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!
After splitting off its Nook division last fall, Barnes & Noble appears to be entertaining getting out of the digital business altogether in a possible sale to partner Microsoft valued at as much as $1 billion.
Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility certainly got the attention of the tech world last year, but a new report claims the $12.4 billion purchase may be giving the search giant nothing but trouble.
While we're always guaranteed to hear about the deals Apple managed to nab, it's far more rare to hear about the ones that got away -- such as a potential partnership with Goodreads prior to Amazon snapping the company up.
In case you haven't noticed, satellite provider Dish Network wants to get into the cellular carrier business -- only days after a rumored partnership with T-Mobile, the TV provider is launching a bid for Sprint instead.
Just when you thought BlackBerry might actually be out of the woods comes word that the company's first BlackBerry 10-powered handset might actually have more returns than sales, at least in some markets. Thursday also didn't bring good news from Rockmelt, who plans to ditch its socially minded web browser, although Pulse and LinkedIn had some good news to share with the world. Find out what it is in today's recap!