U.S., aiming to compete better against archrival Boeing in the battle to dominate the global aviation industry.
The Mobile, Ala., factory - due to start up in
By E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and KATHERINE CORCORANAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's old guard sailed back into power after a 12-year hiatus Sunday as the official preliminary vote count handed a victory to Enrique Pena Nieto, whose party was long accused of ruling the
By Sadie Gennis,
Adele's going to be a mom!The 24-year-old singer announced on her website Friday that she and boyfriend Simon Konecki, 36, are expecting their first child together.Adele, LMFAO top Billboard Music Awards"I am delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child
By The Associated Press
EMI Group Ltd., the iconic British music company that is home to The Beatles, Coldplay and Katy Perry, is being split and sold, though it faces regulatory scrutiny as the planned buyers increase their dominance of the music industry.