Verizon Wireless may be an American carrier, but nearly half of the company is owned by foreigner Vodafone -- that is, until this week, when Verizon takes full ownership of the nation's largest provider.
If you were a fan of the iOS app Matcha.tv, which quietly shut down in May, take heart: It appears the second-screen service has been absorbed by Apple, presumably as part of Cupertino's bigger television ambitions.
Now here's an interesting rumor: Although Microsoft already owns its Kinect technology, the Israeli company that created it could soon find itself with a new corporate address in Cupertino, California.
From the outside looking in, Apple appears to be in trouble with the iPhone in Russia, one of the world's largest countries. Three major carriers there have turned their back on the handset after five years, but is it a case of Apple being intentionally difficult because it has other plans -- such as its own retail stores there -- or are fickle Russians simply tired of paying too much money for the coveted smartphone? Time will tell, but let's get up to speed on the news in today's recap...
The Commodore Amiga hardware may be dead and gone, but its software lives on in the hearts and minds of an L.A. content distribution company who just acquired a library of more than 300 classic games from that era.
If there's one thing users fear most, it's their favorite product or service being shut down in the wake of an acquisition by a bigger company. This week saw the demise of another, and we have Dropbox to blame.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was a frequent guest of AllThingsD's annual tech conference, and CEO Tim Cook will apparently follow in his footsteps, making his second appearance in as many years on Tuesday night.
The big event on Tuesday was Apple CEO Tim Cook's return to the AllThingsD conference, which we'll get to in a moment, but we managed to assemble a handful of other tidbits for you as well. We've got an acquisition, a merger, a couple of software updates and even some gripes about Apple's plans to relocate its flagship San Francisco retail store… so dig in and enjoy!